Stretch marks are very common and they are bound to appear at a certain point in our lives. The option of going under the knife or undergoing a laser treatment comes with a price tag. Besides that these treatments will visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks but it won’t heal stretch marks completely. If you are someone who is looking for a way to get rid of then the read this article till the end to find out more about some home remedies that work for sure!

5 Natural Remedies (That Work!) for Stretch Marks and Scars
5 Natural Remedies (That Work!) for Stretch Marks and Scars

Sugar Scrub

This scrub gently exfoliates your skin and visibly reduces the appearance of stretch marks and scars as well.

Ingredients required: 

  • Sugar: 1 cup
  • Extra virgin coconut oil: 1/4th of a cup
  • Lemon juice: as much as required

Process:

  1. Mix all the ingredients well in a container until you achieve a scrub with a coarse texture.
  2. Take a  generous amount of this scrub and apply it wherever you have stretch marks.
  3. Exfoliate your skin gently by gently rubbing in a circular motion for about 8-10 minutes.

Frequency:

For the best results, repeat this process several times a week when you are taking a shower.

Use cocoa butter to treat stretch marks

Cocoa butter hydrates the skin from deep within and gives it a smooth texture.

Ingredients required: 

  • Cocoa butter: 1/2 of a cup
  • Wheat germ oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Beeswax: 2 teaspoons
  • Apricot oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Vitamin E oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Kernel oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Airtight container: 1

Process:

  1. Mix all the ingredients well in a container, and heat it to melt the cocoa butter, then ix it all well finally.
  2. Take a  generous amount of this scrub and apply it wherever you have stretch marks.
  3. Apply this mixture on the affected areas and massage gently in a circular motion until it gets absorbed by the skin completely.
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Frequency:

  • Apply this mixture 2-3 times every day for the best results.

Nourish your skin with the goodness of apricot paste

Apricot has skin rejuvenating properties and regular application of apricot oil helps to diminish the appearance of stretch marks.

Ingredients required: 

  • Apricots: 2-3, thinly sliced
  • Blender: 1
  • Purified water: 1/4th of a cup

Process:

  1. Add apricot slices in a blender to make a paste.
  2. Take a generous amount of this paste and apply it wherever you have stretch marks.
  3. Wash off with warm water.

Frequency:

Repeat this process every day to see a visible improvement in the appearance of stretch marks.

Use potato juice to fade away those ugly scars

Potato juice intensely hydrates the skin and helps to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars.

Ingredients required: 

  • Potato juice: Juice of 1 medium-sized potato
  • Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon
  • Cotton balls: 3-4
  • Damp cloth: 1

Process:

  1. Mix both the ingredients in a clean container.
  2. Dip a cotton ball in the solution.
  3. Squeeze out the excess.
  4. Gently tap it on the affected areas.
  5. Repeat this process 4-5 times on the go.
  6. Wipe it off with a damp cloth.
  7. Follow up with a moisturizer or a body lotion.

Frequency:

Use this home remedy every day until you notice a visible difference in the appearance of your stretch marks and scars.



Arjoyita Roy

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