Home Remedies for Stretch Marks

Home Remedies for Stretch MarksThere are various home remedies for stretch marks that can be very effective, especially when combined with regular massage. Stretch marks are often caused by weight fluctuation and during pregnancy. The most prone areas are breasts, stomach, buttocks and thighs although other areas can be affected such as the upper arms and the chest area. Body builders may see stretch marks appearing in these areas when they gain or lose muscle very quickly.

The following stretch mark remedies are simple to make at home and you can experiment using different essential oil blends depending on what you have in stock. Please keep in mind that if you are treating stretch marks in pregnancy, only use the last blend as the other three contain essential oils that should not be used if you are pregnant.

Stretch mark massage blend 1

  • 20ml sweet almond oil
  • 10ml wheatgerm oil
  • 6 drops Cypress essential oil
  • 4 drops Lemon essential oil

Stretch mark massage blend 2

  • 20ml sweet almond oil
  • 10ml carrot infused oil oil
  • 5 drops Fennel essential oil
  • 5 drops Geranium essential oil

Stretch mark massage blend 3

  • 20ml sweet almond oil
  • 10ml rosehip oil
  • 7 drops Lavender essential oil
  • 4 drops Mandarin essential oil

Stretch mark massage blend for pregnancy

  • 20ml sweet almond oil
  • 10ml wheatgerm oil
  • 5 drops Tangerine essential oil

For all the blends above, add the ingredients into a clean jar and shake well to mix. Massage the blend into the areas affected by stretch marks in a circular motion. Do this regularly for the best effects and also for the prevention of stretch marks.