Stretch mark is a narrow band on the outer layer of the skin that occurs due to the tension on the skin. Stretch marks are common on abdominal skin in women after giving birth to a child.
How To Remove Stretch Marks
There are various ways to remove stretch marks and surgery is one of them. Cosmetic surgery or laser surgery can remove stretch marks permanently. However, this is an expensive method to remove stretch marks.
You can also try ointments and creams especially made for stretch marks removal. There are some downsides of using ointments and creams for removing stretch marks. These ointments and creams peel off the outer skin (where stretch marks are visible) and bring out the inner skin.
If you are worried about stretch marks but afraid to try surgery or synthetic cosmetics or drugs, you can try natural remedies. Here are some natural remedies for removing stretch marks. You can try these natural remedies at home easily and use them without side effects.
Natural Remedies For Removing Stretch Marks
Here are some proven methods to remove stretch marks permanently.
Add ½ cup of cocoa butter with 1 teaspoon wheat germ oil, 2 teaspoon beeswax, 1 teaspoon apricot oil, 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil, and I teaspoon kernel oil. Heat the mixture until beeswax melts.
Apply the mixture on your stretch marks and massage for few minutes until it is absorbed by your skin.
You can store the mixture in the refrigerator for later use.
Massage the affected areas with shea butter and leave it on. Use this remedy 2-3 times per day.
Aloe Vera gel is also effective against stretch marks. If you have aloe vera plant in your backyard, it is fine, however, if you do not have aloe vera, you can get aloe vera gen from the market. Add vitamin A and E capsules in aloe vera gel. Massage your skin with this mixture until it is absorbed completely. Do not rinse.
Heat the castor oil and massage on your stretch marks with hot oil. It works better if you use this before going to bed.
Vitamin E is good for your skin. You can get rid of stretch marks by massaging your marks with vitamin E oil every night.
Olive oil also works well on stretch marks. Massage your stretch marks with extra virgin olive oil.
Make a paste of coffee by adding water. Scrub your affected area with coffee paste. Scrub in circular motion for 5 minutes. Rinse with water. You can also add aloe vera gel or olive oil for fast results.
Massage your stretch marks with almond oil. Let your skin absorb the oil completely.
Prepare a mixture of sugar by adding a few drops of almond oil and lemon juice. Apply on your stretch marks and massage in circular motion for 5-6 minutes. Rinse with water.
Baby oil is can also remove your stretch marks. Apply baby oil on your affected area after taking bath. Make sure you pat your skin dry before applying baby oil.