Stretch marks are unsightly and once they appear it’s very difficult to get rid of them. In this article we will teach you how to get rid of stretch marks with natural ingredients.
Stretch marks can affect anyone and usually occur after pregnancy because of weight fluctuations or steroids drugs. Women have a higher risk for stretch marks and to remove them it needs a lot of time. Besides trade market creams, you can try a natural recipe, which is prepared in minutes.
Method of preparation:
For this natural remedy, you need a spoonful of sugar, a teaspoon of olive oil or castor oil, the juice of half a lemon and 1 capsule of vitamin E. Mix all ingredients until you get a smooth paste then apply it on the affected areas, using circular motions. Massage gently, until the substance is absorbed. For an effective treatment, it’s advisable to use a massage brush to increase blood circulation. Try this treatment daily for 2-3 minutes, for several weeks, and you’ll see how stretch marks will fade.
Then you can apply a cocoa butter cream to hydrate your skin and to diminish stretch marks. Well, you may prepare this cream at home and not spending lots of money on it.
Cocoa butter cream for stretch marks
-2 tablespoons of beeswax
-half a cup of cocoa butter
-1 tablespoon of wheat germ
-1 teaspoon of apricot oil
-1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil
How to prepare:
Put the beeswax in a pot and add cocoa butter, wheat germ oil, apricot and vitamin E oils. Put the pot to simmer on the stove and stir constantly, so that heat to be distributed regularly. Keep doing this until the beeswax melts completely.
Store the mixture in a sterile container and put it to cool.
After the sugar scrub massage with this cream the affected areas. With these two steps your skin will regain elasticity and will be hydrated. Don’t forget to drink enough water and to have a healthy diet and rich in vitamins A, E, C and Zinc.
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