Stretch marks, also known as striae distensae, are long, depressed bands on the skin that appear as either red, purple or silvery white, depending on skin colour. They are dermal scars or disfiguring lesions that tend to occur near the hips, buttocks, thighs, armpits, stomach, chest, etc.
stretch marks can be brought by if you have any sudden changes in your body system , like when you just gave birth or sudden weight gain. This happens when the skin expand and contract. it can also be due to genetic factor, or stress. chemical-laden beauty treatments also come along with their own sets of side-effects. In order to steer clear of the harmful side-effects, one can bring to use some effective home remedies
how do we remove these stretch marks using natural remedies.
use of coconut oil on the affected part reduces the stretch marks. apply coconut oil on the stretch mark and allow it to be assimilated into the skin.
a mixture of coconut oil with almond oil , Castor oil or tumeric can also be used on stretch marks.
aloevera has good healing properties and help regenerate the skin. Take the fresh gel from the leaf and massage onto the area with stretch marks and leave on for 20-30 minutes.
potato contains skin lightening enzymes that helps clear acne and blemishes.
Grate a potato finely and extract juice by squeezing it. Mix the juice with the grated pulp and apply the pack over the stretch marks. Let it dry for 30 minutes and wash off with cold water. constant application on the skin will help clear the stretch mark and give u a radiant skin.
baking soda and lemon
baking soda can be a great remedy in helping you get rid of stretch marks due to its exfoliating properties. Mix it with lemon and you have one of the best recipes for stretch marks-free skin.