6 Home Remedies to Treat Stretch Marks Effectively


Frequent changes in weight causes stretch marks. This happens because your skin stretches and then shrink back and due to this your skin loses its elasticity. This issue is very common among pregnant ladies and the people who have recently shed some kilos. And this is a something very general problem that can affect anyone irrespective of gender, weight. So, in this post, we have shared some home remedies to treat stretch marks.

1. Aloe vera cream

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This homemade cream has got all the healing properties that can help you to get rid of stretch marks. And the effect of this creams doubles when added with vitamin A and E. Use this cream twice a day to see visible results.


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• Aloe Vera gel -1 cup
• Vitamin A capsules- 5
• Vitamin E capsules- 10


• Mix all the above- stated ingredients in the bowl.
• Now, apply it on the clean skin.
• Then, massage the cream until it is absorbed by the skin.

2. Potato

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It is the rich source of regenerative cells which helps in promoting the generation of new skin cells. Potato also has rich minerals and vitamins which are very helpful in repairing your skin and also helps in lightening the skin tone and stretch marks.


Few slices of potato

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• First, clean the skin and then apply the slices of potato on the stretch marks.
• Now, let it dry.
• Then, wash it off with water.

3. Coffee

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Coffee is a very effective ingredient for boosting dead cells. In this remedy, we will be using coconut oil and coffee.


• Coffee powder- 1 tablespoon
• Coconut oil- 1 tablespoon


• First, warm some oil and then add coffee powder to it.
• Now, mix the ingredients thoroughly.
• Then, rub the mixture on the stretch marks.
• Leave it for 20-25 minutes.
• Later, rinse off with water.

4. Baking soda

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It is an ingredient which is very effective in exfoliating the skin and removing dead skin. And it also helps in lightening the stretch marks.


• Lemon juice- 1 lemon
• Baking soda- 1 tablespoons
• Cling wrap


• In a bowl, mix all the ingredients.
• Now, apply the mixture on the skin.
• Then, cover it with the cling wrap.
• Leave it for 20-30 minutes.
• Later, wash off with warm water.

5. Sugar

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It is a great exfoliator and when combined with vitamin E it works will wonder for stretch marks.


• Lemon juice- 1 teaspoon
• Sugar- 1 tablespoon
• Almond oil- few drops


• Take a bowl, and mix all the above-stated ingredients.
• Now, apply the mixture on your skin.
• Then, leave it for 5-10 minutes.
• Later, rinse off with water.

6. Turmeric powder

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Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties which help in lightening the skin.


• Yoghurt- 1 tablespoon
• Turmeric- 1 tablespoon


• Take a bowl and mix all the above-stated ingredients.
• Now, apply the mixture on the marks.
• Then, leave it till it dry.
• Later, rinse off with water.


CH Minihttp://khoobsurati.com
A die hard fan of Chainsmoker with a motto to live the life absolutely king size. Though Mini is an expert in killing jokes, she loves writing. And when she is not scribbling, you will find her in a corner with headphones on and watching Netflix television shows.

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