Certain skin location is visible and thus, having stretch marks around the area can be embarrassing. This is worsened by the fact that stretch marks is almost always associated to weight gaining, making it problematical for the vast majority of women. Some parts of the body, unfortunately, are susceptible to stretch marks. Your thighs, buttocks, arms, abdomen, and breasts are these some areas.
How stretch marks appear on breasts
As its coined term suggests, stretch marks occur to be visible on the skin surface whenever the skin stretches. There are various conditions and causes that involve the stretching of the skin, such as weight gain and pregnancy. The belly and the breasts, in addition, are two body parts that are mostly affected when a woman gets pregnant. Hence, these two parts are becoming more susceptible to stretch marks compared to some others.
Stretch marks on breasts are common to appear when the breast area expands, followed by excessive stretches. In women, there are two major life events involving excessive breast enlargement, puberty and pregnancy. Being overweight may also be linked to stretch marks in breasts. It is normal for having stretch marks on breasts. However, there are some things that can be done to minimize its appearance, so that it is cosmetically disturbing any longer.
How to remove stretch marks on breasts naturally
While completely removing stretch marks on breasts may seem unlikely, it is really possible to work on reducing the stretch marks appearance on your breasts. There are some ways you can use in attempting for less visible breast stretch marks.
Promoting skin natural healing ability
Promoting skin natural healing is essential in treating existing stretch marks on breasts as well as preventing any possible stretch marks from occurring in the future. There are some ways of boosting the skin natural healing ability, and all of those involve rejuvenating the skin and promote skin cells growth that are essential for making stretch marks less visible. Drink enough water—more than 8 glasses per day, consume healthy foods—no greasy foods and gluten, and exercise adequately are three main methods you should hold on to in order to promote skin natural ability to correct the area with stretch marks.
Massaging the affected area
Circular massages do not only give you comfortable feeling, but also promote proper blood circulation to the area affected by stretch marks, including the breasts. However, you will need to remember that breasts are delicate and sensitive, so that the massages need to be done with caution. Use natural oil, such as the almond oil, coconut oil, or olive oil to give the stretch marks circular massages. This will increase blood flow to the area, which promote healing to the scarred area, making it less visible, as well as give the area sufficient moisture.
Wearing well-supporting bras
The skin around the breasts and the breasts themselves can loosen up very easily. When the skin is loosened, your stretch marks will give more visible appearance. Hence, it is beneficial to wear well-supporting undergarment that support your breasts properly. Choose your size correctly, so that it will give you both the comfort and support your breasts need.
Applying egg-white breast mask
While there are various creams and lotions that are said to be able to reduce stretch marks on your breasts, they may be expensive. Fortunately, home remedy as simple as one egg white will be able to give you a treatment for tightening the skin around your breasts, in order to fade the stretch marks. To do this, extract whites of two eggs and whisk it lightly. Apply the egg white onto the breasts and leave it for 30 minutes. Afterwards, rinse it with warm water and repeat the treatment once a week.
Swimming is beneficial for your entire health. As a bonus, this physical exercise if also beneficial in treating stretch-mark-affected regions, including the breasts. Swimming regularly will tighten the skin around the breasts, making the stretch marks less visible.
Scrubbing stretch marks on breasts with natural ingredients, such as oats will help reducing the appearance of the marks. Regularly do the scrubbing to get maximized effect on the affected area.