You might be embarrassed because you have stretch marks but don’t be, it’s natural. Aalthough stretch Marks can be caused by underlying diseases. They appear on different part of the body like your thighs, your leg, your buttocks, your armpits and many other places.
Why do one suddenly have stretch marks?
Stretch marks appear because of rapid gaining of weight or losing of weight, then the body cant return back to its former position. This happens during pregnancy, rapid increase in muscle size due to exercises, weight gain leading to obesity, medical side effects, or growth spurts in teenages and young adults
Stretch marks can be cured by using any of the following
1. Coconut oil
2. Sugar and Lemon juice
3. Aloe vera
4. Hyaluronic acid
Apply any of these to the stretch marks’ spot at intervals. It will reduce the redness and clear the marks.
Since stretch marks are scarring from skin damaged coconut, coconut oil helps to heal the stretchmarks faster. Coconut oil has been studied for its healing properties and was found in rats to reduce the time it takes for skin wounds to heal.
Applying virgin coconut oil to your stretch marks each day might take away some of their red appearance. Unless you’re allergic to coconuts, this oil is considered safe.
Sugar and Lemon juice
Microdermabrasionperformed by a dermatologist is one of the few clinically proven methods to make stretch marks fade. So this home remedy seems worth a try. Rubbing a sugar scrub on the skin will exfoliate the area. To do this:
i )Mix one cup sugar with 1/4 cup of a softening agent, like almond oil or coconut oil, before mixing to the consistency of wet beach sand.
ii )Add some lemon juice.
iii) Scrub the mixture on the part of your body where the stretch marks are.
iv) Repeat several times a week while in the shower, making sure to rub the mixture on for 8 – 10 minutes.
While little clinical evidence exists for aloe vera as a stretch mark cure, pure aloe vera is both a natural healing agent and a skin softener. This makes it an ideal home remedy to try for stretch marks. Apply pure aloe vera from a plant to your stretch marks daily after your shower.
Collagen is the protein in your skin that allows it to keep its shape and appear healthy. As we age, collagen decreases in our face and our bodies. Collagen production can be stimulated with hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid can be absorbed by consuming a capsule or extract.