For each beauty quirk there are hundreds of beauty fixes. If you have stretch marks and are shopping around for ways to diminish the appearance, why not try a natural method? This video shows us a gentle, all-natural remedy for reducing the appearance of stretch marks. The best part of this video tutorial is that it shows us how to get rid of stretch marks fast at home and if you have the ingredients, it’s next to free! In addition to introducing us to a natural way to treat stretch marks, it also teaches us why the various ingredients were chosen. To try it yourself, you’ll need:
- Olive oil (½ cup)
- Cocoa butter (melted)
- Aloe vera gel (¼ cup)
- Lavender essential oil
- Vitamin E oil
You may be wondering why these ingredients were chosen. The video explains the reasons for each ingredient in the concoction. Olive oil is high in antioxidants, omega oils, and vitamins. It also helps to maintain elasticity in the skin while softening it. This softens the appearance of the stretch marks. It also smooths the bumpy texture of the marks. The cocoa butter also smooths out the stretch marks while providing much-needed moisture for the skin.
The lavender essential oil is calming and nourishing, making it a nice addition to a body oil. The Vitamin E also encourages proper skin elasticity.
You may have noticed that many of the ingredients add moisture. Moisture rich and smooth skin is the goal when trying to reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
Watch this video for more details on the procedure and benefits of the recipe.