When you loose a huge amount of weight in a short span of time the elasticity of your skin takes time to adjust to this loss of weight and this leads to stretch marks forming on your skin. These marks are unsightly and they appear on your arms, thighs, abdomen and buttocks.They are mostly silver however they can also appear red sometimes. Fortunately there are several natural remedies to get rid of these marks on your skin.
Natural oils can be used to get rid of the stretch marks on your skin. Vitamin E oils like almond oil and olive oil can be massaged on the affected area to get rid of the stretch marks on the body. Gently rub the oil into your skin and massage it. The oil will help to get rid of the stretch marks within a few days. However you will need to be persistent with this treatment if you want to see the desired results.
Aloe Vera also helps to get rid of the stretch marks on your skin. The plant extract must be massaged into the skin and left overnight. Do this daily for 3 to 4 weeks to get the desired results. This treatment is extremely effective; you can use Aloe Vera extract on your skin several times a day.
Cocoa butter and Shea butter creams and lotions are effective in eliminating stretch marks from your skin. You need to apply these products daily if you want to get rid of the stretch marks on your skin.
Laser treatment is effective in getting rid of the stretch marks on your skin. The recent technology makes the treatment extremely effective and pain free and hence it is the preferred form of stretch mark removal.
However you need to consult with your doctor before you proceed for this treatment as it has several side effects.
Using an exfoliating cream your skin will also helps to get rid of stretch marks. When you exfoliate your skin you get rid of the dead skin cells on the surface of the skin and this procedure will help to get rid of stretch marks on the skin.