Stretch marks are a common problem with women who have given childbirth, and also for many women who have experienced a rapid weight gain. The result of a rapid weight gain is a rapid expansion of skin, quicker than your body can adjust. As a result patches of skin in areas of body which are subjected to more expansion get so stretched to expand in a short time that, the skin breaks to form stretch marks in the process. They get visible on the skin as white, slightly elevated or depressed lines which are fairer than the rest of the skin, and appear quite ugly when in areas that stays exposed after dressing. They can be too much of an embarrassment. That is why people try to cover them and search for treatment for stretch marks.
While there is no permanent cure to stretch marks through simple home remedies, but the marks may appear a few shades lighter and quite less visible when you try the following methods.
This is the oldest and of the most effective way to treat stretch marks. Rubbing lukewarm or normal temperature oil on the stretch marks everyday a light massaging help a lot in making the marks fade off. The oil selection is on you. You may choose castor oil or olive oil. Vitamin E contained massage oils are good too.
Aloe Vera gel
Fresh Aloe Vera gel is the best. However, if you can’t find fresh, then you may use any pack you get in the market. Apply the gel on the stretch marks. Leave for 15 mins and wash the area with lukewarm water. Try it every day and see the stretch marks much lighter after a few weeks.
Rinsing with honey is a great way to get rid of stretch marks. Honey has its own antiseptic effects. When you use a honey scrub on stretch marks or some pure honey, apply, and let it dry before rinsing off, then the daily application can give you great results.
Egg white wash
Washing the affected area with egg whites is also a nice treatment. Beat 2 egg whites, and apply a brush on the stretch marks. Let it dry, and then rinse off with water. This application everyday repeated for 2 weeks shows results.
Laser stretch mark treatments
Sometimes you may be too tired with home remedies, and want to try something which fully eliminates stretch marks than just fading them off. Sometimes you may directly jump on to other modes of treatment for your profession like the showbiz, fashion industry etc. For such reasons, the laser treatment is an effective one is removing stretch marks. Laser treatments for stretch marks have been reported to eliminate stretch marks have completely in most of the cases, and is quite effective. However the cost for treatment can be a factor before you decide. Definitely it will not be that cheap as home remedies. But then, there are good stretch treatment clinics and, the best stretch mark treatment in Delhi is reliable and also not too expensive.