Stretch marks are scars or disfiguring lesions. They are also called striae, striae distensae (SD), striae atrophicans, and striae gravidarum.
The most common areas affected in the body include:
Stretch marks are not physically dangerous or a health concern but can cause problems with self-image and anxiety that can lead to depression.
For some people, stretch marks are a significant cosmetic concern that can affect their day-to-day living.
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Some women usually opt for surgeries but if you do not like surgeries, or the funds to get one done, then you should consider natural homemade remedies.
Coffee Grounds happens to be one of the safest and effective choice.
While coffee is most widely used as a beverage, to boost your energy and metabolism on a daily basis, it’s also gaining reputation as an alternative remedy for the skin.
All thanks to its antioxidants, which includes phenol that help fight free radicals that leads to skin damage.
More and more people are swearing by the huge benefits residual coffee grounds does for their skin.
It’s no news, brown coffee has lots of amazing benefits for skin especially for those who use it regularly.
So how does coffee grounds work for skin?
The caffeine in coffee stimulate blood flows and circulation when applied to the skin directly.
Coffee Scrub also aids skin regeneration and repair.
The coffee ground is also a very useful exfoliant because of its grainy texture.
Coffee grounds can help to beautifully exfoliate your body to give it a brighter and smoother touch which in turn helps the body absorb other skin treatments better.
How to fade stretch marks with DIY coffee Scrub?
The coffee ground is also very beneficial for stretch marks as with-long use, it can help smoothen the appearance of stretch marks.
We all know how hard it is to get rid of stretch marks when they start appearing in our bodies, because though they appear to be on the upper part of our skin, they are actually in the inner layer of our skin.
And to get rid of stretch marks, one has to be consistent does using a product that works especially the organic ones which the coffee ground naturally falls into.
How to make Easy DIY coffee scrub for fading stretch mark
a) Coffee Grounds
b) Coconut oil or Olive oil
1) Get coffee grounds from a grocery store all straight from your coffee mixer residue.
2) Pour out one cup of coffee grounds into a little bowl and add a little bit of water if you are using a fresh coffee ground.
3) Create a paste by mixing coconut oil or olive oil (I generally prefer coconut oil) and mixed to a paste-like consistency.
Your Easy DIY coffee scrub for fading stretch marks is ready for use.
To ensure you make a perfect paste keep adding the oil little by little and turning consistently until you get a fine paste that can stay perfectly on your skin without sleeping off also take note of the type of coffee grounds you’re working with.
Don’t over soak the coffee or over mix to cause mixture to become watery and useless.
How to use
4) Rub it on the affected parts by scrubbing it lightly but seriously on the affected parts.
Allow to sit for an hour or more depending on your time schedule.
You can also leave it overnight if you’re not scared of staining your sheets.
6) Rinse and then moisturize.
You can also make an effective DIY moisturizer for your stretch marks by mixing original African Shea butter, original coconut oil and a little drop of glycerin.
This Easy DIY coffee scrub for fading stretch mark will ensure you heal faster from stretch marks when applied alongside with your DIY moisturizer.
Be sure to repeat the procedure three times in a week for a noticeable difference.
Let’s start a conversation!
As someone who have stretch marks or who have successfully gotten rid of stretch marks, what what’s your helpful ingredients?
or what do you swear by to help you get rid of stretch marks?
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