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How To Get Rid of Stretch Marks Naturally?

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Stretch marks; We see them a lot and we hear about them a lot . But, we cannot wait to get rid of stretch marks either. Most people believe that only women who have just gone through pregnancy have ugly stretch marks in their abdominal area but what they do not know is that people who have suddenly gained a lot of weight or have lost a lot of weight also have telltale signs of the event on their bodies in the form of stretch marks. Some lucky people suffer from stretch marks because it is a hereditary condition in their family.

Stretch marks can be found not only in the abdominal area but also on the arms, thighs and buttocks and can look exceedingly ugly. Removing stretch marks is very possible but most people believe it to be expensive. Well we are here to prove you wrong. We are going to tell you ways to getting rid of your stretch marks using natural elements all of them that can be found in your kitchen pantry. So suit up as it is time to learn!

[Read: Is There A Way To Treat Post Delivery Stretch Marks?]

White Sugar

White sugar is an excellent Exfoliator and its granules help the skin in becoming smoother. You can imagine the results of using white sugar on your stretch marks if mixed with the right elements. For best results, mix white sugar in lemon juice along with almost oil until it dissolves. Rub this mixture on your stretch marks for 10 minutes every day before you take a bath. After a few weeks you will see your skin colour becoming more even and looking the same.

Olive Oil

Olive oil has vitamins A, D and E in abundance which are the necessary nutrients and anti-oxidants  that nourish your skin. To get rid of stretch marks easily, warm olive oil and massage your stretch marks for 30 minutes every day. Massaging with olive oil improves blood flow and this reduces the presence of stretch marks on the body. For better and quicker results you mix olive oil with water and vinegar and use it as a night cream for your stretch marks.

Potato Juice

Potatoes are rich in minerals and nutrients that are essential for the development and repair of skin cells. The best way to use potato is to either cut it in slices or boil it to get potato starch. If you prefer using the slices then all you need to do is rub the slices over your stretch marks for about 10 minutes every day and make sure that the juice from the potato slice covers the affected area immediately. It is important for the juice to dry completely before you wash it off. If you wish to use potato starch, then boil the potatoes to get potato starch and apply on your stretch marks for an hour and wash it off with lukewarm water. You will see your stretch marks getting lighter as time goes by.

Along with following the above tips you also need to drink a lot of water to keep your body hydrated and your skin moist. Now that you know the easiest ways possible of getting rid of ugly and uncomfortable stretch marks, it is time to take charge!

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The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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185 comments
Paula Carlson
Paula Carlson 5pts

It's not gross some women get them this bad from having a baby.

Clark Ekson
Clark Ekson 5pts

Angelique Quevedo hon oh try mo...\U0001f606\U0001f606\U0001f606

Seema Khan
Seema Khan 5pts

Ye ksy khtm hoty hein nishan plz btain

Paloma Hernandez
Paloma Hernandez 5pts

Personally I believe that once you get them, they're with you forever. I have them and that's ok.

Lija Lisa
Lija Lisa 5pts

I hve them I want to take out because they bother me a lot...can u tell me wht's the best way on how to get rid of this...

Lisa Craven
Lisa Craven 5pts

Try The Healer and As Good As Gold skin sticks... www.perfectlyposh.com/cravenposh

Joyce K. Williams
Joyce K. Williams 5pts

It came from your babies, dont feel too bad about them...they should be called Love Marks not Stretch Marks...either way, I didn't get any..

Samdance Elizarraraz
Samdance Elizarraraz 5pts

Dang my stretch mark aren't that bad \U0001f633\U0001f913 hehehehe \U0001f602\U0001f643

RebeccaMackay
RebeccaMackay 5pts

After living with stretch marks for years I decided it was time to try to get rid of them so I decided to look for a product that can help me to do that! then after i find dermelastic serum on google and I started using dermelastic serum and it has helped me drastically, I have seen results in just a few weeks of using it and would totally recommend every one to try this serum out!

Donna-Jean Isnor
Donna-Jean Isnor 5pts

All you are doing is reducing the appearance of stretch marks. You are not repairing the damaged tissues.

Corina Castilloveitia
Corina Castilloveitia 5pts

Six pregnancies! I tried many things and found some amazing secrets to prevent them. I'm not gonna give specifics bc I'm busy now but plan to benefit from my findings in the near future, Drink lots of water. The skin stretched needs natural oils from the inside and moisture on the outside.... find foods with natural oils such as fish, seeds and VEGGIES! Stay active and decrease your salt intake as it dries skin and makes it more prone to tear. And last but not least " Scrubs" it takes the dead skin and moisturizers for days!! Natural oils and brown sugar....(coconut \U0001f44d)

Monina Geremia
Monina Geremia 5pts

I'm the only one who uses coconut extract also the only one who got no stretchmarks in the family. I work outside our country most of the time goes back home during pregnancy and out again. No time to share it with my family .This is not the only experience l have with herbal meds. I have been operated for my ductal carcinoma more than 13years ago l felt my healthy living plus our local herbs helps me to recover well.

Anupama Prayaga
Anupama Prayaga 5pts

Its a nature! After delivery its quite common....love your body! You are beautiful. I personally did not do anything. But all my stretch marks got gel with my skine tone. :)

Britlyne Renee Scott
Britlyne Renee Scott 5pts

These are mine before and after using the stretch mark cream by ItWorks. Loved their products so much I became a distributor. I'd love to help y'all out!

Dianne Everette
Dianne Everette 5pts

I used Palmers Coco Butter lotion every time I got out of the shower while pregnant. Two babies. No stretch marks! I don't know if they use the same formula today though; so I would recommend organic coconut lotion today.

Monina Geremia
Monina Geremia 5pts

By the way only me did that procedure for the reason l dont know l just felt like doing so. I'm a cancer survivor too l have my operation last Feb. 14,2002.Ductal Carcinoma

Monina Geremia
Monina Geremia 5pts

Yes plenty my other sisters do have too. Not really sure if coconut did that great job but perhaps new moms can try it too and hope they will share the results to help others.

Fiona Ralston
Fiona Ralston 5pts

You can fix them 100% with great exicis not cream or anything else because its the skin that is stretched

Donna-Jean Isnor
Donna-Jean Isnor 5pts

Yes!!!! Yes yes yes. Mine too. I have damaged skin. Some of them actually split open and bled

Donna-Jean Isnor
Donna-Jean Isnor 5pts

You can't heal stretch marks. The tissue is damaged. Some of mine are an inch across of very thin skin where the tissue pulled away from itself while pregnant. Some of my stretch marks were so bad my skin split open and bled.

Jesus Samaniego
Jesus Samaniego 5pts

VERY NASTY PART LIKE A VERY FEMININE LIPS OF HAPPINESS?

Lesa Baker-Schiro
Lesa Baker-Schiro 5pts

Except my "stretch marks" from pregnancy are actually scars not marks. You can't ever pull that skin back together. All I can hope for is to use these things to lighten them up and keep the skin as healthy as possible.

Nina Davis
Nina Davis 5pts

I use it works stretch marks ☆nubelly . net I've been having good luck with it!

Ayurveda
Ayurveda 5pts

Thanks for sharing the information! :)

Josh Wilson
Josh Wilson 5pts

Maybe doing both those ways each day for a while will help you baby Kiyana Niahziah Jonas x

Monina Geremia
Monina Geremia 5pts

My personal experienced every time l took a bath which sometimes 3x a day l used fresh mature coconut (shredded finely )meat to rub my tommy it not only moisturised but relieved itchy feeling during pregnancy. Thanks to this simple and natural remedy l have no stretchmarks.

Jigna Parekh
Jigna Parekh 5pts

Yeah ayurvedic medicines r totally n fully affected Ayurvedic is v.nice n no side effects its my experience n its really good for our health

Patricia Lopez
Patricia Lopez 5pts

Mira para los 2 Alberto Gonzalez y Patricia Lopez \U0001f606\U0001f606\U0001f606

Rebecca Lambino
Rebecca Lambino 5pts

Me nothing talaga mhel,,,try to look at my pic i had sent to you .....