7 Easy Home Remedies To Remove Stretch Marks Fast

Stretch marks are visible fine lines in pink, purple or red that appear on your skin due to rapid weight gain, rapid increase in muscle mass, or extreme weight loss.  And some of the common areas where they appear are breasts, upper arms, back, abdomen, underarms, hips, thighs and other fat deposited areas.

These ugly looking projections are not only embarrassing but also restrict you from flaunting your favorite short dress with confidence.

No matter how many laser therapies, surgeries, medications and creams you try, there is only little that they can do about treating your stretch marks in comparison to natural remedies that are effective and harmless to your skin at the same time.

If you too are dealing with the same problem and it seems to never go away, here are 7 home remedies that can act as your rescue plan to remove stretch marks fast:

Sugar Scrub

Sugar is an effective ingredient that can help in exfoliating the skin and can quickly heal stretch marks. It helps to remove the dry, dead cells that build up on the skin everyday.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • A few drops of almond oil that contains Vitamin E

How to prepare:

  • Take a ceramic bowl.
  • Put all the ingredients in it.
  • Mix them well
  • Apply the scrub on your stretch marks
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 5-10 minutes until it dries
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away.

 

Aloe Vera paste

Aloe Vera is rich in all the essential nutrients and anti-oxidants that can help in removing the damaged skin cells. It boosts the production of collagen in the skin and further makes it easier to repair a damaged skin.

 

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 cup fresh Aloe Vera gel
  • 10 vitamin E capsules
  • 5 vitamin A capsules

How to prepare:

  • Take a ceramic bowl.
  • Extract 1 cup fresh Aloe Vera gel from an Aloe Vera leaf and put it in the bowl.
  • Cut open vitamin A and Vitamin E capsules and pour the extracted oil in the same bowl.
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Apply and Massage the paste on your stretch marks until the skin absorbs it fully.
  • Let it rest on the affected area for 15 minutes
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away

 

Baking soda paste

Baking soda is an anti-bacterial agent. When you apply it on your skin, it not just leaves your skin soft and smooth but also acts as a skin exfoliator.  It has supreme skin whitening and bleaching property that can help in fading away the stretch marks at a quicker pace.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 tbsp. Baking soda
  • Cling wrap
  • 1 fresh lemon

How to prepare:

  • Take a lemon.
  • Squeeze the juice of it into a bowl.
  • Add one tablespoon of baking soda in it.
  • Mix the two well until they form a paste.
  • Apply the paste on the stretch marks.
  • Cover the affected areas with the cling wrap.
  • Let it rest for 20-30 minutes until it completely dries.
  • Rinse it well with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away.

 

Potato scrub

Potato is rich in vitamins A and C and various other minerals that help in repairing skin distortions. It has natural bleaching agents that help in lightening the skin tone. The different nutrients and antioxidants present in potatoes makes it easier to remove stretch marks from the skin.

Ingredients needed:

  • A fresh potato

How to prepare:

  • Take a fresh potato
  • Cut it into thick slices
  • Wash your face
  • Take a few potato slices
  • Rub them on the stretch marks
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 10-15 minutes until the juice dries
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away.

 

Turmeric paste

Turmeric can be used as a natural beauty product to lighten your scars and stretch marks. It has anti-oxidant, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agents in it and other assorted nutrients that can help you maintain a scar-free skin.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 tbsp. fresh yogurt or cream
  • 1 tbsp. turmeric

How to prepare:

  • Take 1 tablespoon of turmeric in a bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of fresh yogurt or cream in it.
  • Mix them well and form a paste.
  • Apply the paste on your stretch marks.
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 10-15 minutes until it dries.
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away.

 

 

Coffee scrub

Coffee contains beneficial skincare properties. It is a rich source of antioxidants that can fight with the free radicals that harm our skin. It also acts as a great exfoliator to the skin and can help in getting rid of dead skin cells. It has skin brightening properties that can heal your stretch marks in no time.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. coffee grounds

How to prepare:

  • Add one tablespoon of coconut oil in a pan and heat it.
  • Empty the pan and pour the warm coconut oil in a bowl.
  • Add one tablespoon of coffee grounds in it.
  • Mix them well.
  • Apply and massage it on your stretch marks.
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away.

 

 

Lemon juice

Lemon is widely used for skin beautification. It is rich in vitamin c and nutrients which are good for all skin types. It contains citric acid that not only brightens up your skin but also helps you make your skin scar free.  It helps in exfoliating the skin and removing the dead skin layers, thus lightening the stretch marks.

Ingredients needed:

  • 2 fresh Lemons

How to prepare:

  • Take two lemons.
  • Squeeze them and collect the juice in a bowl.
  • Apply and massage the lemon juice on the stretch marks.
  • Let it rest on the affected areas for 10-15 minutes until it dries
  • Rinse it with lukewarm water
  • Repeat the same activity everyday till the stretch marks completely fade away.

 

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