Stretch marks are among women’s biggest insecurities. No matter how much body positivity activists tell them to embrace the Tiger stripes, most people would rather not have them to begin with.
Stretch marks are caused by a number of reasons. They appear mostly when the skin stretches either into bigger or smaller sizes.
This could happen even during pregnancy. Because pregnancy is a necessary stage in life, the stretch mark cream businesses are booming for selling the idea of perfection.
Check out these natural methods of getting rid of stretch marks that are cheaper, easier and have amazing results.
Massage Your Skin with Black Tea
Kenyans and tea go together like white on rice. Believe it or not, the tea is also beneficial for getting rid of stretch marks. This is because they are rich in antioxidants, vitamins which help control skin pigmentation and decrease cell damages.
Rub Your Skin With Potato Juice
Potatoes are known to naturally brighten your skin which in turn makes stretch marks fade.
Apply Egg White
Egg don’t smell the best when raw but the egg whites are rich in amino acids which are great for getting rid of stretch marks. Eggs are quite cheap so we all have easy access to them. You don’t need your own chicken lol.
Eat a healthy diet
A healthy lifestyle plus eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins, proteins and starch is great for reduction of streth marks. This is because the body maintains its size.
Use Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is believed to be great for everything in life, even cheating boyfriends. haha. Coconut oil has amazing benefits for the skin in general. It increases blood flow to your skin and produces collagen fibres, which are important for treating stretch marks.
Rub Your Skin With Natural White Sugar
Natural white sugar exists in all our pantries and its exfoliating properties are great for getting rid of stretch marks.
Use Lemon Juice
Lemons are naturally acidic in nature and hence are recommended in trying to get rid of stretch marks and acne.