How to Combat Stretch Marks Effectively

How to Combat Stretch Marks Effectively

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How to Combat Stretch Marks Effectively
How to Combat Stretch Marks Effectively

Stretch Marks are a nuisance if it starts showing in areas you least it to like thighs, calves etc which means no more of those cute little skirts or hot pants. However for women who are just out of pregnancy stretch marks in their lower belly is something natural but something that one wants to reduce as soon as possible.

Alesha Dixon, a singer model who last year gave birth to a baby girl, Azure says that Vitamin E oil is the best way to get rid of stretch marks effectively. According to the 35 year old entertainer it is always difficult for a woman to bounce back to her pre pregnancy body and that though throughout pregnancy women grow to love these marks but at some point they do search for ways to reduce their visibility as it hinders them from wearing clothes that shows the stretch marks.

The English dancer and rapper said that Vitamin E oil is nourishing plus regular massage of the oil can reduce the stretch marks visibility to a great extent.

Vitamin E oil worked in case of Alesha Dixon however for many it might not be that effective so in such cases there are certain natural remedies available that can help in the fight against stretch marks.

  • Sugar:
    raw sugar mixed with almomnd oil and lemon juice
    raw sugar mixed with almomnd oil and lemon juice

    White Sugar in all its natural form is a very effective way of reducing stretch marks. Simply mix a spoon of raw sugar with few drops of almond oil and apply it to the affected area in order to exfoliate the skin. A regular usage of this method for 10 minutes every day can show visible reduction in the stretch marks.

  • Potato:
    potato juice
    potato juice

    Potato used either in raw form or its juice, both are beneficial in restoring the skin cells plus helps in keeping the skin soft and supple. Potato is rich in minerals and vitamins so that if used for some time on the affected area can greatly lighten the stretch marks.

  • Olive Oil:
    Olive Oil
    Olive Oil

    Olive Oil is good for your hair, skin and the body as well. Rich in antioxidants and nutrients, it can lighten the stretch marks plus can help in treating several other related skin problems as well. A mixture of olive oil with vinegar and water is also beneficial and can help in exfoliating the skin plus keep it moisturized as well.

  • Alfalfa:
    Add few drops of chamomile oil to alfalfa powder and prepare a smooth paste. Rub it onto the stretch marks
    Add few drops of chamomile oil to alfalfa powder and prepare a smooth paste. Rub it onto the stretch marks

    The leaves of the Alfalfa are rich in eight different amino acids plus have certain proteins and Vitamin K and E also present in it. With such restoring properties, its usage on the affected area has helps in the treatment of stretch marks. The anti fungal feature of the leaves if applied as a paste can minimize the scars plus detoxify the skin as well.

  • Cocoa Butter:
    Raw Cocoa Butter
    Raw Cocoa Butter

    Cocoa Butter enjoys huge popularity as many users believe it can reduce stretch marks to a great extend whereas some are still skeptical about its results. However, Cocoa butter applied daily on the stretch marks covered area will help in reducing them plus will keep the skin more smooth and soft.

  • Lemon Juice:
    Just cut them into half and rub them over the stretch mark at night and leave it on and wash them in the morning
    Just cut them into half and rub them over the stretch mark at night and leave it on and wash them in the morning

    Lemon juice is known to lighten skin effectively. Therefore its application on marks and any other spots can diminish its visibility. With its acidic nature, a regular use of lemon juice on the stretch marks can start showing results in 1-2 months.

Natural remedies for Stretch marks take time therefore one has to really patient before giving up on it. Compared to creams that use a ton of chemicals, natural remedies are more effective and do not cause harm to your skin in any way.