How To Use Baking Soda For Stretch Marks
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How To Use Baking Soda For Stretch Marks

How To Use Baking Soda For Stretch Marks. Sometimes sudden weight loss and postpartum body develop stretch marks. Besides these reasons some medications or stress also can create stretch marks. Whatever might be the reason but it appears very disappointing and embarrassing also. Basically, sudden changes are the reason for the appearance of stretch marks on the overall body and most commonly at the belly area.

Although pharmaceutical products are available to reduce and fade away the stretch marks they are expensive and sometimes cause more harm to the body. However baking soda is one of the most reliable remedies to treat this issue.

How to get rid of stretch marks with baking soda?

Baking soda helps lighten the stretch marks and gradually help in clearing stretch marks. There are many different ways according to the type of stretch marks to use baking soda.

  1. Lemon juice and baking soda:

Lemon and baking soda together helps in exfoliating the dead skin cell and thus lightens the stretch marks effectively.

Ingredients:

  1. Lemon Juice                                   ½ teaspoon
  2. Baking soda                                   1-2 tablespoon

Preparation:

  • Make a paste of baking soda in lemon juice and mix it well until form smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste on the stretch marks and then let it dry for 20-25 minutes.
  • Now wash the area or cleanse with a wet cloth.

This remedy should be done on daily basis for the more effective result and the best time is before bedtime.

  1. Baking Soda and water:

Although baking soda itself is a exfoliate and help in removing stretch marks it can’t be used in powdered form thus mixing with water is essential to use it.

Ingredients:

  1. Baking soda                1 tablespoon
  2. Water                         1 tablespoon

How to use:

  • Simply make a paste of baking soda and water and then apply on the stretch marks.
  • Let it dry and then wash with water.
  • Repeat the process daily to get better results.
  • Make sure to have a skin patch test before applying on sensitive areas.
  1. Baking soda lemon juice plastic wrap:

Another common method which has been used widely especially if you have dry skin type.

Things you will need:

  1. Baking soda                                                1-2 tablespoon
  2. Lemon juice                                                ½ teaspoon
  3. A plastic wrap

Procedure:

  • Make a thin paste of lemon juice and baking soda and apply on the stretch marks.
  • Now cover the area with plastic wrap and wait for 25-30 minutes.
  • Rinse with water and apply some moisturizer cream
  • Repeat the process daily and make sure you don’t develop any scars as a reaction.
  1. Coconut oil and baking soda:

Coconut oil contains vitamin e and many fatty acids necessary for healthy skin. Thus mixing baking soda with coconut oil helps in removing dead skin cells and cleansing pores. However, coconut oil rejuvenates healthy skin cells in no time.

Ingredients:

  1. Coconut oil                                             2 tablespoon
  2. Baking soda                                            2 tablespoon

Procedure:

  • Make a paste of baking soda in coconut oil.
  • Massage this paste on stretch marks.
  • Let it dry for 20-25 minutes and then wash with normal water.
  • Then apply some plain coconut oil and leave it overnight.
  • You will observe clear results within a few days of use.
  1. Baking soda with honey:

Honey is excellent nourishment for our skin. In fact, it improves blood circulation and thus regrows healthy cells. On the other hand, baking soda removes dead skin cells that piled up in stretch marks.

Ingredients:

  1. Honey                                            1 teaspoon
  2. Baking soda                                   1 teaspoon
  3. Water                                            1 tablespoon

Procedure:

  • Just make a paste of baking soda with honey and add some water to make a thin paste.
  • Warm the mixture little bit so all ingredient mix evenly.
  • Now you can use your fingers or brush to apply the warm paste on the desired area.
  • Wait for 20-30 minutes and then wash with normal water.
  • Apply some moisturizer or simply coconut oil to avoid dryness.

All the above-mentioned remedies are easy and effective without any side effects but must have a skin patch test before applying on a larger zone so you won’t develop any skin allergy.

How To Use Baking Soda For Stretch Marks
How To Use Baking Soda For Stretch Marks