Stretch marks can be really embarrassing because you won’t feel comfortable or confident in showing off the affected parts of your skin.
Some ladies are comfortable or okay with their stretch marks while others tend to lose their self confidence because of stretch marks.
Whatever the case might be, you can still treat those stretch marks and if you go about it in the right way, they will begin to fade gradually.
Stretch marks most times are caused by the over stretching of the skin which can be as a result of the use of cosmetic products with very high chemical content in them and some of those chemicals include mercury, hydroquinone, steroids and the likes of them.
Some stretch marks are also natural and can be due to rapid weight gain, pregnancy, puberty and so on.
There are some ingredients you can add to your cream that will prevent stretch marks and will also help in fading the stretch marks you already have.
1. Honey: It has natural healing properties and it can help prevent new stretch marks from forming while it gradually fade the already formed stretch marks. Just add a few drops of honey to your cream and shake well.
2. Shea Butter: It’s a great moisturizer and when added to your cream, it will provide enough moisture to your skin and prevent it from tearing. It also helps in fading stretch marks.
3. Vaseline: Good for moisturizing your skin and it also helps to reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
4. Vitamin E Oil: Great for the skin and it’s also a deep moisturizer. It penetrates into the skin and helps to fade stretch marks.