Stretch marks are ugly fine lines which occur in areas around the abdomen, inner shoulders, buttock etc. Needless to say that having stretch marks lowers your confidence and puts a certain limitation to the kind of clothes you can wear, as you also have to hide your stretch marks.
Stretch marks affect almost everybody at some stage of life. Pregnant women tend to develop stretch marks especially in areas around their belly because of tremendous growth of the baby. Children also develop stretch marks once they step to their teenage as their bodies grow all of a sudden. People who put on a lot of weight suddenly also tend to develop ugly stretch marks. In some cases these disappear with time but few unlucky people are left with these stretch marks forever.
The best thing to do is to avoid stretch marks in the first place. As soon as you start spotting stretch marks, you should start doing the necessary to prevent the formation of deep stretch marks. You can do this by moisturizing your stretch mark prone areas on a regular basis. If you still develop stretch marks then you will have to patiently try certain home remedies to get rid of those ugly stretch marks. Massaging and moisturizing is the mantra to lighten stretch marks. Ensure that you use a good quality body lotion containing cocoa butter to nourish your skin. Moisturize your body and especially the stretch mark prone areas at least two times a day.
You can also use Vaseline to massage the stretch marks affected area. Vitamin E oil also works really well to remove stretch marks. Almond oil is also very effective to lighten stretch marks and smoothen your skin. Certain aroma oils like lavender oil, etc. can be used to massage the stretch marks affected area for removal of stretch marks.
Applying the gel of Aloe Vera plant combined with any of the above mentioned oils will also help in getting rid of stretch marks. You should also ensure that you ex-foliate your stretch mark affected area using a good quality apricot scrub on a regular basis for stretch marks removal. Use any of these remedies, by make sure that you take time and massage the affected area to see faster results.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.