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Home Remedies for stretch marks(Remove Stretch marks)

Stretch marks are a common problem for both men and women, it decreases the beauty of the body. Stretch marks appear as parallel lines on your skin, in color sometimes purple to bright pink, light gray.

Sometimes it occurs due to pregnancy or sudden weight gain, and these can be commonly seen on the waist, thighs, lower backs, hips, breasts, arms, and buttocks. Generally, it occurs by the sudden growth of muscles and stretches on the body.

Exercise is also the main reason for Stretch marks, so Select your gym exercise carefully. 

  • Body Building
  • Corticosteroids
  • Genetics
  • Health conditions
  • Pregnancy
  • Puberty
  • Weight gain

Stretch marks occurred when your skin changes shape rapidly due to growth or weight gain. It is also known as striae.

Stretch marks occurred when your skin changes shape rapidly due to growth or weight gain. It is also known as striae.

It is difficult to find the cure of it but natural treatment can reduce the appearance of stretch marks help them to fade more quickly.

Type of  Stretch marks

During pregnancy generally

– Corticosteroid medication
– Losing or gaining weight rapidly
– Breast enlargement surgery

i) Red stretch marks

strech on skin
strech on skin, causes of red stretch marks  image source:

It is known as striae rubra, at the initial stage these stretch marks are fresh so, appear reddish. Due to stretched dermal layer of the skin blood vessels show. During this period you may experience a lot of itching around marks of the stretch. It is easy to get rid of red stretch marks because the cells are new.

ii) White stretch marks

White Stretch Marks and there treatments
White Stretch Marks and their treatments  image

It is also known as striae alba, most stubborn and appear white or silverish in color. The tiny tears appear when the blood vessels reduce in size, so, fat under the skin is visible. It needs longer treatment to reduce.


              Red Stretch Marks                 White Stretch Marks
1. Can be removed easily 1. Take a long time to vanish
2. Itching a lot 2. Less itching
3. Occur due to exercise and stretched dermal layer 3. Fat under the skin is visible
4. Known as striae rubra, Reddish in color 4. Known as striae alba, white in color

Natural treatment to remove Stretch marks

1. Vitamin A

Vitamin A is referred to as a retinoid, make skin appear smoother and more youthful.
It is used in cosmetic creams. Diet rich in certain foods, such as carrots and sweet potatoes increase vitamin A levels.

2. Sugar


Sugar is used in homeopathic microdermabrasion method, which is used in clinically proven methods to make stretch marks fade.
Process to apply:
i) Mix 1 cup of sugar (150 gram) with almond oil or coconut oil.
ii) Add lemon juice.
iii) Scrub the mixture on the stretch marks area.
iv) Repeat this process twice in a day for at least 2 weeks.

3. Aloe vera


It acts as a healing agent and a skin softener, the best home remedy to remove stretch marks.
Apply aloe vera leaf after taking a wash on the stretch area and leave it until its dry automatic.

4. Hyaluronic acid

It helps in the growth of cells, to cover the stretched marks of the body due to the growth of skin.

5. Coconut oil

Coconut oil help to heal the appearance quickly due to healing properties.

Check the allergic to coconuts because varies from skin to skin

To know: Best brands of coconut oil

How to remove stretch marks naturally

Rapid weight gain or loss are the two major reason for stretches of skin, it is considered as changes of skin due to elasticity. Look like lines on the skin’s surface generally on the abdomen, hip(buttocks), Chest, shoulder, and legs.

Generally, women relate that stretch marks from pregnancy, it is true but not only reason of stretch, few more possibilities like genetics, sudden weight loss or growth, and stress.

Argan Oil
Lemon juice
Egg white
Potato juice
Olive oil
Castor oil
Black tea

Home remedies to treat stretch marks

1. Argan oil


argan oil for spot removal
argan oil for spot removal


The elasticity of the skin is increased by Argan oil due to the presence of Vitamin oil.
Rubbing it on the stretch marks might heal, and give a better result. Broken tissues gradually making the mark fade.

To know: Best brands for Argan oil

2. Lemon juice

Ingredients of lemon: citric acid, pH value 2.2, vitamin C, ascorbic acid.

It contains natural bleaching properties, reduces visibility effectively. Apply lemon juice daily or simply rub a sliced lemon wedge on your marks.

3. Egg white

stretch marks removal with eggs
stretch marks removal with eggs

Egg contains high in proteins and amino acids, so it is very useful food for the skin.
Break the white egg and make a sake and apply on stretched skin for 2 weeks to see the result.

4. Potato juice

Potatoes contain starch and other skin lighting enzymes, so it is used in lighten dark circles, spots and blemishes from the skin.
It bleaches the skin and reduces the skin spot.
Cut potato and rub off that skin for 5 min and leave it until it dries. wash after 15 min.

Related article with dark circle

5. Olive oil

Due to moisturizing properties, it is good for repairing skin damage. Olive oil is antioxidant which help to decrease the stretch marks.
You can normally apply with hand.

6. Sugar

– Make a solution with mixing sugar, olive oil, and lemon juice.
– Rub it for 10 minutes.
– Rinse with warm water.
– Apply 5 times a week for 1 month and you get a +ve result.

7. Castor oil

– Apply castor oil on stretch marks(directly)
– Massage it for 15-20 minutes.
– Cover the area with a cotton cloth and provide the head with a heating pad.
-Do twice in a week.

8. Apricots

apricots for stretch removal (natural care)
apricots for stretch removal (natural care)

– Grind 2-3 apricots(after removing seeds).
– Apply the paste on the stretch marks.
– After 20 minutes rinse with warm water.

9. Black tea

black tea as a home remady for stretch marks
black tea as a home remedy for stretch marks

Contains lots of vitamins and minerals along with Vitamin B12 to prevent from skin pigmentation.
– Boil 2-3 tablespoons of black tea for 10 minutes
– Add salt in that
– after cooling of that solution apply on the stretched area until it vanishes.

Try to take these below thing in your food list.

foods which help to remove marks
foods which help to remove marks

1. Water: take 3-4 liters water in a day.
2. Vitamin C: take berries, raw cabbage, citrus fruits, kiwi fruit, melons, peas
3. Vitamin E: Foods like almonds, raw seeds like pumpkin and sesame, Swiss chards
4. Gelatin: provide elasticity to your skin to reduce skin.
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Foods like flax seed, chia seeds, salmon, sardines, cod liver, walnuts, soybean, beef.

Following output for you:

Stretch marks give a bad look with small cloths and the main thing you don’t feel comfortable with that mark. You can try the best techniques and home remedies to get rid of Stretch marks. Every process and advice of this blog is pre-checked but don’t avoid the skin allergy.

take proper care of your skin 


Further read: Quick beauty tips in 10 minutes

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