A lot of people, both women and men fight against the terrible problem of stretch marks. Stretch marks, are scars with a specific aspect: the skin is very thin, smooth and slightly wrinkled. The old stretch marks have a pearly white color, while those who appeared recently are red-violet. They appear mostly on the abdomen, breasts, hips, thighs and buttocks.
Although there are no treatments to eliminate stretch marks completely, there are some highly effective natural remedies that could greatly reduce stretch marks, but also prevent their occurrence. Discover, in the following lines, which are most effective natural remedies for stretch marks
- Castor Oil – This oil is recommended for wrinkles, age spots or scars left by acne. It also stimulates the growth of hair and eyelashes or eyebrows. If you decide to use castor oil as a cure for stretch marks, rub your skin affected by stretch marks in a circular motion for 15 minutes. Cover yourself with a cotton towel, and massage yourself over the towel using a bottle filled with warm water for 20 minutes. Repeat this process daily, for a month.After a month you will notice that the stretch marks have faded significantly.
- Olive Oil – This oil is very rich in nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins that prevent a number of skin problems, including, of course, the stretch marks. Furthermore, olive oil contains omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which improve skin tissue repair. To reduce stretch marks, rub the affected areas with warm olive oil. Obviously, running this massage in circular motions, whose role is to improve circulation. Wait half an hour, during which time the skin will absorb nutrients from the oil, then wash up.
- Fresh potato juice – This juice contains vitamins and minerals that stimulate skin cell repair. Accordingly, it is a remedy that should not be ignored if we want to reduce stretch marks appearance. Also, the same juice can also be used to prevent the appearance of stretch marks. Cut the potatoes into thick slices and gently rub them on the areas affected by stretch marks. Leave the juice to dry on the skin, then remove it with warm water. Use this method for reducing stretch 2-3 times a day and you will enjoy the first results in less than two weeks.