What’s preventing you from flaunting your body? Why do you always hide yourself behind full sleeves and long tops? Dying to wear those low-waist jeans to show off your curves? What’s stopping you? Oh, I get it – it must be those horrible, unsightly, stretch marks that make you feel so bad about yourself. What caused it – weight gain? Or, weight loss, perhaps? Or, did you recently have a baby? Congratulations, but we need to do something about those fierce red lines running across your waist. Here are 7 great ways to lighten stretch marks. I can’t promise they will disappear completely but hey, they can become less obvious. And that’s good news, isn’t it?
1. Healing the Skin
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The first step to treat stretch marks and lighten them is healing the skin. For this mix ½ a cup each of aloe vera gel and olive oil, a tbsp of vitamin A oil and two tbsp of vitamin E oil. Massage this onto the affected area. This is a proven remedy to heal the skin and make it soft and supple.