NATURAL WAYS OF GETTING RID OF STRETCH MARKS
Ever looked at your body and noticed some odd annoying marks on your stomach or other parts of your body?
You are not alone. And before you ask, stretch marks are not peculiar to women alone; men also have stretch marks too. So what are really the causes of these annoying marks on the body?
You need to understand that there are different causes of stretch marks and these include pregnancy and puberty. For some people, it may be difficult to get rid of stretch marks completely but however, there are natural means that can be deployed in order to minimize the appearance of these marks.
That said, you have to be careful before you start applying all sorts of creams and chemicals on your body all in the name of eliminating stretch marks. If you cannot afford a skincare specialist or those skin care treatments, that’s not the end of the world as there are homemade remedies you can explore and achieve a good result. Some of these available natural remedies will be discussed here just for you.
Cocoa butter is one of the best natural remedies to get rid of stretch marks on your body. Before you sleep every night, you can apply cocoa butter on the affected skin area before you sleep at night. With time, the stretch marks will wane.
The benefits of this plant cannot be overemphasized. Aloe vera is believed to have healing properties that help in regenerating skin tissues. All you need to do is to take some aloe vera puree and apply it on the areas of your body where there are stretch marks. Leave it for at least 15 minutes and then wash up will lukewarm water. Repeat the process daily and you will notice a remarkable difference.
Cucumber and Lemon
The combination of these two natural fruits is astonishing. While cucumber has the potential to leave a soothing relief on y our skin, lemon will help heal and reduce scars because of its high acidic content. So just like the others above, extract the lemon juice, blend it well with cucumber puree and apply to the affected area. Leave for about 15 minutes before you wash off. Try this daily and you will get results in days.
Castor oil and Coconut oil
This can be used after using the methods discussed in 1, 2 and 3 above, the reason is that while treating stretch marks, they tend to shrink and make the skin look dry and rusty. This is the best time to apply castor oil or coconut oil (whichever is available) to your skin as it will help your skin heal with time.
This is the much available remedies that will be discussed here but trust me, if you follow these natural remedies religiously, you will definitely get results as they are natural and do not have side effects.