Stretch marks happen at the onset of puberty as well as during pregnancy. Majority of individuals obtain stretch marks at one point in their lives. It happens because the elastin and collagen in the skin are injured. Maintaining the health of your skin must be your topmost priority if you do not want to acquire stretch marks or you want to reduce its appearance. There are so many ways you can do to reduce stretch marks and its further appearance. Stretch mark reducers can be bought in your nearby beauty centers or you can make your own concoction to help reduce its appearance. You can make a homemade stretch mark reducer using the following:
Tip #1: Lavender and chamomile oil.
Get a tiny container with tight cover. Pour seven drops of lavender oil and a base of 1 ounce avocado oil into it then shake it thoroughly. Put in five drops of chamomile into the avocado and lavender oil mixtures then shake it again rigorously before using it. Place a small amount of the mixture onto a cotton ball then rub it on to the skin affected with stretch marks. Massage it thoroughly to improve circulation so that the blood will be brought to the surface to hurry the healing process.
Tip #2: Cocoa butter.
You can also utilize cocoa butter in between the lavender, chamomile oil treatment to maintain the moisture of your skin. During the treatment, it is also necessary that you keep your skin hydrated by drinking lots of water to maintain the elasticity and youthful look of the skin.
Tip #3: Coconut oil.
Put 2 cups of coconut oil in a sanitized container that has a cover. Put in 1 teaspoon of Palmarosa or Nero oil, shake them well and rub onto the skin in spherical movement at least two times a day. The remaining mixture can be stored in a cool, dry location.
Tip #4: Coffee grounds and olive oil.
Create a paste consistency out of a cup of ground coffee and a teaspoon of olive oil then rub onto the skin in rounded movements for about 10 minutes. Put a towel on top of the coffee and oil mixture and put pressure for 15 minutes before washing it with lukewarm water. The caffeine that is established in coffee can help invigorate the skin to lessen the appearance of stretch marks.
Tip #5: Olive oil, aloe Vera gel, vitamin E and A gel.
Mix together ½ cup olive oil, ¼ cup aloe Vera gel, 2 tablespoons vitamin E gel, and 1 tablespoon vitamin A gel. When you had already thoroughly blended the ingredients, put it in a container and let it cool in the refrigerator. Rub onto the skin affected by stretch marks one time daily. The vitamins as well as the aloe Vera will help fresh cell production to lessen the look of stretch marks.
Tip #6: Almond or jojoba oil, lavender oil and chamomile oil.
Blend together an ounce of almond or jojoba oil, 7 drops of lavender oil and 5 drops of chamomile oil in a sealed container. Massage the solution onto the skin with stretch marks everyday to lessen its appearance. You can store the remaining solution in a cool, dry location. These oils contain natural antioxidants that will help enhance the appearance of the skin.
These homemade stretch mark reducers can work wonders for you. The process requires patience but is well worth your time and effort if you want to reduce stretch marks.