There are many reasons behind stretch marks. Stretch marks appear like nail marks on your skin. They’re usually found on your hands, feet or belly. There are many other reasons behind stretch marks, the primary one being pregnancy. Sometimes, due to abrupt weight fluctuations, stretch marks are seen at very young age. It can also occur due to hormonal changes during teenage. Stretch marks are normal to occur during pregnancy. This is the reason why women are not able to wear the clothes of their choice after childbirth. Sometimes, they invest thousands of rupees in high-end cosmetic products to vanish away their stretch marks. But now you can get rid of stretch marks easily by using these simple home remedies.
1. Vegetable Oil Massage
Mostly vegetable oil is used to cook food. It is included in our ancient home remedies as well to have a bath in vegetable oil during few months of the pregnancy. Massaging this oil on your belly can reduce stretch marks to great extents.
Sugar might be a toxin for those who are trying to lose weight. But to remove stretch marks, it has been very effective. Add some almond oil and lemon juice to 1 tbsp. of sugar and massage this mixture on your stretch marks to see visible results. Do this for at least 1 month to see significant results.
3. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is used to eliminate any kind of scar on our skin. So this can be used for lightening stretch marks as well. Fresh lemon juice is very effective in scar removal. You can rub a lemon on your stretch marks. Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash it with lukewarm water.
4. Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera can cure anything except the death itself. It has been used since centuries for countless of beauty benefits. The aloe vera gel can be used to vanish away stretch marks as well. You can use the aloe vera gel alone on your stretch marks but for added benefits, you can mix some vitamin E oil with it. Apply this mixture on your stretch marks, leave it until it dries off and then wash it away.
5. Potato Juice
This is the easiest way to get rid of stretch marks at home. You can grate a potato and squeeze it to extract the juice. Apply this juice on your stretch marks. The vitamins and minerals found in potatoes will reduce your stretch marks to a great extent.
6. Olive Oil
Apart from getting rid of stretch marks, olive oil also adds moisture to the skin. Heat some olive oil and apply it on your effective areas. It will improve your blood circulation. Leave it for half an hour. Massage this oil just before going to bed.