Stretch Marks? Beauty experts say these methods work!

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Stretch marks? We’ve got raved home remedies from skincare enthusiasts worth trying out!

Stretch marks are common in a lot of women and even men. It happens as a result of body changes, especially rapid weight changes. They can be hormonal in some cases during pregnancies, bodybuilding and puberty. Studies show it tends to lower self-esteem in some cases, so why not deal with it if it bothers you?

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Treating stretch marks isn’t a walk in the park and going about it the natural way does not produce overnight results, so treating it first of all requires patience, as soon as you’ve got that then let’s talk about these tried and tested remedies top beauty experts swear by. 

  • The Egg Mask

This is a raved way to get rid of stretch marks if done consistently.

How To

  • 2 egg yolks (beaten egg yolks)
  • Milk
  • Lemon Juice (One lemon)
  • 2 Tsp of Oatmeal
  • 2 Tsp of Almond Paste

Mix all the ingredients together, adding the milk in quantity enough to make a paste 

Apply this on the areas with stretch marks and leave to dry completely

Wash off the area with cold water scrubbing the skin gently while at it.

This is safe enough to be used every other day.

  • Lime & Cucumber Juice 

Another raved way to get rid of stretch marks is to use juice from lime and cucumber! Sounds bleh but it works! The natural acidity in lemon juice helps reduce scars and heal the skin while cucumber juice has a cool soothing effect that leaves your skin fresh.

How To

Get the juice from lime and cucumber in equal parts

Mix both together and apply on the affected areas generously

Let it sit for about 10 minutes 

Rinse this off with warm water

Will you be trying out any of these DIYs? Share your experience with us!

Make sure to test patch first!