Unfortunately, the problem of stretch marks may appear in every woman's life. Overweight and older age, of course, make the appearance of stretch marks is more likely, but even quite slender young women should pay due attention to the prevention of stretch marks. Especially because such events it is possible to carry out at home with minimal time and expense. Plus, following our recommendations, you can make stretch marks less visible ones that have already appeared.
To begin to pay close attention to their menu. To keep your skin retain its elasticity, it should provide a sufficient amount of nutrients, particularly potassium and polyunsaturated fatty acids. The first trace mineral found in fruits and dried fruit: pears, bananas, raisins and dried apricots. And essential fatty acids can be found in nuts and seeds, vegetable oils and fish sturgeon.
Physical activity also allows you to maintain the tone of our skin and maintain its elasticity. Suffice it to an hour of active exercise, your skin could resist stretching. If you can not regularly attend a fitness club, just jog or run the most basic exercises.
Perfect for the skin oils, especially peppermint, rosemary and lavender. Essential oils are blended with plant, playing the role of foundations. Add a few drops of essential oils in olive oil, wheat germ oil or jojoba oil. The resulting mixture is applied to the skin twice a day, rubbing the problem areas with light massage movements.
For the prevention of stretch marks and fight them very good wraps. Effective treatments with clay, algae, mud from the Dead Sea, and even chocolate.
Do not forget about such an effective means of massage. Regular gentle massage stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, necessary for the elasticity of our skin.
Very important water treatment - baths and douches. Bath is recommended to take 2-3 times a week for twenty minutes. Douches can be practiced daily, alternating hot and cold water 3-5 times during the procedure. Remember that douche always end with cold water.
Experts unanimously assert that the above procedures are most effective when they are carried out regularly and in combination with each other. And, of course, they claim that prevent the appearance of stretch marks is much easier than getting rid of existing ones.