In today’s hectic and busy life, often women ignore skin related issues they face from time to time. One such issue related to skin is stretch marks. Stretch marks are the off coloured streaks that form on the skin due stretching of skin or change in weight. One of the major areas of stretch marks is on abdomen for women after their pregnancy.
Other factors that cause stretch marks are rapid weight gain, rapid weight loss, hormonal changes or excessive exercising. Stretch marks usually occur on hips, thighs, arms, lower backs and waist. While there are many creams and lotions that claim to fade away the stretch marks, they may cause skin allergies. Let us explore a few remedies to fade away the stretch marks naturally :
Potatoes are extremely beneficial for tightening of the skin and removing stretch marks. Potatoes contain vitamins and minerals that help in re-growth of the skin cells. To use potatoes for stretch marks, cut them in thick slices and rub the slices directly on the marks. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water.