Stretch Marks are indented, reddened streaks that typically appear on the body. They usually appear on some parts of the body like laps, buttocks, breasts and the area located between the chest and the biceps.
The skin ailment can have causes that are not due to underlying disease. They are mostly caused by rapid weight gain or from weight changes, growth spurts in teenagers and rapid increase in muscle size through weightlifting. It can also be caused by the expansion of the stomach due to pregnancy.
While all the above mentioned are natural occurrences, stretch marks can also be caused by too much usage of bleaching cosmetics and can also be caused by medication side effects.
In a case where a black in complexion person is using a bleaching cream, there will be a formation of stretch marks in some parts of his/her body resulting from the weight again due to body growth.
Many people have been battling this skin ailment while it has been of serious concern to those who have spent a lot of money on different cosmetics which they claimed to be a good remedy for the disease.
Fortunately, there is an availability of some homemade treatments that have proven to be very effective in making the skin ailment reduce gradually and later disappear completely.
In this article, we’ll be revealing to you how to prepare three effective treatments that work like magic in curing the skin ailment. To prepare the treatments you need the following.
- Aloe Vera
- Olive Oil
- Lemon and
- Pure Honey
1. The Use of Carrot As A Natural Remedy
To prepare this, the first thing to do is to cook a carrot until it is steamed, then crush the steamed carrot and apply it to the affected areas. Leave it for at least 30 minutes. And finally, rinse it with cold water.
Note: Do not use hot water because it can cause more damage to the skin with stretch marks.
2. The Use of Mixture of Aloe Vera, Avocado & Olive Oil.
The mixture of Avocado and Aloe vera has proven to have a great tissue regeneration power which can, therefore, effectively cure stretch marks in the body. To prepare this mixture, we are going to need half of an Avocado, 1 Aloe Vera Leaf and Olive Oil.
The first thing to do is to make sure they are clean. Then put the Avocado and the Aloe Vera leaf in an electric blender add a teaspoonful of Olive Oil and blend them until a very smooth paste is obtained.
Apply and perform circular massage on the affected areas with the smooth paste obtained. Leave it for 20 minutes and later wash it off with cold water.
3. Mixture of Avocado, Honey & Lemon.
Just like how we prepared the previous treatment, we’ll put all the three ingredients ( half of an avocado, 2 teaspoonfuls of pure honey and 2 teaspoonfuls of Lemon liquid) in an electric blender and blend them till we obtain a smooth mixture.
In case there is no availability of blenders, we can use the manual method by pounding or grinding them with hand. The most important thing is that you get a smooth mixture at the end.
After obtaining the mixture, apply it to the affected areas and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse it off thoroughly, after 20 minutes, with lukewarm water and you are good to go.
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