Have you for long suffered from stretch mark problems? I have been able to identify some of its natural solutions.
I had a friend who suffered greatly from this skin problem and weeks later, it all disappeared.
When I wondered how he did it, he told me that he can only tell me when I pay him $5.
I know he is kidding so I allowed him to finish with what he was doing.
By the time he rounded off, I met him again to know the things he did to cure the stretch marks.
He said, he didn’t use or drink any medicine to solve the stretch marks.
He told me that he was able to solve the skin problem using some of the things one can find in the environment.
When he mentioned that last line, I paid more attention to get the solutions.
According to Solomon, be said stretch marks come into existence when the skin stretches beyond its limits.
He also added that the lower layer of the skin shows through after the middle layer of the skin breaks in places.
Solomon is not a medical practitioner and I was surprised on how he got to know all of these.
He also went further to state that a large percentage of pregnant women develop stretch marks during their gestation period.
I believed him in that one because, when the stomach of the pregnant woman begins to develop, the skin is stretched resulting in stretch mark appearance.
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Stretch marks may also develop when you hit a growth spurt as an adolescent, lose a lot of weight fast, or if you build muscle exceptionally quickly.
Stretch marks according to Solomon can respond to many treatments but it solely depends on the person’s skin.
When I asked him how he came to know so much about stretch marks, he said he made research and also put a good number of them into practice and it yielded positive results.
Natural/home remedies to stretch marks
1. By Drinking enough water
The regular intake of enough water helps to eradicate stretch marks from the body.
The most interesting aspect of it is that it is the quickest and most effective way of fighting the skin problem.
Water helps to keep the body greatly hydrated. The lifestyle of being hydrated helps to prevent new stretch marks from coming up.
Drinking at least 12 cups of water every day helps to keep the skin hydrated and prevents future stretch marks.
2. The use of aloe vera
Aloe vera is an effective natural plant that has played many roles via remedies to many skin problems.
It is not breaking news that aloe vera can also be used to treat sunburn.
To administer the aloe vera, break a leaf of it from the plant and apply the broken surface directly on your skin (stretch marks). After a few minutes, rinse with lukewarm water.
Alternatively, consider using a preparation made using aloe vera gel.
Combine 1/4 cup (60 ml) aloe vera gel with the oil from ten vitamin E capsules and the oil from five vitamin A capsules.
Apply this mixture once a day, rubbing it into your skin until absorbed. (Wikihow.com)
3. Egg whites
The amino acids and proteins in egg whites work to repair damaged skin. This treatment may produce results in just a couple of weeks.
Gently whip two egg whites with a whisk until soft peaks form.
Use a makeup brush or sponge to apply a thick layer of whipped egg white to your stretch marks and let dry completely.
Rinse with cold water.
Apply a light coat of olive oil to hydrate your skin after rinsing off the egg whites.
4. Apply potato juice.
While we don’t generally think of potatoes as “juicy,” the moisture raw potatoes release when cut contains valuable vitamins and minerals.
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These nutrients promote the restoration and growth of your skin cells.
Cut a medium potato into thick slices.
Gently rub one of the slices over your stretch marks for several minutes, coating the stretch marks thoroughly with the “juice” the potato emits.
Let the juice air dry.
Rinse your skin with lukewarm water.
5. Soak in lemon juice.
It should be understood that the acid in lemon juice helps reduce skin blemishes.
To use it,cut a lemon in half and gently rub a cut end over your stretch marks. Allow the juice to sit on your skin for up to 10 minutes before rinsing with water.
6. Fight stretch marks with olive oil.
Olive oil contains useful nutrients and antioxidants, and because it is a natural moisturizer you don’t need to rinse it off after use.
Simply massage the oil into your stretch marks. Consider warming the oil slightly to improve blood circulation to your skin.
7. Moisturise with cocoa butter
The use of natural products to fight stretch marks goes a long way.
It is therefore greatly recommended that you use any of the above mentioned to solve this skin problem.
This story as presented by nekenwa’s stories is fictional but the information provided (how to cure stretch marks) are completely true.
Majority of the ideas here are borrowed from Wikihow while few are tested and trusted.
Also, we do not represent any pharmaceutical organisation or medical enterprise. Kindly visit your doctor for a proper direction.