Do you know what stretch marks are? These are striae marks, appear when your skin changes its shape rapidly due to growth or excess weight. It’s not the symptom that your health is going downside. Stretch marks can be seen in both males and females. In case of women, there are two most common periods in life are pregnancy and puberty. After this stretch marks are seen clearly.
You can decrease the marks naturally as complete removal of marks is not possible. By some natural process, the scars sometimes fade enough to become invisible. There are many home remedies which will help to minimize the appearance of stretch marks and help them to fade more quickly.
- Lemon juice
Lemon juice will reduce the visibility of scars effectively as it has natural bleaching properties. So to get the effect, you can simply rub a sliced lemon wedge on your marks, or use fresh lemon juice daily on marks or rub a sliced lemon wedge every day.
Water is very affecting to get rid of marks. Taking 8-10 glasses of water every day is very excellent for your skin. It allows skin to regain its lustre, keeping it flexible and soft. It will help to reduce stretch marks.
- Potato juice
Potatoes are rich in starch and other skin lighting minerals. So it is mostly used to lessen the dark circles under eyes, spots and blemishes from the skin. When you apply regularly, it bleaches the skin and successfully reduces the visibility of stretch marks.
- Aloe vera gel
You can use aloe vera gel for removing stretch marks. Take out the sticky gel from the inside of the leaf by removing the skin of the aloe vera. Apply gently on stretch marks and wash off with water after 2-3 hours.
- Vitamin E
Vitamin E nourishes our skin because it is a rich source of antioxidant which helps to fights free radicals. There are many foods which are rich source of Vitamin E are raw plant seeds like pumpkin, nuts and sesame, hazelnuts, Europe chards, pine nuts, green spinach, green spinach, grape, parsley, pawpaw and olives. Stretch marks will remove by daily intake of these types of foods.
- Vitamin C
There are many fruits and vegetables which are rich source of Vitamin C. It is anti-oxidant and enables our enables our body to fight the free radicals or toxins. Your skin will glow by daily consumption of these types of fruits and vegetables.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Flexibility in your skin will increase by Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Salmon, cod liver, flaxseed, soybean, sardines, walnuts, tofu, beef, shrimps and cauliflower are such foods which are rich in this fatty acid. It will help to reduce stretch marks.
- Olive oil
Olive oil is full of antioxidants and rich in moisturising skin and other nutrients found here are extremely excellent for repairing skin damage. Regular application of cold pressed olive oil will help scars fade over time.
Now a day’s lives and schedules are becoming too busy, so taking care of body becomes too difficult. Removing Stretch marks are a common and challenging task for women. It is very difficult to get rid of if not treated timely. So follow these home remedies and lessen the older stretch marks.