Stretch marks can appear anywhere on the body, but they are usually more associated with the marks that can appear on the abdomen during pregnancy and after childbirth. According to Dr. Macrene Alexaides-Armenakas a dermatologist, stretch marks, superficial scars that can develop any time the dermis layer of the skin is torn, are most often associated with the rapid growth spurts (muscle or weight related) and high hormonal levels that occur during pregnancy (about 90% of women will get them sometime after their sixth or seventh month of pregnancy), puberty and bodybuilding. Some stretch marks are natural and are not associated to any health problem. However some people found it irritating.
While there are stretch mark creams and lotions that can help as they
can deliver key ingredients that stimulate collagen synthesis and
make scarring less noticeable over time, there natural ways that are believed to to help. Retinol, glycolic acid and with copper peptides are the believed to be the major ingredient. Also
>>>> Lemon juice
Lemon juice is naturally acidic which helps heal and reduce stretch marks, acne, and other scars. It has a mild bleaching effect. Rubbing the fresh lemon juice on your stretch marks for about ten to fifteen minutes before washing it away or try the mixture of cucumber and fresh lemon juice.
Sugar is used as a natural exfoliant for skin. Exfoliating the skin encourages the growth of new
skin cells, which may help reduce the appearance of the stretch marks. Mixture of sugar and almond can help remove the stretch marks. Lemon juice can can also be added to the mixture, then rub it gently on the skin surface.
Egg whites contains protein which can help nourish the skin and
bring back some of its elasticity. Extract the white part of the egg, then apply gently on the surface and allow to dry off by itself before you wash it away. repeating this several time may be an answer.
>>>> Castor oil
Castor oil is believed to have a healing property which helps in treatment of skin conditions. It smooths the skin and can help fade the stretch marks. Applying it on the skin over a period of time, then washing it off with a warm water can produce the result that is needed.
>>>> Potato juice
Potato juice is rich in minerals and vitamins which can help promote restoration and growth of skin cells. Vitamins
are also for healthy skin. Cut the potato into a small size, then rub
the sliced part on the surface of the skin with stretch marks. After a
few minutes, wash off then repeat for days to produce a result.
>>>>Aloe vera gel
Aloe vera gel can be used to effectively treat all kinds of skin conditions. It has a
cooling and moisturizing, effect on the skin and can also help to restore
elasticity. Apply the gel of aloe vera on the skin always for a positive result.
6. Olive oil
Olive oil is known as an anti-oxidant and is rich in some nutrients which can help in treating skin condition effectively. It also has a moisturizing and cleansing effect and it nourishes the
skin. It also improves blood circulation.
on how to get rid of stretch marks is to use olive oil,
as it contains ingredients that and it’s probably one of the oldest remedies for stretch marks
that there is. It also has the ability to help fight the damaging effect
of free radicals on the collagen and improve the blood flow to the
skin. Simply massage warm olive oil into the skin every day and watch
the stretch marks fade.
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