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Using aloe and coconut oil for stretch marks

  • 10 may 2019 08:28:12
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Stretch marks are able to deliver a lot of grief - they spoil the skin and add age. There is an easy, affordable way to reduce stretch marks with essential natural oils of aloe and coconut.

Why do stretch marks appear

Stretch marks or stretch marks are light scars on the skin. They do not cause inconvenience, but they look unattractive and unpleasant, appearing on:

  • buttocks;
  • stomach;
  • hips;
  • shoulders;
  • chest.

Stretch marks are consequences of connective tissue microtraumas. For example, when you begin to actively engage in sports, lose weight sharply or grow stout, you become pregnant, the connective tissues stretch very strongly. All this leads to the appearance of small scar bands. Medical and cosmetic procedures are expensive and not always effective. Significantly reduce the severity of striae can, using the essential oils of aloe and coconut. The main thing is not to wait for an instant result, the minimum period of natural therapy is 2-3 months, and the more time you have stretch marks on your skin, the longer will be the time of disposal.

Aloe oil from stretch marks: hydration and nutrition

African plant aloe vera - an ancient effective way to eliminate skin problems, including stretch marks. To obtain aloe essential oil, leaves and stalks of the plant are soaked in hot fatty carrier oil (soy or coconut).

The composition of the essential aloe oil:

  • vitamins C, B1, B2, B6, E, A;
  • more than 200 active enzymes;
  • phytosterols and polysaccharides;
  • 20 amino acids, from them 7 irreplaceable;
  • iron, potassium, copper, sodium, magnesium, manganese, calcium.

Aloe vera has powerful anti-inflammatory, wound healing, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. One of his main skills is the ability to care for the skin, keep it in tone, level and return a healthy color. The presence of moisture, tannins and antioxidants in the composition of the aloic oil allows you to effectively act on stretch marks and wrinkles.

Coconut oil for stretch marks: miraculous massage

Coconut oil is produced by hot or cold pressing from the dried white oily part of the nut. It includes:phytosterols;

  • vitamins K, E;
  • zinc, calcium, iron;
  • saturated fatty acids (more than 82%).

Rich in fatty acids, this oil perfectly moisturizes and tones the skin, making it more elastic. With regular use of products with coconut oil stretch marks lighten, decrease and disappear.

Acids that are contained in coconut oil, in particular, lauric and oleic, bypassing the bloodstream, work by giving the body strength, and do not accumulate in it. Oil restores damaged skin and smoothes problem areas. The best way to prevent and treat striae is a daily oil massage of places with stretch marks.

How to use aloe and coconut oil from stretch marks

The main methods of application of aloe and coconut oils to eliminate striae on the body are adding to the finished cosmetics, massage and compress (mask).

Options to eliminate stretch marks with aloe and coconut oil:

Add in a portion of the means for massage or cream against stretch marks 4-10 drops of oil. Perform the procedure as indicated in the instructions for the cosmetic.

Mix the oil with various natural ingredients - lemon juice, ground coffee, various essential oils. Make a compress or massage, rinse with warm water.

Recipes for using Maceo against stretch marks:

  1. With ground coffee. Mix aloe oil with ground coffee (can be used from the coffee maker) in a 1: 1 ratio. Apply to skin, massage for 5 minutes. Leave on skin for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. Apply to the skin moisturizer.
  2. With lemon juice. 1 tbsp. Mix juice with 1 tbsp of aloe or coconut oil. Apply to the problem area with a cotton wool, let it dry and rinse with warm water. Apply to the skin moisturizer.
  3. With castor oil. 1 tbsp. Castor oil mix with 1 tbsp coconut or aloe oil. Heat on a water bath, apply a warm mixture to the skin. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
  4. With jojoba oil. Mix jojoba, aloe and coconut oils in a ratio of 1: 6: 1 respectively. Apply the composition to the skin. Do not flush. Use 3 times a day.
  5. Compress with coconut oil. 1 tbsp. coconut oil mix with 2 tbsp. liquid honey, for ½ tsp. lemon juice and turmeric. Apply to skin for 20 minutes, cover with a clean cotton cloth (you can use 3-4 layers of gauze). Removing the compress. Remove the rest of the mixture with a napkin. Repeat 1 time in 2-3 days.

You can also mix coconut and aloe oils in equal proportions, warm up in a water bath for up to 12 minutes, after cooling, pour into a hermetically sealed container and place in a cool place for 2 weeks. Use the composition every day after a bath or shower, and the result will soon make you happy.

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