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!
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 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.
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!