Stretch marks are completely unattractive and nobody wants them on their body. This is an especially painful subject for women, who usually have to deal with them post-delivery and can’t wait to just get rid of them. But they don’t appear only in women who’ve just had a baby, they can appear on people who’ve recently gained or lost a lot of weight as well, as a reminder of the past. One thing is for sure, whatever the reason, they’re annoying and difficult to eliminate.
Stretch marks can appear on the abdominal area, the arms, the thighs, buttocks and are not an attractive sight. People who battle this problem believe they’re almost impossible to get rid of or that the methods of their removal are quite expensive. What they don’t know is that you can find the answer in our kitchen, you just need to know what to do. There are a few useful remedies for stretch marks removal which are 100% natural and very cheap. If you suffer from this unpleasant problem read on to find out how you can resolve it in a cheap, natural and effective way.
White sugar has exfoliator properties and its granules help the skin get smother and silkier. If you mix it with the right ingredients it can do wonders for your skin and eliminate stretch marks for good. For best results, mix white sugar with lemon juice and some almond oil until it dissolves. Rub this mixture on your stretch marks for 10 minutes every day before you take a bath. In a few weeks you’ll notice the skin color getting even and the stretch marks disappearing.
Olive oil is rich in vitamins A, D and E, all the necessary nutrients and anti-oxidants that nourish your skin. Warm up some olive oil and apply t on your stretch marks, massaging them gently for 30 minutes. This will improve your blood flow and reduce the appearance of stretch marks. If you want even quicker results mix olive oil with water and vinegar and use it as a night cream for your stretch marks.
Potatoes are rich in minerals and nutrients that are essential for the development and repair of skin cells. The best way to use potato is to either cut it in slices or boil it to get potato starch. If you prefer using the slices then all you need to do is rub the slices over your stretch marks for about 10 minutes every day and make sure that the juice from the potato slice covers the affected area immediately. It is important for the juice to dry completely before you wash it off. If you wish to use potato starch, then boil the potatoes to get potato starch and apply on your stretch marks for an hour and wash it off with lukewarm water. You will see your stretch marks getting lighter as time goes by.
Aside from the above-mentioned remedies, if you want to eliminate stretch marks and have a smoother and silkier skin you need to drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated. Try to lead a healthier life, exercise in moderation and eat healthy food. Now you know the secret, start removing your stretch marks immediately.