Presence of stretch marks in us is highly embarrassing. These stretch marks usually are seen on abdomen, thighs, upper arms etc. There are many reasons for these stretch marks in us. It must be noted that sudden loss or gain in body weight plus stress, hereditary factors are responsible for the stretch marks. These stretch marks are usually seen as reddish in the initial stages but the colour changes to silver lines after sometime.
There are few remedies that could be done at our homes to remove these stretch marks. They are
Cocoa butter - This is one of the home remedies used to remove stretch marks in us. Here half cup of cocoa butter is mixed with one table spoon of wheat germ oil. Then 2 table spoons of beeswax, one table spoon of apricot oil, one table spoon of vitamin E oil and one table spoon of kernel oil are added. Next step is the above mixture is heated till the beeswax gets melted fully. Then the mixture is stored in airtight container in a fridge. This mixture is slowly applied on the stretch marks in us. By repeating this 2 or 3 times in a day the stretch marks would be removed.
Aloe vera - The antioxidant properties of aloe vera plays a huge role in the removal of stretch marks. Take fresh aloe vera gel and massage directly on the stretch marks and after a time of 15 minutes rinse the area with lukewarm water. Another method is aloe vera gel is taken and vitamin E oil is added to it. It is mixed well and then applied on the stretch marks. After 15 minutes the area is washed with lukewarm water. For better results the process is repeated twice in a day.
Application of castor oil - This is also one of the highly effective ways to treat stretch marks in us. First castor oil is warmed and then applied on stretch marks. After 20 minutes it is washed with lukewarm water.
Coffee scrub - The antioxidant properties of coffee lightens the stretch marks in us. Blood circulation would also be improved by coffee scrub. First a paste is made by mixing 2 table spoons of coffee powder and water. Then paste is scrubbed on the stretch marks for 5 minutes in a circular method. Then the affected area is washed with lukewarm water.
Olive oil application - It is known that olive oil is rich in antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins etc. This olive oil is taken and warmed lightly and later applied on the stretch marks. Do not wash this. This process is followed two times every day for better results.
Application of almond oil - Almond oil has vitamin E in it and this vitamin E lightens the stretch marks in us. Improvement in skin tone is also achieved by this. Almond oil is mixed with essential oil and is heated. Then it is applied on the stretch marks and massaged for 5 minutes. Later the area is washed with lukewarm water. Repeat it two times a day for superb results.