Stretch marks are considered unattractive. It is an painful subject for women as this is what most of them deal with post-delivery. However, stretch marks can appear on people who have lost of gained a lot of weight in a short period of time as well. The most irritating thing is they are quite difficult to get rid of.
Even though they usually appear on the abdominal area and the buttocks, they can appear on the arms and the thighs as well. Luckily, there are a few natural remedies that can be found in the kitchen that can help you reduce them.
The granules are great for exfoliation making the skin silkier and smoother. Mixing lemon juice with white sugar and adding some almond oil will definitely help you get rid of those stretch marks. Rub the mixture on the area for 10 minutes every day before taking a bath.
Rich in vitamins A, D and E, this oil nourish the skin unlike any other. Warm up some olive oil and apply in on the marks. Massage for 30 minutes. You can also mix the oil with water and vinegar and use the mixture as a night cream.
Rich in nutrients and minerals, potatoes are essential in repair of skin cells. You can cut the potato in slices or boil it. You can rub the slices over the stretch marks for 10 minutes every day. Make sure you let the potato juice dry before you wash it off.
If you prefer boiling the potato and using the potato starch, they apply it on the targeted area and let it stay for an hour before your wash it off with lukewarm water.