8 Herbal Remedies To Remove Stretch Marks From Breasts

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It is not just your thighs, but your breasts are just as susceptible to stretch marks as well. And being the most sensitive part of your body, using harsh chemicals is out of question. What you need are herbal remedies for stretch marks on breasts.

Your skin is made of three layers, namely, Epidermis (top layer), dermis (middle layer) and hypodermis (bottom layer).

Stretch marks appear when there is a rip in the skin tissues due to excessive stretching of the skin beyond its capacity, revealing the layer underneath it.

Why do stretch marks pop up on breast? Your breasts do not have any muscles or bones, it is basically just fat tissues. So, it can expand and contract depending on your body mass index.

And when your breast expands beyond its original form, this causes excessive stretching, which can lead to the appearance of stretch marks.

It mainly happens during pregnancy, puberty or due to excess loss or gain in body weight.

Now that you know why stretch marks appear on breasts, it's time to explore how to remove stretch marks on breasts naturally!

Fully removing stretch marks at home is unlikely, but you can fade them to a colour that is indistinguishable.

So, here are 8 Ayurvedic remedies to heal stretch marks on breast. Have a look

Sugar

The coarse granules of sugar exfoliate the skin of dead skin cells, boost blood circulation, which in turn lightens the stretch marks.

Ingredients
1 tablespoon of sugar
10 drops of almond oil
1 teaspoon of lemon juice

How It Works

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Apply it on to your breasts.
  • Gently scrub in a circular motion for about 5 minutes.
  • Rinse and pat dry.
  • Follow this Ayurvedic remedy to heal stretch marks on breast daily to see results.

Castor Oil

High dose of omega 6 and 9 fatty acids along with rich proteins in castor oil penetrate deep into the skin layers, promoting skin regeneration, which helps lighten stretch marks.

How It Works

  • Lie down flat on your back.
  • Massage a thick layer of castor oil on your breasts.
  • Wrap the area with a clinging wrap.
  • Apply a heating pad on the breasts for 20 minutes.
  • Wipe off the excess oil with a wet cloth.
  • Follow this natural remedy to remove stretch marks for a week to notice results.

Note: Make sure the heat pad is warm and not too hot to avoid skin scalding.

 

Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera has aloesin and antioxidants, both of which boost collagen production of your skin, which in turn improves the skin's elasticity.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 tablespoon of aloe vera

How It Works

  • Mix both the ingredients together and massage it on to the affected area.
  • Apply this herbal remedy for stretch marks every night before going to bed.
  • Wash it off in the morning.

 

Lemon Juice

Lemon has chock-full of citric acid and vitamin C, which can wipe out most stubborn of stretch marks.

How It Works

  • Cut lemon in half and rub it on the stretch marks.
  • Wash off after 10 minutes.
  • Follow this remedy every day, till you see the results.

 

 

Egg

It has vitamin A, amino acids and proteins, all of which constantly work to renew skin cells, adding to the skin's firmness and suppleness.

How It Works

  • Separate egg white and yolk.
  • Massage the egg white on to your breasts.
  • When you feel the skin stretch, rinse it clean.
  • Apply this Ayurvedic remedy to heal stretch marks on breast twice a week to see results.

 

Black Tea

Being a major carrier of vitamin B12 and tannins, black tea flushes out the toxins from the body, thereby protecting the skin against free radicals and also lightening scars, which include stretch marks.

How It Works

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of sea salt in ½ a cup of freshly brewed black tea.
  • Using a cotton ball, dab the solution on the stretch mark-prone area.
  • Give it 30 minutes and then wash it off.

 

Alfalfa

Alfalfa is a powerhouse of amino acids, antioxidants and proteins, which are things that your skin needs to heal itself and generate new skin cells.

How It Works

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of alfalfa powder with 5 drops of chamomile oil.
  • Apply the paste on to the affected area.
  • After 20 minutes, wash it clean.
  • Follow this herbal remedy for stretch marks on breasts every day to see results.

 

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter has vitamin E and antioxidants, which neutralise the free radicals and repair the skin.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons of cocoa butter
1 teaspoon of shea butter
10 drops of almond oil

How It Works

  • Melt cocoa butter and shea butter in a low flame.
  • Stir in the almond oil.
  • Let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes and then, turn off the flame.
  • Let the mixture cool at room temperature.
  • Place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to solidify.
  • Use this homemade stretch marks removal cream as your regular body lotion!

 

Story first published: Thursday, September 8, 2016, 13:14 [IST]
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