Stretch marks are ugly whitish and purplish lines that occur mostly on arms, stomach, buttocks and thighs. Rapid weight gain, sudden weight loss and pregnancy are some of the most common causes of stretch marks. While there are cosmetic treatments for lightening stretch marks you can also use home remedies for lightening them.
Here’s one effective treatment for stretch marks prepared by mixing castor oil, white sugar, lemon juice and vitamin E oil. Castor oil which is useful for treating many skin problems helps lighten stretch marks. Vitamin E oil also has soothing and healing properties. Lemon, which is also added to the mixture, is acidic in nature which heals and reduces stretch marks. The sugar will help exfoliate your skin.
Try the remedy and tell us if it worked for you.
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Published: September 15, 2015 5:42 am