How to Remove Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are usually due to sudden gain or loss of weight and pregnancy. What ever be the cause, stretch marks can be a source of great embarrassment and lack of confidence. But instead of hiding them, why don’t you take up measures to get rid of those ugly scars permanently?

Well removing stretch marks requires a lot of dedication. There are various anti-stretch mark creams available in the market. But most of them are very expensive. Also there are various surgical methods like laser treatments, chemical peels etc. However surgical treatments should be considered as the last resort to remove stretch marks as it is a complicated technique and is extremely expensive.

The best way to treat and remove stretch marks is by using natural remedies. They are free from side effects, painless and the ingredients are readily available. Here are some useful natural remedies to remove stretch marks –

Shea butter and cocoa butter are the time-tested and best solutions for stretch marks. Just massage it gently on your marks twice daily. The newer marks take lesser time to disappear. However, with older scars you have to be very patient. Even natural oils like castor oil, rose hip oil, lavender oil, and jojoba oil are considered to be beneficial for stretch marks.

Aloe Vera gel has been proven to be effective in lightening and removing stretch marks. Apply it on your stretch marks everyday before going to bed for effective results.

Vitamin E has been proven to be beneficial in reducing stretch marks. What you need to do is take vitamin E capsules. They are readily available in the market. Make a small puncture in it to take out the liquid. Now gently massage the liquid on stretch marks till it gets absorbed by the skin. Continue daily till you notice visible results.

Make a mixture by combining 2 table spoons of Aloe Vera gel, 4 table spoons of olive oil, 1 vitamin A and 2 vitamin E capsules. Apply this on your stretch marks and leave it to dry. Rinse with cool water. It is a very powerful remedy for stretch marks. You can also make this mixture in larger proportions, keep it in the fridge and use it daily.

It is best to treat stretch marks from the very beginning, when they are new. Older stretch marks take a longer time to heal and always leave behind a faint scar. However, with patience even the toughest stretch mark can be dealt with. So take up a remedy that suits you best and bid adieu to stretch marks forever.