Stretch marks are caused when the middle layer of skin, the dermis, is stretched to the point that the connective tissue cannot stretch far enough. When that happens, fine scars appear in the top layer of skin, the epidermis, which we call stretch marks. While they are most commonly associated with pregnancy, stretch marks can also be caused by rapid weight gain and loss, or by rapid growth, and they can appear on any part of the body, including the breast.
Stretch marks on breasts are actually unpleasant and odd thing for lovely women. Breast is extremely attractive and sexy component of ladies, which generally catch eye and also minds of males.
Stretch marks are nothing to be worried about, but they can make you feel self-conscious, so read these tips on how to get rid of stretch marks on your breast.
Egg whites: The best way to reduce the appearance of stretch marks is to make them fade and to nourish the skin. Egg whites are a rich source of protein and amino acids that will help the skin to repair itself and become suppler. Whip up the whites of two eggs and apply it to the area that had been affected by stretch marks. Leave the egg whites to dry and then wash off with water. Then, moisturise the area by massaging in some olive oil.
Lemon juice: Lemon juice is naturally acidic and it has a mild bleaching effect that will help to reduce the appearance of scars like stretch marks on the breasts. Apply fresh lemon juice on the stretch marks and rub it in gently. Leave it on for about ten minutes and then wash off again with warm water. Like all of these natural remedies for stretch marks, it will take time, so repeat regularly and you will see a gradual fading of the scars.
Aloe vera: Aloe vera is wonderful for the skin and it will help with stretch marks too. You can use aloe vera on its own by massaging it in and leaving it on for about fifteen minutes, or you could mix it with some vitamin E oil. The combination of the two will nourish the skin and promote the formation of new elastin and collagen.
Sugar: Sugar is one of the best home exfoliates there is and exfoliation, combined with some of our other tips, will help to fade stretch marks on the chest. Try exfoliation with a mixture of sugar, lemon juice and almond oil. You can’t scrub stretch marks away, so don’t rub too hard, but it will help fade stretch marks over time.
Olive oil: Olive oil is a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants and it can be used to treat all manner of different skin disorders. To help stretch marks heal, apply warm olive oil to the skin and massage it in. The massaging will improve the blood supply the area and the oil will nourish and hydrate the skin.