Stretch marks are visible off-colored stripes that appear on the skin surface, as a result of swift stretching of the skin. They may appear anywhere on the body, but are mainly found on the abdomen, especially when caused by pregnancy or obesity. Other areas that can be affected by stretch marks include thighs, upper arms, buttocks and breasts. Stretch marks are not caused by only excessive stretching of skin. Hormonal changes during pregnancy, adolescence and hormone replacement therapy etc. can also result in appearance of stretch marks. Other causes of stretch marks include sudden gain or loss in weight, rapid growth, heredity factors, stress and changes in physical conditions.
Whatever the reason may be behind the appearance of zebra streaks on your abdomen, arms or thighs, you can always get rid of them easily with some simple and easy to do home remedies. Here are 4 really effective, time-tested home remedies for stretch marks:
Castor oil has numerous skincare applications, from eliminating facial wrinkles and creases to treating age spots, dark spots, pimples and uneven skin pigmentation. You can also use castor oil to banish stretch marks.
Egg white is rich in proteins and amino acids. Do not use egg yolk, only whites.
Potato juice is rich in vitamins and minerals that are necessary for the growth and regeneration of skin cells. It offers a great way to repair damaged skin cells forming stretch marks.
Cocoa butter is known for its anti-aging properties. It helps in achieving smooth skin by enhancing blood circulation, and this ultimately helps improve the appearance of stretch marks.
If you fail to achieve desired results with these remedies then Laser Treatment for Stretch Marks Removal may be worth considering. For further details about how to remove stretch marks or schedule a procedure, fill the consultation form below.