Whether you just gave birth to
your baby, or you have shed some pounds recently, stretch marks are a sure
thing to form on your skin. Women are often worried about their stretch marks
and try many ways to cover them. But the truth is that stretch marks cannot be
prevented, you can just try to minimize how much is visible of those stretch
marks. Rapid stretching causes middle layer of skin to break in many places,
which allows the deeper skin to also be visible through them. These are called
stretch marks. They are lighter shade in color and look like cracks on your
They are not preventable but you
can sure hide them and make them less visible. Here are some tips that you can
try to make them near invisible.
So what if you
lost some extra pounds from your body. There is no such reason that you should
stop exercising. Exercise will help you to make your skin firm and reduce the
• Balanced Diet
: Make sure
that you are taking ample amount of proteins and vitamins in your diet. Food
items containing vitamin C such as lemon and guava and those containing vitamin
K such as dark leafy vegetables are necessary for your healthy skin. Increase
the intake of milk and other dairy products such as cheese and butter to cure
the stretch marks.
• Creams and Ointments
Creams and ointments with vitamin E are one of the best treatments to cure
stretch marks. Moisturizers with cocoa butter, jojoba oil, olive oils are
effective in treating stretch marks. Apply them on your skin with a good
massage for at least 5 minutes to get results.
• Eat Zinc-rich food:
is one of the best micronutrients to heal stretch marks. Food rich in zinc such
as sea food can hasten the process of diminishing those ugly stretch marks from
your body parts.
• Applying Scrubs:
Lightening the tone of skin can be very effective to hide the visibility of the
stretch marks. The stretch marks are usually lighter than your natural skin
shade. Scrub your body using salt scrubs and sugar scrub to keep your skin
moisturized and get fast results.
• Drink Water
yourself well hydrated with water and fruit juices to make your skin look
younger and maintain the elasticity. This would prevent further appearance of
stretch marks if you lose weight again.
Some people are worried about flaws in their bodies
and the issues that create inferiority complex in them, but some believe
carrying their flaws elegantly and effortlessly. Hence, it is advised not to be
over-concerned with the problem of stretch marks as it takes a little long to
see the results of your therapies and treatments. But once gone, stretch
marks will never come back in a hurry.