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Terrific Tips To Reduce Stretch Marks After Losing Weight

These simple remedies will help you get rid of stretch marks naturally.

Terrific Tips To Reduce Stretch Marks After Losing Weight

Reduce stretch marks with these natural techniques

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Stretch marks occur due to stretching of the dermis layer of skin
  2. Cause of stretch marks can be weight fluctuations or hormonal imbalnce
  3. Natural home remedies can help you reduce stretch marks on your body
Stretch marks are scars that appear on your skin. They appear on the skin when the dermis layer of skin stretches because of extra pressure. Stretch marks are often associated with pregnancy. But people who gain weight or even fitness enthusiasts who constantly experience fluctuations in weight can have stretch marks and find it difficult to get rid of them for their entire life. Another reason for stretch marks is because of any hormonal change in the body. Over the time, numerous creams have hit the market for the treatment of stretch marks. But many people prefer natural and home remedies.

So here some simple and effective tips that will help you in effectively getting rid of stretch marks:

1. Potato juice

Potato juice has certain nutrients that can help in repairing damages skin cells. One can simply rub of slices of potato on stretch marks for 10 minutes every day. Another method can be boiling potato and applying the remaining starch on the marks. You can wash it lukewarm water later on.



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2. Lemon juice

A natural astringent and bleaching agent, lemon juice is an amazing natural remedy for treating stretch marks. Lemon juice contains essential acids that trigger healing and nourishing of the skin. One can apply lemon juice by rubbing slices of lemon on the affected area of the skin. Let it stay for 15 minutes and wash it with warm water for effective results.

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Also read: 6 Natural Remedies For Treating Constipation

3. Aloe Vera

Benefits of aloe vera for skin are known to all. Apart from reducing pain and inflammation, aloe vera gel also helps in healing of the skin and triggers growth of fresh skin. One can extract aloe vera gel from the plan and apply on the stretch marks. Let it stay for 15 minutes so that all the nutrients effectively reach and nourish the skin.

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Also read: 4 Health Benefits Of Aloe Vera You Didn't Know

4. White sugar

Sugar is quite a common ingredient in numerous face scrubs. It is a natural exfoliant, which works for healing stretch marks when mixed with essential oils like almond oil. One can rub sugar granules gently on stretch-mark affected skin.

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5. Olive oil

Olive oil is filled with various nutrients and antioxidants that help in reducing skin damage. It even helps in improving skin elasticity and skin tone. One can heat olive oil and massage it on the affected are for around 20 minutes for effective results.

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Also read: 10 Amazing Benefits Of Olive Oil You Must Know

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