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Posted by: Samuel Ndwiga on 02/05/2016

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Fast - Home Remedy

How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Fast - Home Remedy

Stretch marks just like stripes on the skin, especially on the abdomen, thighs, upper arms etc, caused by the distension of the skin from obesity or during pregnancy. The main reasons of the stretch marks are rapid weight gain or loss, body building, Hormone replacement therapy, puberty etc. Due to the rapid contraction and expansion of the skin, these marks generally forms in the dermis or middle layer of the skin when the connective tissue is stretched beyond the power of its flexibility.

Everyone wants his/her skin clear but with the increasing age our skin get loose, it depends on us how to maintain it and keep it free from problems like a stretch mark. Here we discuss how to get rid of stretch marks by using following remedies.

Stretch mark Remedies:

  1. Potato Juice:  Potatoes helps a lot in removing stretch marks because of the presence of antioxidants i.e. chemical that transfers hydrogen or electrons from a substance to an oxidizing agent and prevents cell damage. It is a great source of Vitamin C, potassium, folate, iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus etc which lighten the stretch marks day by day. Normally cut the potato slices of medium size and scrub it on the stretch marks. Leave it for 5-10 minutes and thereafter wash it with lukewarm water.
  2. (ii) Olive Oil:  It is a great source of Vitamin A and Vitamin E, which restores skin tissue and allows it to work as a moisturizer, cleanser and protector of skin. Vitamin A thickens & stimulates the dermis and Vitamin E neutralizes the oxidant effect of free radical. On the stretch marks massage slightly warm olive oil and wash off with water.
  3. Aloe Vera: It contains plant collagen i.e. protein that makes our skin elastic, more clear, supple etc. When we have broken it from the plant, its leave secretes a clear gel that can be applied to heal wounds. Inside the leaf some sticky gel is available, apply this gel on stretch marks and after two or three hours wash off with water.
  4. Sugar: It is a natural source of glycolic acid, known for its exfoliating effects stimulate the skin as a scrubber and generate fresher and younger skin. Small particles of sugar can help in get rid of dead skin and remove stretch marks. Gently mix lemon juice, sugar and almond oil and stir it for 5-10 minutes. Apply this mixture on stretch marks and rub it for 10 minutes and thereafter wash off with water.
  5. Black Tea massage: It is a good source of minerals such as zinc, magnesium, potassium etc and rich in Vitamin B, C, and E. Vitamin B12 helps in preventing age spots and hyper pigmentation and Vitamin B complex increases the beauty by improving the condition of our nails, hair, and skin. Before using it, boil two tablespoons of black tea with and one tablespoon of salt for 2-3 minutes. Apply it on stretch marks after cooling.
  6. Lemon Juice: It is the one of the best stretch mark removal home remedies. It is a great source of vitamin C and alpha hydroxy acids which ensures the production of collagen. To maintain the strength and firmness of the skin, it helps in the growth of the blood vessels and cells. Cut the lemon into two pieces and apply directly on stretch marks. Leave it for 10 minutes and wash off with water.

Here we have discussed some natural home remedies which will help you in getting rid of stretch marks. In the market, lots of stretch mark removal cream also available according to your requirement.

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