DIY Home Remedies For Stretch Marks

Home Remedies For Stretch Marks

When your life phrases change from puberty to pregnancy the most common cause is stretch marks. And somehow it is embarrassing, isn’t it? There may be thousands of chemical products that promise to remove stretch marks, but did they really work? Most of those products have included bleaching, which just gives whitening to your skin but not remove stretch marks. That’s why we bought you homemade DIY home remedies for stretch marks.

What Causes Stretch Marks?

Our skin is elastic. When it shrinks or stretches, it will disturb the body to produce important proteins. And this leads scars on your skin, name stretch marks.

There are no exact age that stretch marks to happen, it can appear at any age. Hips, breasts, thighs, and buttocks stretch marks are common.

Stretch marks more likely to appear when you are,

  • Pregnant
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • puberty season

Home remedies for stretch marks

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is an amazing herb with many benefits to our skin, and hair. It has antioxidant properties with, minerals and vitamins.

You Will NeedHome Remedies For Stretch Marks

  • Fresh aloe vera gel
  • vitamin E capsules
  •  vitamin A capsules


  1. The exact gel from alo vera leaf, add vitamin A and E capsules, mix well.
  2. Apply on the stretch marks and massage it until it absorbs to skin.
  3. After 15 minutes wash it off.

Repeat this twice per day until marks fading away.

Lemon & Cucumber home remedies for stretch marks

The natural acidity that lemon has helped to reduce stretch marks while cucumber provides a soothing effect.

  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon of cucumber juice


  1. Apply the mixture in a circular motion on the marks.
  2. Leave it 10 minutes to absorb.
  3. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Repeat this twice a day.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is another home remedies for stretch marks.  It helps to fade away the redness of stretch marks.

You will Need Stretch Marks home remedies

  • Virgin coconut oil
  • Almond oil (optional)

Use an equal amount of both oil and apply over stretch marks. Regular massage will help you to rid of marks easily.

Another home remedy for stretch marks is cocoa butter. It has soothing and hydrates power. The best time to use this is at night. After start using cocoa butter on marks, it will vanish after two months. This is more effective on stretch marks that happen after pregnancy as well.

Removing stretch marks is not an overnight miracle. You will have to be patient and wait for it to happen naturally. Don’t afraid to use any of these home remedies, because they are natural and 0zero in side effects.


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Chamodi Weerasekara

There are so many things you can fall in love with when it comes to sewing –like gorgeous fabrics, unique designs, fantasizing the next dress you are going to make, and that awesome feeling when you create something just by yourself. Sewing is my big fashion. I love sharing my sewing knowledge and inspire all the women out there.

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