Homemade Oil Reduces Stretch Marks? Here's How You Can Make It

Skin CareBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamDec 01, 2020

Stretch marks might appear on various body parts like abdomen, hips, arms, lowerb back, breasts, thighs, etc. There might be pinkish, red, silver or even purple marks on the skin. Stretch marks mostly occur due to rapid expansion or contraction of the skin. This problem is most commonly faced by obese people or pregnant women. One should also try to maintain their weight to avoid this issue. If you are facing the problem of stretch marks and you want them to get vanished, it is possible. But, remember that stretch mark removal takes time. You can remove stretch marks by applying a homemade oil. The ingredients needed to prepare this oil are:

  • Vitamin E oil or vitamin E capsule
  • Jojoba oil
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Shea or coco butter
  • Jar

Procedure:

  • First, take 1 cup of jojoba oil
  • Then, add a spoon of vitamin E oil or 3 vitamin E capsules
  • Microwave the mixture for 15 seconds
  • Then, add Shea or coco butter again
  • Heat the oil till the butter mixes well
  • When the oil's temperature gets normal, add 8-10 drops of Lavender essential oil
  • Mix them slowly and your oil is ready. You have to apply this oil twice a week.

Stretch marks form in the middle layer, when the connective tissue is stretched more than the limits of its elasticity. You can use this natural remedy to get rid of stretch marks easily. Also remember, do not apply this oil on or around your breast. If you apply this oil on your breast, there are chances that while breastfeeding your child can get affected due to the oil. You can even take your doctor's advice before trying this natural remedy to treat stretch marks.

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