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After giving birth, there are many physical changes that take place in a woman's body. Major among them is stretch marks. Stretch marks are the most visible lines on the surface of skin carrying an off-color hue. The marks are mainly found in the abdomen and upper thighs and even breasts sometimes.
There are many causes of stretch marks – pregnancy being one, sudden weight loss or gain and heredity factors as well.
Well, these super-awesome natural remedies will fade away all your marks from the body. Try them and go gorgeous.
Castor oil is used to treat various skin issues like- wrinkles, age spots, moles, fine lines and pimples. This can be used to get rid of stretch marks. Apply the oil and massage the area for 10 minutes.
Use Aloe Vera gel on the affected skin area and leave for 15 minutes and then rinse with skin with lukewarm water. Repeat this step daily for effective results.
Whip egg whites and use them as a mask over the region. Let the mask dry and wash the applied area with cold water. Then you can apply olive oil as a moisturizer.
You can rub fresh lemon juice directly onto the stretch marks in a circular motion. Let it remain for minimum 10 minutes and wash off with warm water.
Use sugar along with almond oil and few drops of lemon juice and rub on skin for few minutes before going for the shower. Practice this for a complete month and see the results.
Use thick potato slices and rub gently on stretch marks for few minutes. The starch in potato will help in lightening the stretch marks.
Use alfalfa leaves and make its powder using chamomile oil and form its paste. Massage this paste into the required region twice or thrice a day.
You should apply cocoa butter directly on the affected region for at least twice a day and for continuous few months. This will even nourish your skin.
Warm extra-virgin olive oil and massage into affected skin area. This will not only lessen your stretch marks but even will improve blood circulation.
Water tends to be a very useful remedy for everything. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water every day to stay well hydrated. It will even protect the skin from many issues.