Many of us suffer from stretch marks. Whether it is from weight gain or pregnancy, there are many expensive ways such as creams or laser surgeries to get rid of them. Many see stretch marks as a sign of their life journey, the obstacles they overcame.
And others just want to hide them or show them less. A few natural home remedies you can try will cost you very little in comparison to medical ways and reduce your risks of exposure to chemicals.
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is widely known for its wonderful soothing and healing properties for your skin. You can save a lot of money with this simple remedy.
All you need to do is rub some Aloe Vera gel on the area with stretch marks. After 15 minutes, rinse it off with clean water.
2. Castor Oil
This remedy also has properties to use against many problems such as wrinkles, age spots, moles, or even pimples. This is why it helps with stretch marks to heal the skin to lessen the appearance of stretch marks.
Use a few drops of castor oil on the area you would like to treat and gently massage the oil into your skin. Do this in a circular motion for about 10 minutes. After this, you put a clean cloth on the area with the castor oil and put a heating pad or hot water bottle on top of it. You should do this entire process for a half an hour at least once per day.
3. Lemon Juice
Lemons contain acidic properties the natural way. This helps the fight against stretch marks and even acne or scars in general.
All you need to do is rub fresh lemon juice, using circular motions onto the affected area. Once your skin soaks up the lemon juice after 10 minutes, you can rinse it off with warm water.