Stretch marks are lines that appear on skin when your skin has to stretch beyond it’s natural limit. There are a number of reasons behind getting stretch marks including, growth spurt, weight gain and pregnancy. However, you can get rid of them too and naturally.

Here are a few natural remedies you can try to get rid of stretch marks.

Organic Oils

Natural oils are great for your skin. You can choose from a variety of oil like coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil, lavender oil etc.

Take a spoon of the oil of your choice and massage it onto the affected area for 5-10 minutes. This enhances blood flow in your skin and allows it to absorb the natural vitamins present in your oil. If you want effective results, do this daily and make sure you do it at night so the oils can soak into your skin and help it restore.

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Natural Scrubs

Exfoliating dead cells is necessary in your quest to get rid of the marks on your skin. We suggest using homemade scrubs so that you help regenerate your skin in the most natural manner without causing it any harm.

Just mix a tablespoon of brown sugar (with relatively large crystals) and mix it with a teaspoon of an organic oil of your choice. Before taking a shower, massage it on to your skin for about 3-5 minutes and then shower normally.

You can also use coffee grounds to make the scrub, they’re known to be very effective.

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Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a miracle worker when it comes to restoring your skin. Just apply aloe vera gel to the affected area and rub it on for 5 minutes. Let is stay for about 20 minutes before washing it off.

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You can also use honey to help get rid of the marks as it is known to help the skin get smooth. Just apply it on the affected area and cover it with a plastic wrap for 30-40 minutes. Wash it off in shower.