Stretch marks are common in a lot of women and even men. It happens as a result of body changes especially rapid weight changes. They can be hormonal in some cases during pregnancies, bodybuilding and puberty. Studies show it tends to lower self esteem in some cases, so why not deal with it?
Treating stretch marks isn’t a walk in the park and going about it especially the natural way does not produce an overnight miracle, so treating it first of all requires patience, as soon as you’ve got that then let’s talk about these tried and tested remedies by top beauty experts.
- The Egg Mask
This is a raved way to get rid of stretch marks if done consistently.
- 2 egg yolks (beaten egg yolks)
- Lime Juice (One lime)
- 2 Tsp of Oatmeal
- 2 Tsp of Almond Paste
Mix all the ingredients together, adding the milk in quantity enough to make a paste
Apply this on the areas with stretch marks and leave to dry completely
Wash off the area with cold water scrubbing the skin gently while at it.
This is safe enough to be used every other day.
- Lime & Cucumber Juice
Another raved way to get rid of stretch marks is to use juice from lime and cucumber! Sounds bleh but it works! The natural acidity in lemon juice helps reduce scars and heal the skin while cucumber juice has a cool soothing effect that leaves your skin fresh.
Get juice from lime and cucumber in equal parts
Mix both together and apply on the affected areas generously
Let it sit for about 10 minutes
Rinse this off with warm water