Top 10 Ways To Clear & Get Rid Of Stretch Marks In Nigeria 

Stretch marks come in form of scaring on the skin,this produce broken lines that give off another color on the skin.

This post contains some ways that you can use to clear and get rid of stretch marks in Nigeria.

A lot of people go online to search for stretch mark creams,soaps and ways to remove stretch marks,but the truth of the situation is that there is no medically proven method that can effectively clear stretch marks 100%,however there are some effective preventive,natural and other medical ways that can help prevent the occurrence and also diminish the appearance of stretch marks on a person's body which we will take a look at in this article.

Stretch marks can be found on the bodies of men and women,but for some reasons women at their early teenage years,or when they are pregnant or even trying to lose weight are most susceptible to stretch marks. 

Another reason why it seems as if women are the ones overly worried about stretch marks is that most Nigerian women care about their looks and body appearance more than heir male counterpart and will look for any means necessary to eliminate any stretch mark found on their skin.

Stretch marks are not easy to get rid of because they occur in the dermis of the skin which is the middle tissue layer that helps the skin to retain it's shape,also a method used to diminish the presence of the marks might not work for everyone,because people have different skin tones.

Nevertheless let's take a look at some of the top 10 methods that seemed to work and that has also been used by Nigerians to diminish and get rid of stretch marks on their bodies.

Top 10 Ways To Clear & Get Rid Of Stretch Marks In Nigeria

1. Drink Water

This is literally the cheapest,safest and effective method of reducing stretch marks on the skin.

Drinking a lot of water daily (1.5 - 2 liters) can help you to prevent the stretching and occurrence of stretch marks on the skin by keeping your skin hydrated and elastic.
Although there is no medical proof to back this up,a lot of Nigerians has attested to the fact that it works.

2. Good Moisturizer

Another method used to prevent the occurrence of stretch marks on the skin is the use of a good mosturizer on the skin regularly,according to sources keeping your skin moisturized and drinking a lot of water can do wonders for your skin.

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Due to the hot Nigerian weather, most people suffer from dry skin which may result to stretch marks.

3. Laser Treatment

Laser treatment is another method that may assist in the removal of stretch marks. However there is no proof that laser treatment might work for your skin and also it is very expensive.

The laser treatment is basically a non-surgical procedure that involves the use of fractional laser light to break down stretch marks on your skin,this helps to improve the appearance of the marks on your skin.

4. Natural Oils

A lot off people has also said that natural oil is very effective in the treatment of stretch marks,however in other to make this to work,you have to constantly apply the oil on the affected area after grabbing a shower.

This process should continue over a long period of time,natural oils include coconut oil,cod liver oil (vitamin e),castor oil, almond oil and olive oil.
This oils contain vitamins that help to improve the skin.

5. Aloe Vera

The Aloe Vera plant is very effective against stretch marks. The plant has also been used to cure different skin ailments.
All you have to do is to get the plant,cut and wash,extract the gel and apply directly on your skin as many times as possible,after a period of time,you will notice the diminishing appearance of the marks on your skin.

Aloe vera gel is also a great antiseptic that can be used to heal burns, rashes and cuts, it can also help to regenerate dead skin cells.

6. Eggs

Eggs has received a lot of positive feedback from people that use it to get rid of stretch marks.

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Eggs are a rich source of protein which can be beneficial to the skin,applying egg white on your skin can help in diminishing the appearance of stretch marks on your skin.

7.Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter is known for it's good exploits on the skin because it's rich in vitamins that are good for the skin.

Usually the butter is applied to the affected area 3 or more times per day.
Keep the remaining butter refrigerated.

8.Shea Butter

Shea butter is a great source of vitamin E and A which are great on the skin.
Apply the butter on the affected area 3 or more times per day for a prolonged period of time for significant results.

9. Fruits

Adding fruit to your diet is not only good for your skin but also for your health.Some fruits can work wonders for the skin.

Cucumbers are known to have a good effect on the skin which makes the stretch marks to lighten. 

Get the cucumber,wash and slice,then proceed to rub it slowly over the stretch marks for 3 -5 minutes,afterwards take another slice and cover the marks for 10 - 15 minutes before washing the skin with water.

Other fruits that are god for stretch marks include Avocado which is a great source of folic acid which is used in stretch marks removal creams,also orange juice which is a great source of vitamin C can be effective on the marks.

Regularly apply these fruits on the skin for some time and check for improvements

10. Honey & Lemon

Honey and lemon juice treatment has also been used by people looking for means to get rid of stretch marks. Honey and lemon contains vitamin C and citric acid that helps to lighten the skin marks.
Mix the lemon juice with honey and apply to the skin,this will help to lighten the marks over a long period of time.

In conclusion:

Listed above are some of the top 10 methods that can be used to prevent and get rid of stretch marks,what method did you use to get rid of yours?

Kindly tell us in the comment section below.