How to fight against stretch marks?
Here are some ideas.
Your first ally against stretch marks is prevention. If you are pregnant or start a diet, prepare your skin for changes and help it pass through them. Start using powerful moisturizing cream more often, at least once a day, especially in areas where you know you have problems, areas where skin is more sensitive. Of course there is no guaranteed solution, but does not hurt to try.
Studies have shown that both alpha hydroxy acids and retinoids are able to reduce stretch marks. However, creams based on vitamin A are not recommended during breastfeeding, because there is no evidence so far that does not affect the composition of breast milk. But you can take vitamin A from foods such as spinach, carrots, cabbage, potatoes, apricot, mango, liver, broccoli, eggs, peppers, zucchini.
Alpha hydroxy acids are derived from plants – fruit acids – increase cell regeneration, removing the top layers of skin, the dead cells and allowing new cells take their place healthier, improving appearance and elasticity of skin and skin giving the ability to better absorb moisturizers.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that bring their huge contribution in the production of collagen, but also hormones. A vitamin C based cream is a formidable fighter health and skin elasticity is a powerful moisturizer that softens skin, a clean and exfolieaza. If you want to have some vitamin C in the body, eating foods like papaya, citrus, melons, berries, cauliflower, passion fruit, cabbage, cucumber, parsley, peppers, liver, seafood.
Vitamin E is also an antioxidant that encourages collagen production and cell repair. Is vitamin recommended by doctors to remove the unsightly effects of surgery. Thus, you can turn to capsules of vitamin E, but many struggle with stretch marks creams that contain vitamin E. Such creams have anti-inflammatory effect, and worsening battle with stretch marks. Vitamin E is found in foods such as sunflower semnitele, nuts, berries, whole grains, green leafy vegetables, nuts, fish.
Although used for centuries by African tribes, shea butter has appeared recently in the European market for cosmetics. Extract from a tree, shea butter has great moisturizing properties and is quickly absorbed by the skin and leaves no oily traces. Although products based on shea butter is more expensive, are to be effective deovedesc. Can you replace butter with shea butter, cocoa.
The best method of prevention and treatment of stretch marks is diet. And start with water, those two liters of water per day, which, alas, are effective in this regard. Proper hydration from the inside, keeps your skin elastic and collagen production to a normal level. Also, the daily consumption of foods containing the three vitamins that fight stretch marks, A, C and E nourish the skin and maintains elasticity. Of course, stress, lack of rest, drinking, smoking and a diet high in fat does not help the skin, stretch marks and favors.
You can prepare at home natural remedies
for stretch mark, treatment lotions. Olive oil, massaged regularly on problem areas can work wonders, but almond oil, avocado and vitamin E. The oil is not fully repair the skin, but without the intake of intense hydration. You can try our Home-made stretch marks lotions.