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How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks – Products + Home Remedies

How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks – Products + Home Remedies

No doubt that stretch marks are a very natural thing that can appear on our bodies for various reasons and we should embrace them and love our body exactly how it is. However, it is something whether we like it or not that brings down a person’s confidence sometimes and we become desperate to just get rid of them somehow. We all know that when you are beaming with confidence you are the most beautiful version of your self, but some of us need to bring that confidence by making a few changes. Here are some of the best products and ways on how to get rid of stretch marks to get back your confidence from those stubborn stretch marks. 

Now before we go further I believe it is essential that you are informed a little about stretch marks (No Biology just simple statements to make it easy for you). 

Most women suffer from stretch marks usually after pregnancy, but that’s not the only cause for it. Men too have stretch marks and so do women who are not pregnant. Stretch marks occur due to sudden weight gain or weight loss.

We have curated a list of the most used products to get rid of stretch marks. We have also listed a few ways on how you can use natural products to get rid of stretch marks at home.

Helpful Advice: Maintain a skin care routine and use these products on a regular basis for a fixed period of time (As per product user guide).

Let’s explore the products and you tell us which one helped you the best (Comment Below).

How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks – Best Products + Home Remedies

Bio-Oil Specialist Skincare Oil

This miracle product has been all over the internet, the papers and on the television. Though it’s not recommended to be used during the pregnancy, because of the Retin A content in it, which is a big ‘No’. Another tip that you can follow is you can add Vit. A and Vit. E capsules in the oil for supple soft skin.

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Massage Cream for Stretch Marks

The lotion claims that this product is specifically developed for stretch marks. Major pros are it is paraben and phthalate free, hydrating, and odorless and runs for a good 8 to 9 hours too. It is quite easily available in any drugstore.

Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter

The beautiful smell of cocoa and the smoothness of butter, it cannot get better than this. It will help reduce those pulled white lines.  Though not anti-stretch marks, this butter will keep the skin supple and smooth. To add a cooling effect, add some aloe vera gel and then apply it.

Mama Mio The Tummy Rub Butter

Elasticise, Protect and Soothe are the three qualities delivered to your skin by this product. This has plentiful of Omega 3, 6 and 9 to build your skin’s elasticity. Mamma Mio’s Tummy Rub is your superhero in fighting stretch marks. 

Mederma Stretch Marks Therapy

Hyaluronic acid cream Mederma Stretch marks cream which can be used during certain trimesters and after the appearance of stretch marks. This product was originally designed for scar treatment so the technology used in this product is similar to that of their scar treatment cream.

Body Merry Stretch Marks & Scars Defense Cream

Now this cream is very suitable for dry skin as it contains shea butter, vitamins, aloe vera and a hint of cocoa butter to hydrate and nourishes your skin. Our skin goes through a lot which leaves our skin deteriorated, undernourished and dry. So, No worries and pick this product to rescue your skin from the struggles it’s facing.


Another Mama’s product, as it says it can be applied during and after your pregnancy. So go on and pamper yourself with this extra rich nourishing and moisturizing belly butter on your skin during your nine-month stretch. Its fragrance-free formula contains a combination of Cocoa, Shea and Jojoba Butters that will keep your belly feeling soft and smooth before and after your new arrival.

Weleda Stretch Mark Massage Oil

The brand believes that ‘Nature’s wisdom helps to support skin’s appearance during and after pregnancy.’ Therefore their product contains sweet almond oil, vitamin E rich wheat germ oil and extract of arnica which is used to reduce the appearance of stretch marks.

Sebamed Anti Stretch Mark Cream

Every Sebamed product is meticulously formulated to a ph balance of exactly 5.5. This is essential in maintaining your skin’s natural hydrolipid barrier against environmental stress, especially for pregnant women. A balanced ph product is essential for healthy skin.

TriLASTIN – SR Stretch-mark Cream

Now here’s an undoubtful product, voted #1 Stretch Mark Cream in Pregnancy & Birth Magazine’s “Top 10 Stretch Mark Creams”.  It is effective on Old or New, Silver or Red stretch marks and scars. Paraben-Free, Hypoallergenic, Unscented, Non-Greasy, Non-Staining, Non-Sticky. The brand also claims that results are clearly visible within 90 days.

Mustela Stretch Marks Prevention Cream

This product aims at removing pregnancy stretch marks. It is slightly fragrant. However, since it doesn’t want to lose to its competitors, the product also improves skin elasticity. Serum mainly consists of plant-based ingredients like Avocado.

Revitol Stretch Mark Prevention Cream

Now, this product is labeled for prevention of stretch marks. However, women who used it after the appearance of stretch marks and claim that it helps in removing those marks as well. This product is a mix of vitamins and natural grapefruit extract. Thus, removal of dead skin cells and achieving an increase in collagen production, that’s killing two birds with one stone.

Home Remedies On How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks


Aloe Vera

How to get ride of stretch marks - Aloe Vera

You Will Need
  • Fresh aloe vera gel
  • 5 vitamin A capsules
  • 10 vitamin E capsules
What You Have To Do
  1. Take out the fresh gel from an aloe vera leaf and to it, add oil from the vitamin A and E capsules. Mix well.
  1. Massage this on the skin until it is fully absorbed. Do not rinse.

You can also apply only aloe vera gel. Leave it on for 15 minutes, and wash with lukewarm water.

How Often You Need To Do This

Repeat this once or twice a day till the stretch marks start fading away and vanish.

Vicks Vaporub

How to get rid of stretch marks - Vicks Vaporub

You Will Need
  • Vicks Vaporub
  • Cling wrap
What You Have To Do
  1. Apply the Vaporub on the affected area and massage for a minute or two.
  1. Cover the area with the help of cling wrap and leave this on overnight.
How Often You Need To Do This

Repeat this every night till the stretch marks fade away.

Vitamin E

How to get rid of stretch marks - Vitamin E


You Will Need
  • Vitamin E oil capsules
What You Have To Do
  1. Cut open the capsule to extract the oil.
  1. Apply this oil on your stretch marks and massage for a few minutes.
  1. Leave it on.

You can take a vitamin E oil capsule orally every day.

How Often You Need To Do This

Apply this oil twice or thrice a day.

Baking Soda

How to get rid of stretch marks - Baking Soda

You Will Need
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Cling wrap
What You Have To Do
  1. Mix the baking soda with the lemon juice to form a paste.
  1. Apply this on the affected area, wrap in cling, and let it sit for 20-30 minutes.
  1. Remove the wrap and wash with warm water.
How Often You Need To Do This

Apply this every day for quick removal of stretch marks.

Sugar Scrub

How to get rid of stretch marks - Sugar Scrub

You Will Need
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar
  • A few drops of almond oil
  • A few drops of lemon juice
What You Have To Do
  1. Mix all the ingredients to make a grainy scrub.
  1. Massage this onto your skin for 8-10 minutes.
  1. Wash with warm water and moisturize as usual.
How Often You Need To Do This

Use this scrub once or twice a day.

That’s it! We hope you find a way to reduce your stretch marks using some of the above products or DIYs. There is a way for every type of person here, whether you want to spend less or more or if you are someone who likes to go all natural. Let us know in the comments below as to what worked best for you, we would be happy to know! 🙂

Also published on Medium.

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  1. Amanda

    There are best ways to get rid of stretch marks in this article. I had some pretty noticeable stretch marks on my lower back. I used aloe vera gel and it worked well for me. Thanks for sharing.


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