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How to get rid of stretch marks

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Stretch marks can be very ugly and it can completely ruin your look. They may appear for various reasons and may show up in different parts of your body. However, it is possible for you to get rid of those stretch marks by following the tips mentioned below.

Use Cocoa butter to get rid of stretch marks

Take half cup cocoa butter, 1 tablespoon wheat germ oil, 2 tablespoons beeswax, 1 tablespoon apricot oil, 1 tablespoon vitamins E oil and 1 tablespoon kernel oil and mix them together. Heat the mixture so that beeswax can melt completely. Apply this mixture on the stretch marks and massage the area for a few minutes so that the skin can absorb it completely.

Cocoa butter works because it will hydrate your skin and make it smoother. It will repair and replenish damaged cells and as a result stretch marks will vanish after some time.

Almond oil

Almond oil can also help you to erase your scratch marks. You will need 1 to 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil and a few drops of essential oil. Mix them together and heat the mixture for a few seconds before you apply it on the stretch marks. Massage in a circular motion for a few minutes and let it dry. Almond oil contains vitamin E and essential nutrients and it will help you by nourishing your skin and healing any skin problem. It will reduce scarring, smoothen the skin and will also improve your skin complexion.

Aloe Vera

You probably already know that Aloe Vera is good for your skin. Take some fresh Aloe Vera gel, five vitamin A capsules and ten vitamins E capsules. Add the oil from the vitamins A and E capsules to the fresh Aloe Vera gel and mix well. Now massage the stretch marks with this mixture till the skin absorbs it completely.

Vicks vaporub

Vicks vaporub is a well-known medicine for cold but it also has other benefits. Take some VapoRub and apply it on the stretch marks and massage the area for one or two minutes. You need to do this every night till your stretch marks go away. It works because vaporub contains essential oils such as eucalyptus oil, turpentine oil and cedar leaf oil along with camphor and petrolatum. All these ingredients will moisturise your skin and make it softer.

Vitamin E oil

Vitamin E oil capsules contain vitamin E oil and it can help you to get rid of stretch marks. Apply the oil on your stretch marks and massage for a few minutes. You can also take vitamin E oil capsules orally every day. Vitamin E oil is very effective in improving your skin health and it also helps you to reduce stretch marks. It can remove scars and prevent skin ageing. Ignore dishes your skin, keep it healthy and heals any type of skin problems.

Baby oil

Baby oil can also help you to get rid of stretch marks. First take a hot shower and then pat your skin dry. Now apply baby oil on the affected area and massage well. Let the skin absorb the baby oil and let it dry nature really. This oil contains vital nutrients which will nourish your skin. It will also keep your skin soft and supple. It is good for you because it will also prevent any possibility of a reappearance of stretchmarks in future.

References

1. Erase Your Stretch Marks
2. Topical management of striae distensae (stretch marks)
3. Stretch marks