Stretch marks are a common problems for many people, especially for women after pregnancy. They appear when the connective tissue in the dermis (middle layer of skin) gets stretched beyond its normal limits due to rapid expansion or contraction of the skin.
This can happen as a result of a number of things like rapid weight gain or weight loss, post pregnancy, prolonged use of some medications and so on. As a result of the skin stretching the collagen production gets disrupted and when these weakened collagen fibers don’t align properly we end up with fine scars that appear under the top layer of the skin.
There are a number of natural remedies for this condition but the most effective one is lemon juice. It’s rich in vitamin C, fatty acids and citric acid which help in exfoliation of the dead skin cells and aid the healing and elimination of stretch marks as well as other skin injuries, acne and scars…… Please open the next page to read more