Do you think ten times before wearing a crop top? Are you more conscious about your waist and stomach after wearing a saree? Are these stretch marks causing embarrassment? If so, this article may help readers.
Stretch marks take away the freedom to wear special and different types of clothes.
Here we will tell you about how to remove stretch marks, as well as about stretch marks treatment and some famous stress mark removal creams.
Before proceeding with the article, readers should know that the above-mentioned home remedies can be helpful alternatively in the treatment of stretch marks. They should not be considered as the solution to this problem.
Let us first know the causes of stress marks. After this, we will also tell about the measures to remove stretch marks.
Reasons for having stretch marks – Reasons for stretch mark cream
Some of the reasons for having stretch marks are:
abnormal production of collagen
Some diseases and medicines can also cause stretch marks, which are as follows:
Medicines that inhibit collagen production.
Cushing’s syndrome means high levels of the hormone cortisol.
Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder of the connecting tissue.
Anorexia Nervosa. Psychiatric eating disorder and eating disorder.
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. A disorder in which the skin becomes more stretched and the skin peels easily.
chronic liver problems
contraceptive and neuroleptic drug
Let us now know where stretch marks can be. After this we will also tell you how to remove stretch marks.
Where can stretch marks occur?
In general, stretch marks can affect the parts of the body mentioned below (2).
Now we are telling home remedies to remove stretch marks in day to day lifestyle. After telling how to remove stretch marks, we will also give other important information.
Home Remedies to Reduce Stretch Marks
Below we are giving information about home remedies to remove stretch marks. Before using these remedies to remove stretch marks, know that these home remedies are not a treatment for stretch marks. These remedies can help to get relief from this problem to some extent.
1. Aloe Vera
fresh aloe vera gel
10 Vitamin-E Capsules
How to use:
Take out the aloe vera gel from a fresh leaf in a bowl.
Now add the gel of Vitamin-E capsule to it.
Then massage the affected skin with stretch marks with light hands.
After about 15 minutes of massaging, wash the skin with lukewarm water.
This can be repeated once or twice a day.
Alternatively, aloe vera gel can be applied directly on the affected area.
Aloe vera can also be included in the home remedy to remove stretch marks. A study in NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information).
found a cream containing aloe vera to be beneficial in reducing stretch marks and the itching caused by it. At the same time, direct use of aloe vera gel can also help in reducing stretch marks.
Actually, aloe vera has anti-inflammatory properties, which can relieve itching. Also, the healing properties present in it work to increase collagen (3). Collagen is increased in stretch marks treatment (4). At the same time, vitamin-E can help reduce stretch marks by moisturizing the skin (5). For this reason, it is believed that aloe vera can help in healing stretch marks (6).
2. Castor Oil:
Castor oil (as needed)
How to use:
Warm up the castor oil.
Then massage the stretch marks with light hands.
Apply castor oil every night before sleeping.
Castor oil massage has also been considered beneficial in reducing stretch marks. It also moisturizes the skin.
3. Vicks VapoRub
How to use:
Apply Vicks on stretch marks at night and massage for a minute or two.
Cover with cling wrap and leave it overnight.
Vicks VapoRub contains certain essential oils. It also contains petroleum jelly (9). All these help in moisturizing and softening the skin.
However, no research is available regarding this. Well, many women also use it based on experience.