After childbirth abdominal or belly stretch marks is a common problem faced by all pregnant woman. Stretch marks appear when your skin is “stretched” beyond the power of its flexibility due to rapid expansion or contraction of the skin. However you can cure this problem and can fade the appearance of stretch marks by following some natural remedies which are given below:
1. Mixture of Sugar with almond oil and Lemon juice
Mix a tablespoon of raw sugar with some almond oil and a few drops of lemon juice. Mix it well and apply it on the stretch marks. Gently rub the mixture on the skin for 5-10 minutes and leave for 15 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.
2. Mixture of Cucumber Juice and Lemon Juice
Mix equal quantities of cucumber juice and lemon juice and apply the mixture on the stretch marks. Massage for 10-15 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water. If you don't have cucumber juice you can simply rub fresh lemon juice gently onto the stretch marks using circular motions. Allow the lemon juice to soak into your skin for at least 10-15 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
3. Cocoa Butter, Wheat germ oil, vitamin E oil and Beeswax
Make a mixture using half a cup of cocoa butter, one tablespoon of wheat germ oil, two teaspoons of grated beeswax and one teaspoon each of apricot kernel oil and vitamin E oil. Heat this mixture until the beeswax melts. You can store the mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator and apply it to your stretch marks two to three times a day. Regular application will give you best result within few days.
4. Potato Juice
Cut a medium-sized potato into thick slices.Take one of the potato pieces and rub it gently on the stretch marks for a few minutes. Make sure the liquid from the potato covers the affected area. Allow the potato juice to dry for some time and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
5. Castor Oil
Apply some castor oil to the stretch marks and gently massage the area in circular motions for at least 15 minutes. Wrap the area with a thin, cotton cloth. Using a hot water bottle or a heating pad, apply some heat to the affected area for at least a half an hour. Regular application will give you excellent result within few days.
6. Aloe vera gel, Vitamin E Capsules and Vitamin A Capsules
Make a mixture with one-fourth cup of aloe vera gel, oil from 10 vitamin E capsules and oil from five vitamin A capsules. Rub this mixture onto the stretched marks until fully absorbed. Repeat this process daily until you get the desired results.
7. Alfalfa and Chamomile oil
Mix some alfalfa power with a few drops of chamomile oil to form a smooth paste. Massage the paste into the affected area two to three times a day. Regular application will show you excellent result within few days.