Natural Treatment for Stretch Marks
Removing Stretch Mark Naturally
What is Stretch Mark? What causes stretch marks? Does it cost too much just to remove stretch mark? Is there a natural way of removing stretch mark?
Stretch mark is unattractive skin blemish that can be found in the arms, legs, thighs, stomach, hips, buttocks and breasts which is the result of pregnancy, growth, body building gaining and losing weight. It is an excessive stretching of the skin which is caused by hormonal or physical change. Stretch mark appears as strip red or purple like color on the skin.
Majority of women have stretch mark and most people would spend money just to remove stretch mark through laser surgery, cosmetic surgery and other stretch mark removal procedure.
Here are some tips that can be done at home to minimize, prevent and remove stretch mark naturally.
Exfoliating is one way of reducing stretch mark and by continuous usage you will notice that the blemish will soon disappear. Use wash cloth or loofah together with a body wash that has exfoliating properties by massaging it gently to the area that is affect by discoloration. It will help you wash away the dead skin cell if you will use this at least once a day and will nurture a new skin that blemish or stretch mark free.
Avoid scrubbing it too hard as it may irritate the skin.
After exfoliating, you will need to moisturize the skin that was exfoliated as there are substances that can dry the skin. By applying natural lotions or cream such as cocoa butter, aloe vera, olive oil and tea tree oil. This natural moisturizer does not have any side effect and not harsh ingredients that will irritate the skin. Cocoa butter will initiate the repair on the skin, especially on the damaged area. Aloe Vera helps remove scars cause by the dead cells while tea tree oil can be use as an antibacterial.
It is important that you maintain a proper and healthy diet. Being obese increases the chance of having and incurring several affected areas of stretch marks. Include intake of Vitamin E and C on your diet as it will help you build up new skin and replace the damage ones. Fruits and vegetables is rich in Vitamins C and Vitamins E, always include them in your diet.
Being hydrated is one way of maintaining healthy skin as it will help you flush out toxins and will keep you looking fresh at all times. Recommended water intake is at least 3 liters a day.
Regular exercise is also one way of preventing stretch mark, since it is develop when a rapid growth in the body occurs and skin starts to expand. Exercise will help you tone your body and avoid skin from stretching.