Stretch marks aren’t something to be ashamed of but they can definitely make you uncomfortable and restrict you from wearing certain clothes. If your stretch marks are making you uncomfortable and if you want to lighten them, try this all natural scrub-
Ground Coffee- Firstly talking about the physical attributes, coffee grounds are great physical exfoliators that help buff away dead skin cells and make skin smoother and softer. The massaging activity helps boost blood circulation and collagen that gradually lightens the appearance of stretch marks. Secondly, coffee has a plumping effect on the skin that contributes to lightening stretch marks and improving skin elasticity.
Castor Oil- Castor oil is a great skin moisturizer that works even for severely dry skin. Improves skin elasticity, works n the deeper skin layers and helps improve the overall appearance of stretch marks. Gradually makes skin smoother, softer and improves texture.
RECIPE FOR COFFEE SCRUB FOR STRETCH MARKS:
Things you need-
- 1/4 cup ground coffee
- Enough castor oil
In a bowl, add unflavored pure ground coffee. Choose coffee grounds that are super fine to avoid skin abrasion while massaging. Add in enough castor oil until you get a spreadable consistency. Use this to massage on damp skin before a shower. Use twice a week. Add in few drops rosehip oil for added benefits.