Today I will learn you how to get rid of stretch marks using natural ingredients. But first, let’s find out some information about stretch marks. Stretch marks represents linear lesions of the skin that results when the elastic fibers break. There are 2 types: white and red.
White ones are older, while the red ones have been formed recently. If you have red stretch marks, you could still get rid of them, but if you have white stretch marks all you can do is to mitigate them.
If you don’t want to face with stretch marks you should avoid sudden weight variations, to not force musculature development and to have a proper nutrition rich in vitamins.
1. Sweet almond oil against
Sweet almond oil is rich in Vitamin E, has soothing and regenerating proprieties. I advice you to but a cold pressed oil that is 100% natural. Massage the wet skin using this oil. If it’s possible to make this procedure 2 timers per day is great. You can use this oil when you are pregnant.
2. Rosehip oil against
This oil is a great remedy in treating stretch marks, scars or wrinkles and other dermatological affections. Is rich in fat acids, carotenoids, tannins and polyphenols. Has regenerating and healing proprieties. Is stimulating the production of elastin and collagen. Is an anti-age remedy, an emollient and a protective hydro-lipid barrier of the skin. For stretch marks you can use it pure or mixed with other cosmetics (body cream, body oil) in proportion of 5 to 30%.
3. Marigold oil
This oil has soothing, healing, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is used both for prevention, mitigation and stretch marks. Can be used alone or mixed with other oils mentioned above. Apply on the wet skin and massage until is completely absorbed.
4. Wheat germ oil
Wheat germ oil is rich in vitamin E, essential fatty acids and polyphenols.. It has antioxidant, elasticized, protective, regenerating, nourishing and anti-age properties. Can be used pure or mixed with other oils or creams especially stretch marks.