Friday, 2 September 2016

Stretch marks removal and treatment naturally at home: 16 best home remedies for lightening and removing stretch marks naturally : How to cure pregnancy stretch marks using natural remedies at home

 Stretch marks are the narrow lines or streaks on the skin which are usually triggered by sudden weight gain or weight loss. They mainly appear on the skin during pregnancy and due to weight fluctuations. Stretch marks are attributed to many factors such as puberty, hormone replacement therapy, body building, genetic disorder, heredity, adrenal gland disease, use of certain medications,etc.  Stretch marks are mainly found on things, hips, lower abdomen, buttock and breasts. Although it is said that stretch marks are not possible to remove but there are some home remedies which claim to lighten stretch marks if used in initial stage. Let us find out how we can make some homemade masks to lighten stretch marks a great deal. Mentioned below the best DIY home remedies to lighten and fade away stretch marks the natural way. Let us learn in detail how to remove and lighten stretch mask naturally.

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Tips for treating stretch marks by using natural ingredients at home


 Sugar is a natural exfoliating agent which helps to fade stretch marks naturally.  Sugar is a good source of glycolic acid, main component of alpha hydroxy acids that make your skin younger and softer, and fairer. Thar is why sugar is very beneficial in lightening dark skin, suntan and ugly stretch marks. Make an exfoliating face mask with 3 spoons of sugar with 2 spoons of lemon juice and few drops of almond oil. Rub this mixture on your abdomen or affected area for 5 minutes till sugar melts completely and use this recipe daily till stretch marks fade completely.

 2.Potato juice

Potato juice is rich in vitamins and minerals which speeds up growth of new and healthy cells. To top it off, potato is chock-full of antioxidants which help to move electron or hydrogen from one substance to an oxidising agent which slows down cell damage process. Anti-oxidants are helpful in breaking off the chain reaction of  skin damaging free radicals. As a result, potato is boon to your skin when it comes to evening out the uneven tone. Just cut a half of potato and rub this on your abdominal areas and let it dry off completely till it dries off. Rich in magnesium and thiamine, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, potato juice is highly effective in fading pregnancy stretch marks and other stretch marks too. Use this beauty tip daily for quick results.
3. Aloe vera

 Aloe vera is the well known natural remedy that lightens stretch marks. Aloe vera gel is extracted from the plant of aloe vera. It speeds up collagen production which helps repair the skin.  Collagen is helpful in making your skin firm, elastic and youthful.  Just apply pure aloe vera gel all over your pregnancy stretch marks. For best results, you can make a pregnancy stretch marks salve  by bursting vitamin E capsules to obtain oil and mix this with to freshly extracted sticky aloe vera gel and massage on your stretch marks to fade them naturally. Very effective natural remedy to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy.

 4.Olive oil 

 Rich in anti-oxidants, vitamin E, and  A, olive oil can help cure stretch marks very well. Vitamin A in olive oil aids in accelerating the blood flow to the skin, thereby, stimulating the dermis and reduces fine lines and wrinkles. Vitamin E in olive oil counteracts the skin-damaging free radicals, where are main causes of wrinkles and premature  ageing. These two vitamins make olive oil a great aid in getting you rid of  stretch marks. Just heat a olive oil in thick vessel and apply a generous amount of olive oil on your abdomen, breast, hips and other affected areas to lighten them naturally.

5.Lemon juice 

 Lemon juice is acidic in nature which is rich in vitamin C and alpha hydroxy acids,. Vitamin C is ascorbic acid which speeds up the production of collagen, a protein which is made from amino acids and constitutes almost 30 percent of protein in our body. It assists in formation of cells and blood vessels. it supports in retaining the firmness of skin. Just scrub a lemon on your skin and let it dry up a bit and wash off after 40 minutes. In addition, you can massage your skin with lemon juice mixed with glyserin to lighten and fade away stretch marks. Very effective beauty tip for stretch marks treatment due to obesity.

 6.Cocoa butter

 Cocoa butter is very popular home remedy to cure stretch marks. Given that cocoa butter is brimful of  skin nourishing vitamin E and anti-oxidants that is why you will find cocoa butter as main ingredient in most stretch marks removal creams and oils . Anti-oxidants counteract harmful free radicals and vitamin E nourishes and repairs the skin by preventing cellular damage. Make a homemade cream by melting 2 spoons of shear butter and 2 spoons of cocoa butter.  Next add one spoon of vitamin E oil to this mixture and massage this preparation on your stretch marks twice a day. This beauty tip is highly beneficial for removing pregnancy stretch marks that is why many doctors recommend using cocoa butter for ugly pregnancy marks post-delivery and during pregnancy also.


Packed with the goodness of vitamin E, K and amino acids, Alfalfa is a beneficial natural remedy to prevent and lighten stretch marks. As we know vitamin E fights free radicals, which accelerates ageing process and vitamin K manages the process of blood clotting and aids in bone mineralization and sustains bone density. And amino acids deep nourish the skin, hair and nails. Make a mixture  with one spoon of alfalfa powder with 4 drops of chamomile oil and massage on your abdominal area or other affected area for stretch marks removal. A very effective ayurvedic recipe!

8 Egg white

Egg white  contains vitamin A and  collagen. Needless to say, collagen is a protein that is found in animal's connecting tissues and rich in amino acids such as glycine, praline, hydroxyproline, arginine. All these things help in renewal of skin cells and help in firming up the skin. All you got to do is to smear the affected area with egg white and wash off after 20 the affected area. This beauty tip will heal stretch marks and tighten the skin too.

 9.Castor oil

Castor oil is an easy and fuss-free home remedy to cure sun burn, acne, itching, warts and boil and skin inflammations. Castor oil  promotes the formation of elastin and protein. Elastin , a protein in the connecting tissues of body assists the tissues of body to come back to its normal shape after stretching. That is why castor oil helps in lightening pregnancy stretch marks a great deal. Just massage your affected area with castor oil and wrap this area with plastic and then foment the area with hot bottle of water. Practice this recipe! It really works!

 10.Black tea

 Black tea is rich in vitamin B, C, E and magnesium , potassium and zinc. Laden with these skin nourishing vitamins and minerals, black tea strengthen the bones and connective tissues of your body. B12 controls the excess pigment production by our body and remove pigmentation marks. Boil 2 spoons of black tea powder and one spoon of spoon in water and dab this preparation on your stretch marks to lighten and remove them permanently.

 11.Coconut oil

 Coconut oil has saturated fats in abundance that strengthen the cells walls and  also helps in fighting free radicals to make your skin spotless and scar-fee. Lauric acid, the basic unit of all proteins or amino acid, makes your skin tight and younger  Just massage coconut oil on your abdominal area to, soothe, hydrate and nourish your skin apart from lightening stretch marks.

 12.Wheat germ oil 

  Wheat germ oil is very good herbal remedy to cure stretch marks both in initial stage and old marks. It is extracted from the embryo of wheat and loading with the goodness of vitamin C D and fatty acids Just massage wheat germ oil on your marks gently. in addition, you can even mix 4 drops of calendula oil with organic wheatgerm oil to massage your abdominal areas ,buttocks, thighs, breasts and other affected parts to lighten stretch marks.

 13.Tea tree  oil

 Tea tree oil contains all sorts of of anti-viral, anti-bacterial properties that reduce stretch marks naturally. Just massage tea tree oil all over your stretch marks to get rid of them permanently.

14.Rose hip seed oil 

Extracted from the seeds of moss rose, rose hip seed oil is full of skin-friendly fatty acids that improve skin's elasticity. To top it off, it also has trans-retinoic acid that is a natural source of vitamin A that helps skin to heal quickly. Massage your skin with rose hip seed oil for  stretch marks removal.

15. Argan oil

Rich in triterpenoid and anti-oxidants, argan oil cures stretch marks fast if applied on the affected area topically. It also contains 80 percent of fatty acids that heals, soften and moisturise your skin to make it flawless. Use this herbal remedy daily.

16.Vitamin E oil

  Vitamin E has therapeutic use in removing all sorts of skin blemishes. Just mix vitamin E oil, shea butter, coconut oil and vanilla oil and apply on your stretch marks for stretch marks treatment.

 By now you are aware of the best and proven home remedies for stretch marks treatment. Follow them and get rid of those ugly stretch marks permanently.


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