Hot water can further damage stretch mark skin. Maybe you shouldn’t resort to lasers. E n the most common is women who stretch marks occur in the womb , usually after pregnancy because the skin is stretched and cracks or as to the men, weight gain or loss. Other areas where stretch marks can appear are the buttocks, breasts or legs.

How to reduce stretch marks on the belly

Those red and white lines are unsightly and can be avoided with frequent use of moisturizers, massages, and maintaining a proper weight. However, and according to the degree of pronounced stretch marks , some home treatments can be applied to attenuate them or undergo laser treatments to eradicate them.

Some recommended home treatments to reduce or disappear stretch marks  can be used directly at home, without having to wait for anyone, and with many of them the results can be fast, although this depends on the type of skin, the amount of stretch marks, and the depth from the same.

Rosehip and almond oil

Rosehip helps to remove damaged tissues and reduce the appearance of stretch marks . The oil should be applied overnight with circular movements as a massage. The almond oil is moisturizing and skin regenerator. Both can be applied daily after showering. 

Snail drool

It is perfect for regenerating damaged skin and removing dead cells . It can be obtained in the form of commercial creams with its proper indications.

Horse tail

Contains silicon , a very effective natural regenerator against stretch marks. You can marinate 100 grams of horsetail in a liter of 40 ° alcohol for a month, along with 10 drops of lemon. After this time, the mixture is diluted in half a liter of water. The preparation is used to massage the affected area in a circular motion at least twice a day.

Carrot paste

Makes a puree with a carrot cooked in steam. This puree should be applied to the belly on the stretch marks, leaving it to act for half an hour. Rinse with cold water.


In the case of white stretch marks, not so marked , you can use peels of five beets, five peaches and the heart of a carrot, blend until they form a paste and apply on the stretch marks.

Avocado cream with aloe vera

Using half an avocado, a leaf of aloe or aloe vera and a teaspoon of olive oil , a mixture is obtained in the blender with which to perform circular massages on the affected area, leaving it to act for twenty minutes. Remove with cold water .

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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