3. Castor Oil:
Castor oil acts as a natural remedy for acne, stretch marks, sun burn, and dry skin. It also helps evade infections like warts, boils, athlete’s foot and chronic itching. Castor oil effectively treats ring worms, a common and stubborn skin problem across all age groups. Castor oil stimulates the production of collagen and elastin. Elastin is a protein in connective tissue that is elastic and allows tissues in the body to resume their shape after stretching. It also helps skin to return to its original position when stretched.
- Castor oil
Apply a thick layer of castor oil on the stretch marks and wrap the area with plastic. Apply heat with a hot water bottle for 20 minutes.
Alfalfa sprout is well known for weight loss. It is also an effective remedy for stretch marks as well. It is rich in Vitamin K, Vitamin E and amino acids. Vitamin E helps neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals that damage collagen which is the main reason of wrinkles, fine lines and skin dryness. Vitamin E reduces the chain reaction of free radicals. Vitamin K regulates the process of blood clotting and bone mineralization. It also plays a pivotal role in maintaining bone density and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Amino acids help to nourish the skin, hair and nails.
- Alfalfa powder- 1 tea spoon
- Chamomile oil-4 drops
Add alfalfa powder to chamomile oil and mix it for 5 minutes. Apply the paste to the stretch marks carefully. Leave it for 15 minutes and there after wash off with water.
5. Cocoa- Shea Butter Home Made Cream:
The application of Cocoa- Shea butter home made cream is effectively used for stretch marks removal. It is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E. Antioxidants protect skin by limiting the production of free radicals which can damage skin cells. Vitamin E is one of the most powerful antioxidants that neutralizes free radicals and also helps prevent cellular damage from occurring. It also protects and repairs the skin.
- Cocoa- butter – 2 tea spoon
- Shea butter-2 tea spoon
- Vitamin E – 1 tea spoon
At first, melt shea butter and cocoa butter. After that, add vitamin E oil to the melted butters. Mix it well and store in a container. The cream will get into solid state once it cools down.
6. Black Tea Massage:
Black tea is rich in vitamins B, C and E, and is a great source of minerals such as magnesium, potassium and zinc. It boosts the immune system, eliminates free radicals, prevents cancer, stimulates the brain and nervous system, improves the digestive tract, strengthens the bone and connective tissue, increases energy and aids in weight loss too. B complex Vitamins increase beauty by improving the state of our hair, skin, and nails. Vitamin B12 helps regulate our skin’s pigment production and also prevents hyper-pigmentation and age spots.
- Black Tea Powder – 2 tablespoons
- Salt – 1 Teaspoon
Boil 2 tablespoons of black tea and 1 teaspoon of salt in water for 2 minutes. Leave it to cool and apply it on the stretch marks.