How To Remove Stretch Marks With Natural Remedies

Stretch marks are a form of scarring on the skin with an off-color hue. Over time they may diminish, but will not disappear completely.

Stretch marks can appear anywhere on the body, but are most likely to appear in places where larger amounts of fat are stored; the most common places are the abdomen (especially near the navel), breasts, upper arms, underarms, back, thighs (both inner and outer), hips, and buttocks.

Both men and women are susceptible to stretch marks.  They can be caused by rapid weight gain or weight loss, pregnancy, excessive workout training, hormonal changes etc.

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Raw sugar works as a natural exfoliate for the skin, which can help reduce the look of stretch marks.

Mix tablespoon sugar, some almond oil and a few drops of lemon juice and stir it for 5 minutes. Apply it to the stretch marks and rub it for 10 minutes and there after wash off with water.


Olive oil contains many nutrients and antioxidants that help clear up numerous skin problems, including stretch marks.

Massage slightly warm extra virgin olive oil onto the affected area to improve blood circulation and reduce the look of stretch marks.

Leave it on for about 30 minutes to allow the skin to absorb the vitamin A, D and E present in the olive oil.


Stretch marks are an indication that the skin has lost its natural elasticity. Aloe Vera, with its ability to heal the small tears in the skin layers, is therefore the perfect solution to help regain the lost elasticity.

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Egg white contains 40 different proteins and is also rich in collagen and vitamin A. It can enhance the elasticity of the skin and fades stretch marks.

Collect the whites from two eggs, whip gently and apply a thick layer onto the marks.
Once the egg pack has totally dried, rinse it out with water and then moisturize the area by applying some olive oil.


The acidic property in lemons works as a natural bleaching agent for the skin. It removes the dead skin and makes your stretch marks disappear fast.


Constance Onyeji - Jarret

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