Thursday, November 20, 2014

Simple Ways to Reduce Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are visible lines on the skin surface, with an off-color hue. It can occur when a person grows or gains weight rapidly. Stretch marks are very difficult to get rid of, but you can help minimize their visibility by making little changes.

Here are the things that offer not only give a great benefit to skin healing, but every other process going in your body as well. If you can, do as many as possible, all the time.

Start Being Active

Regular exercise work on tightening the skin and keeping it healthy with proper blood circulation. 

Use Natural Ingredients On Your Skin

Aloe Vera and olive oil are an effective treatment for any skin problems. Potato juice contains vitamins and minerals that foster growth and restoration of skin cells. You can use the sugar to exfoliate your skin. Also, lemon juice is naturally acidic, which helps heal and reduce stretch marks.

Drink Enough Water

Keeping your body well hydrated helps protect the skin from many kinds of problems. This keeps your skin elastic and helps maintain normal production levels of collagen.

Eat Healthy Foods

Eating certain foods can help to improve your skin's moisture and its agility. Give emphasis on zinc and protein rich food. You can find zinc and protein in common meats such as fish, Brazil nuts and turkey. Additionally, eating foods that are high in certain vitamins and minerals can improve the health of your skin and minimize the appearance of stretch marks. Vitamins A, C and E are known to help fight off stretch marks and promote the healing of current ones.

While working out firms up the skin, there are also many concoctions on the market that improve the skin’s elasticity and suppleness.  You can try using body wraps as it can help the skin appear more tightened, toned, and firmed.  


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