Stretch marks are a common problem for all of us nowadays which ultimately destroys our confidence. We all want to get rid of these stretch marks. Don’t we? Imagine talking with your favorite person and the time when they notice the stretch marks on your arms? That’s just going to make you feel awkward and you will start losing confidence. Going for home remedies to get rid of such skin problems is always the best possible way. Instead of using chemicals and other products for skin problems, home remedies are always the better option.
Stretch marks are common in certain areas of the body such as the waist, thighs, lower backs, breasts, arms, and hips. Well, Stretch marks are generally these long lines that are different from your normal skin color. They are generally noticed when the upper layer of the skin is stretched. These are especially common in pregnancy. In the skin, we have fibers that help to stretch our skin. But when the skin becomes excessively stretched, these fibers break down and stretch marks appear.
There are some special causes of stretch marks such as the abdominal fiber stretch due to abdominal development during pregnancy. Stretch marks are also noticeable among young boys and girls due to their physical growth and sudden weight loss and weight gain. Many creams and lotions are responsible for these stretch marks too. Again sometimes stretch marks are also seen due to genetic reasons. If your parents have stretch marks, you also have a chance to get stretch marks. Those who are into weightlifting and bodybuilding also have to face stretch marks for sudden muscle growth. You don’t need to worry though, you can fight it out. Stretch marks can never be completely cured though. But it can be fed through some home remedies. So here we are, let’s work on it.
10.Lemon juice and vitamin C as home remedies-
Lemon juice is a very useful ingredient to remove stretch marks. They contain various ingredients that help to remove skin blemishes which are very useful for the skin. We can cut a fresh lemon and rub it on the stretch mark areas twice a day. After using it for some days, we will see that the stretch marks are fading. Lemon also contains vitamin C which is very beneficial for the skin.
Vitamin C contains antioxidants that fight the toxins that are responsible for blemishes in our body or the skin. So we can eat one or two lemons every day. Also, fruits like berries, pineapple, peach, spinach, broccoli, tomato contain vitamin C that can be eaten in certain amounts daily.
09. Black tea –
Black tea contains some skin cleansing ingredients and a lot of antioxidants. As discussed, antioxidant ingredients remove skin toxins which are one of the main causes of blemishes. First, boil two teaspoons of black tea in a cup of water and add salt. Then let the black tea cool down a little and soak fresh cotton in it and apply it on the stretch mark as many times as you can in a day.
Keep doing this until your stretch marks are reduced. And black tea also contains vitamin B12 which helps to restore normal skin color. Black tea is one of the best home remedies which not only cure stretch marks but also various other infections on your skin.
08. Aloe vera gel-
We use aloe vera gel to treat almost any skin problem. Aloe vera gel is also a very good solution for stretch marks. Because aloe vera gel contains antioxidants, Vitamin A, and C. Like Vitamin C, Vitamin A is also an essential ingredient for the skin. Remove the top layer of aloe vera and take out the inner jelly and apply it to your stretch marks every day and wash it off after 1 hour.
You can use aloe vera in another way if you want. You can also apply it to your stretch marks by making a mixture – by mixing honey, aloe vera, and coconut oil. This will help the stretch marks are fading after a few days of using one of these many home remedies.
Sugar is another useful home remedy to remove stretch marks. This is a homeopathic way to get rid of stretch marks. Sugar contains glycolic acid which helps to create new skin cells and thus fixes the skin above the stretch marks. You can mix 4 cups of olive oil or 4 cups of coconut oil with one cup of sugar.
And you can also add honey and lemon juice to it. After making the mixture, rub on your stretch marks every day and wash it after 10 -15 minutes. Also mix sugar and aloe vera gel in the ratio of 1: 2 and apply the paste on the stretch marks three to four times a week. Within a few days, you will get rid of stretch marks.
06. Egg whites as home remedies –
The white part of the egg is one of the best ingredients for the skin. It contains high protein and amino acids. Egg white can regenerate stretched skin. First, separate the egg white from the egg yolk. Then apply it to your stretch marks with a makeup brush or cotton if you want. Leave the egg whites in this way until they are completely dry. After drying, wash the area with lukewarm water. Do this at least once a day. You can do more than once if you want. After a few days of using this home remedy, you will see your stretch marks fade.
05. Potato juice –
Potatoes are a major ingredient in relieving stretch marks. They contain several ingredients that help in lightening the skin. It contains an enzyme called ‘catecholase’. ‘Catecholase’ helps to brighten the skin and remove blemishes from the skin. Extract the juice from the potato. Then apply it to your stretch marks and leave it for 30 minutes and then wash it off. After a while, you will get the desired result. Home remedies like potato juice are always one the best ways to help get rid of stretch marks as they are always available at your home.
04. Argan oil and vitamin E as home remedies —
Argan oil is an effective ingredient to get rid of stretch marks. Ingredients like Argan oil contain a lot of vitamin E. Vitamin E contains antioxidants and it also increases the elasticity of the skin. Rub argan oil on your stretch marks every day to fix your broken tissues and you will see this home remedy helping your stretch marks fade.
And you can even eat fruits that are rich in vitamin E, such as pine nuts, broccoli, spinach, papaya, almond, avocado, etc.
03. Olive oil —
Olive oil is another active ingredient to treat stretch marks and many other skin problems. Ingredients like olive oil also contain a lot of vitamin E. Olive oil contains plenty of moisturizing ingredients and some antioxidants that fix various skin blemishes very easily and quickly. They can also repair any kind of skin damage. Rub lightly on your stretch marks at least once a day and in a few days, you will get good results.
02. Castor oil —
Castor oil contains 90 percent ricinoleic acid. This acid balances the moisture of the skin. There are many ways you can apply castor oil on stretch marks. First, massage castor oil well on the stretch marks for 10 minutes, then heat a cotton cloth and press gently on the stretch marks to get better results.
Secondly, you can use a mixture of castor oil mixed with coconut oil. And you can also mix castor oil and honey with lemon juice and apply them to your stretch marks. The use of castor oil is thus one of the most effective home remedies to get rid of stretch marks.
01.Raw turmeric and sandalwood as home remedies—
Another useful home remedy for stretch marks is raw turmeric and sandalwood. We use turmeric or sandalwood to reduce various spots on our faces. The use of sandalwood and raw turmeric can treat many skin problems. Raw turmeric and sandalwood are also very good for stretch marks.
Make a good paste with a few pieces of raw turmeric. Then mix sandalwood with it then apply that mixture on your stretch marks once a day. When you see that the paste is dry, wash the skin off. This will surely give you some good results.