How To Remove Stretch Marks Naturally

Stretch Marks, how to remove stretch marksStretch marks can occur due to two main reasons- loss or gain of weight. Stretch marks can appear around the chest, shoulders, or thighs, hips and even upper arms. After pregnancy, one might notice stretch marks around the mammary glands and the abdomen too. These stretch marks are bound to happen whenever weight is gained or lost so there is nothing to worry about. The appearance of stretch marks could range from light pink, to white to even red or deep purple. What you could do is get rid of the stretch marks naturally.

Homemade Remedies For Stretch Marks

You must start using these remedies as soon as you start gaining or losing weight. If you’re pregnant, start around the 5th or 6th month of pregnancy. If the stretch marks become more prominent, getting rid of them would be tougher.

  • Cocoa Butter

Using cocoa butter or cocoa butter based creams on the affected area can be helpful. Mix a few drops of glycerin in this for faster results.

  • Olive Oil

Rubbing olive oil on the area twice a day can help one get rid of stretch marks over time.

  • Coconut Oil

Use pure coconut oil on the affected area an hour before bath every day. The results can be seen in 4 to 5 weeks.

  • Grape Seed Oil

Grape seed oil and coconut oil have the same effect on stretch marks so it should be applied in the same manner.

  • Through Diet

Proteins will help the body get back the nutrients which it needs to repair the skin so make sure you take a lot of proteins in your diet. Dairy products and pulses contain high amounts of protein. You could also try medicated creams and protein supplements.

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