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Five home remedies for removing stretch marks

Updated on August 17, 2015

Get rid of those ugly stretch marks

Are you embarrassed for those ugly Stretch Marks and are dumping your favorite wardrobe collections ? Yes, it is a common scenario in every household especially after becoming a mom, and life doesn't feel the same way as it was, when you were proud of your skin and make people feel jealous about it.

But you can pause a little. Wait a couple of months before you bundle your favorite sets of outfits and throw them away. Rather you can get back to those earlier days and can RESTORE the entire collection BACK!

All you have to do is taking out a small amount of time for yourself, follow these affordable home made remedies regularly without fail and there you are! Just have a look around your home, your kitchen and your cabinets, these neglected items can do wonders. Check them out how they can bring back those days.

I have listed down FIVE natural remedies which can remove your stretch marks and gift you back those earlier days of smooth, shiny skin.

Stretch Marks

1. The Pure Magic of Castor Oil

A simple application of castor oil can remove your stretch marks. Gently massage some Castor Oil in the affected area in circular motions continuing for 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the intensity of the stretch marks, then cover the area by wrapping it with a thin, cotton cloth. Now you have to generate some heat to the area for nearly half an hour. You can use a heating pad or a hot water bottle to distribute the heat evenly at the same time making yourself comfortable. But you need to

continue this process everyday till a month time to take its effects.

Castor Oil

2. The Nourishing Aloe Vera

Aloe vera can come to your rescue in a couple of ways.

Rub aloe vera gel directly on the affected skin area, then wait for around 15 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Mix one-fourth cup of aloevera gel, take oil from 10 vitamin E capsules and mix an amount of oil extracted from five vitamin A capsules. Now apply this mixture on the affected area and keep rubbing it until it gets fully absorbed. Continue this process for about one month to get the best results.


3. The Nutritous Egg Whites

The Eggs can also be a part of your beauty secrets, if you know how to use them. With Stretch marks, egg whites just work wonders. Here's how to use them.

After cleaning the affected area with water, apply a thick layer of whipped egg whites taken from two eggs with a makeup brush. Wait till it dries completely and then rinse it with cold water. To keep the skin moisturized apply some olive oil. Keep repeating the process daily for 15 days.


4. The Cleansing Power of Lemon Juice

Apart from exciting your taste buds and removing stains from hard surfaces, the magic of lemon juice becomes prominent if you add it as your beauty tips.

Squeeze some fresh lemon juice and rub gently on the stretch marks in circular motions. Let it soak into the skin for minimum10 minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Lemon juice

5. Try The Effective Potato Juice

Yes potatoes can also come to use in fading away those stretch marks. Here's how you can make the most of it.

Take two thick slices of a medium sized potato. Start rubbing one gently on the stretch marks for 5 minutes covering the entire affected area. Repeat the same with the next piece, wait for the potato juice to dry completely and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Potato Juice

What makes them work best for you is making them a part of your daily routine. Some can start showing results in a couple of weeks, whereas few may be effective only after a daily usage of them over a couple of months. But to set things right, investing in a regulated routine and some dedicated time are worth it. But things have to be changed not only on external application. your inner system too needs to be ready for the change and imbibe few healthy habits.

So apart from these external remedies, to get better results, one has to get on to a healthy diet, eat well and keep your body hydrated so that your skin doesn't get a chance to shrink. Drink plenty of water, keep washing your skin on a regular basis and you are all back to your younger days within a months time!

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