It is almost obvious that when women enter the home stretch during pregnancy the skin is bound to stretch to the limit. There are also possibilities that when people do muscle building sports or gen weight too quickly the same problem will occur. The skin is usually distended beyond its capacity and the result is that the dermis gets to tear and hence the pink, white or purple lines that appear on the skin.
Stretch marks more often than not appear in particular areas of the body such as the stomach, buttocks, thighs as well as the upper arms. Many people have tried using home made stretch mark creams and a good number of the m report a good level of success.
Stretch Mark Cream with Aloe Vera
You can make this cream by mixing it with 1/2 cup virgin olive oil and 1/2 cup aloe Vera extract. Using a blender, gently stir the mixture together. Get yourself a vitamin E capsule together with 4 pieces of vitamin A capsules and using a clean pair of scissors or needle pierce the capsules and pour the liquid onto the prepared mixture you already made. After you have mixed them stir them thoroughly so that they mix effectively after which your cream will just about be ready. Get a clean jar and place it inside the fridge any time it is not in use. Get it and use it generously over skin without fear of side effects since most of the ingredients are simply natural.
Home made cocoa butter cream
For the homemade cream made from cocoa butter, you need to get 2 tablespoons of grated beeswax which should be mixed up with a half a cup of cocoa butter together with 1 tablespoon of wheat germ, apricot kennel oil and vitamin E extract. Get a clean needle and use it to pierce the vitamin E capsule which you will pour into the prepared mixture. Take all the ingredients together and heat them in a low flame stirring continually and stop only once the beeswax melts completely. After your mixture has blended well you can let it cool before keeping it in a clean airtight container and storing it in a refrigerator ready for use.
After you have made your home made stretch mark removal creams you must apply it everyday on those areas that have been affected by stretch marks. The home made cream can be used as often as you would like but you can enhance its capacity by making sure you remain healthy and well hydrated. You should also try and increase you nutrient intake especially vitamin A, E and C.