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The Best Stretch Mark Removal Home Remedy

Updated on August 26, 2014

A stretch mark removal home remedy is necessary if you would like to minimize the appearance of the scarring. By applying the best treatment for stretch marks that is gentle on the skin, you will gradually see an improvement in your skin,

Stretch Marks usually occurs in woman during pregnancy. It has also known to happen to people who have not managed their weight. If you are one of those people whose weight fluctuates you are more likely to develop this condition.

Not all of us have beautiful skin.If you have had this condition for a long time, a stretch marks natural treatment will be very beneficial to you. You will need to learn how to prevent stretch marks from appearing. Once you know how to care for your skin properly your skin can begin to heal.

Scarring can be controlled by the level of collagen in your body. Do not take extra work from your body. Never try to push hard if your body is not allowing you to do so. It stretches your skin and scarring will appear and the level of collagen in your body goes down. This is one of the main reasons due to which we face the issue of this condition and a stretch marks treatment may be needed.

Stretch Marks Treatment
Stretch Marks Treatment

Effective Treatment For Stretch Marks

If you get stretch marks while pregnant they can appear red or purple and usually appears on areas of the body where there is additional fat such as around the stomach. After a while the color begins to fade as the scar ages.

By making an appointment with your family doctor, you will be able to find out what is the most effective stretch marks treatment that is best for your skin. Your doctor may recommend Tretinoin, which contains Vitamin A and is beneficial for your skin. He/she may also recommend Retin - A, which can help reduce the appearance of stretch marks. Also you may want to use creams that increase moisture into the skin.

Check that these creams must contain vitamin E, centella assistica and collagen-elasting hydrolysates. They are very useful to remove stretch marks. You can also go for laser surgery. However always confirm from your doctor before you use it. Following a Stretch marks treatment is not difficult however a continuous effort is required from your end. It can give a new life to your skin.

Lavender Oil
Lavender Oil
100% Cocoa Butter
100% Cocoa Butter

Best Natural Treatment For Stretch Marks

Using natural treatments for stretch marks is also a good way to gradually fade and remove stretch marks on the body. Here are a few remedies that you may want to try which are safe and very easy to do:

Cocoa Butter - By using 100% cocoa butter on your stretch marks, it can reduce the redness within a short few weeks and makes it less noticeable on the skin.

Massage - This is one of the easiest remedies for stretch marks. Regularly massaging the skin where your stretch marks are located can promote new skin cells to grow and help fade stretch marks on the body.

Aloe Vera Gel - This gel is very effective in reducing the amount of stretch marks on the skin and should be applied regularly. To get the best results, Aloe Vera gel should be applied after you have done a massage on your skin.

Lavender Oil - To keep your skin moisturized, it is recommended that you massage this oil into your skin especially if you are pregnant.

Vitamin K - Try to include this Vitamin in your diet by either taking it in a supplement form or eating fresh foods such as leafy green vegetables, dairy products and also tomatoes.

By following a few of these natural treatments, you can help avoid getting stretch marks on the skin especially when pregnant.

Natural Remedies To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks

Exfoliate The Skin
Exfoliate The Skin
Vitamin C
Vitamin C

How To Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Many women who are pregnant are often concerned that they will get very bad stretch marks on the body, here are a few tips on how to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy:

  1. It is important to always keep your skin moisturized and never let it become dry. Using a good moisturizer daily must be done to avoid getting this type of marks on the body. The most common parts of the body where stretch marks appear are the breasts and stomach.
  2. Eating a healthy diet during pregnancy is also helpful in preventing stretch marks. Eat foods that contain Vitamin C,E and zinc. These types of Vitamins helps the growth of elastin and collagen in the skin.
  3. Drinking water daily can also help your skin keep it's elasticity and also prevent it from dehydrating.
  4. Exfoliating the skin is also effective as it can remove dead skin and promote new skin cells which can prevent stretch marks on the body.
  5. It is also important to try not to put on excessive weight during pregnancy or it can cause stretch marks to appear. Doctors recommend expecting mothers not to gain more than 25 pounds during pregnancy.

Genetics also plays a role when it comes to getting stretch marks on the skin. If your mother had stretch marks, it is a strong possibility that you will experience stretch marks as well, by following these tips I have mentioned above, it will reduce the amount of stretch marks that you will get during pregnancy.

As you can see there are many stretch mark remove home remedies that you can do to help get better clearer skin and to reduce any scarring in the future.

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      Linda Batey 

      8 years ago from Maine

      Very informative and well written article!

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