Stretch marks are nothing but when our skin expansion and contraction takes place, there will be formation of scars and these scars are those stretch marks. When your skin get’s stretched, stretch marks occur in our skin. These stretch marks are not liked by us. We want to get rid of those stretch marks, since they spoil our skin beauty. The causes of stretch marks are plenty, they are mentioned below;

  • After pregnancy.
  • Genetically disorder.
  • Build up of body muscles.
  • Heredity.
  • Few adrenal glands diseases.
  • During puberty hormonal changes.
  • Severe weight gain particularly on thighs and arms.
  • Usage of steroids, certain pills, lotions and corticosteroid creams.

Now let’s see the symptoms of stretch marks-

  • Appearance of scar.
  • The area where stretch mark is found becomes too soft.
  • During starting stage of stretch marks, they appear as wrinkles with raised edges.
  • Formation of pink, red and purple line on skin.
  • Parallel lines with patches like in appearance.
  • After sometimes these lines may turn in to silver or white in colour on skin.

Stretch marks are very common, it can occur for both men and women. But women are more affected by these stretch marks. Getting stretch marks are natural; there are costlier treatments like surgery to get rid of those stretch marks. In market even many creams, lotions and oils are found to get away from this stretch marks, but are those safe to use on skin. Yes if you think over the side effects of using those chemical products, you might not use it at all.

So now in this session we are going to see what are the home remedies that can be used in home in treating stretch marks away. These home remedies are completely natural and safe.

Potato juice-

stretch marks

Potato is abundant rich source of vitamins and minerals, these juices of potato helps in restoration of cell growth. For this you need to peel off the potato skin and then cut them into thick slices. Then use these slices and apply on the stretch mark region, give a gentle rubbing of potato slice on that area, let the juice of potato remain on skin, once it get dried, wash it with Luke warm water.




Drinking ten glasses of water a day can help in reducing those stretch marks, yes a well hydrated body helps in natural detoxification of our pores on skin, thereby helping in reducing those scars. Water is required to carry the nutrients to all parts of our body. Also this water helps our skin on protecting from several issues on skin.



Naturally skin’s exfoliation is done by sugar, take one tablespoon of sugar, and to it add few drops of lemon juice and few drops of lemon juice. Now mix everything together in a bowl. Apply this on the stretch mark area and nicely massage on that region. Do it for 10 minutes continuously. Afterwards wash it with normal water. It is an effective way to get rid stretch marks. For best results use this home remedy continuously for one month and you will see the results very soon.

Aloe Vera-

Aloe Vera

It is a wonderful remedy in treating stretch marks. Aloe Vera has good healing power and smoothening effect on skin. You can extract the gel of aloe Vera and apply directly on skin, then allow it to dry. After it gets dried wash with Luke warm water. The other way of using this aloe Vera is by using the aloe gel along with extracted oils from vitamin-A and vitamin-E capsules. Mix altogether well and apply gently on skin. Rub it well, see to it that it get’s absorbed well in skin, then allow it to dry and then give a wash with Luke warm water. It has excellent proven results. The thing is we need to follow it daily to get results faster.

Olive oil-


Nutrients and antioxidants are found densely in olive oil. This olive oil remains an excellent remedy against skin issues. What you have to do is take olive oil, warm it slightly and then apply on the stretch mark region, give a gentle massage to that area with olive oil, by using this method, your stretch marks will get reduced in size and also the blood circulation is improved.

If you use this home remedy method, definitely your scars will get removed and in earlier stage you can see that stretch marks getting reduced in size and finally stretch marks get removed completely.

I hope the above furnished information will definitely be useful to everyone who goes through it. Thanks for taking time to read out my article, after reading out please share it among your groups in social media, since sharing is like caring.

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Dt. Ramya Sri

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