I know you are like me, hearing about coconut oil’s benefits, especially in the use of coconut oil for stretch marks like it is the new trend. Still, the benefits of coconut oil have been recorded and known for many centuries. Follow along as I list out the 10 most effective ways to use Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks.
Due to its high saturated fat composition, Coconut oil allows it to gently erase stretch marks ranging from very mild pale pink or lighter lines to deep purple “tears” in the skin. WebMD.com
Can Coconut Oil Get Rid of Stretch Marks?
Yes, countless people have tried for themselves and discovered that there is truth to Coconut Oil aiding in stretch marks. Visibly reduce the unsightliness of your stretch marks easily using the methods below.
What is Coconut Oil?
Coconut Oil is made from pressing the white “meat” part, also referred to as the coconut’s white “meat.”
The white “meat” comprises saturated fats, about 84% of the calories from this white “meat” compared to 14% from the olive oil and 63% from butter.
The coconut water has its own healing benefits, but that is a totally different category.
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The Unique Properties of Coconut Oil:
- Will soothe itching of the skin caused by stretching of the skin or dryness.
- Clarify the skin
- Powerful moisturizer for all skin types
- Heal past skin damage.
- Antioxidants fight free radicals.
- Makes skin cells strong
- Coconut Oil is thicker at room temperature and is similar to lotion or cremes, making it easier to apply to your skin.
- Delay the formation of aging signs like wrinkles and sagging of skin
- Treat skin problems like psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.
Just to name a few beneficial properties of Coconut Oil.
What Causes Stretch Marks?
To know in detail about stretch marks and their causes, check this detailed article at mayoclinic.com.
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Is Coconut Oil Good for Pregnant Belly and During Pregnancy?
Yes! Coconut Oil is completely safe and will not harm both mother and unborn child.
How Can I Avoid Stretch Marks During Pregnancy?
During pregnancy, gently rub coconut oil lavishly over their expectant bellies two to three times daily; more if you like with zero side effects.
How to Use Coconut Oil to Remove Stretch Marks
Just simply apply some Coconut Oil to your fingertips and then massage a small amount gently. The purer the Coconut Oil, extra virgin Coconut Oil, try to get organic Coconut Oil whenever possible.
How Long Does it Take for Coconut Oil to Reduce Stretch Marks?
Applying Coconut Oil daily at least two times a day and for a minimum of one month will result in you seeing stretch mark reduction noticeable. I know some individuals who started seeing slight changes in as little as a few days, with harder cases seeing better results in as little as the first few weeks.
Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks and Cellulite
Coconut Oil can be used to remove both stretch marks and cellulite. The fat pockets that form cellulite can be reduced by adding a small amount of Coconut Oil to your diet. Coconut Oil in your diet will increase your metabolism and thyroid functioning, helping in fat burning and increased energy. Thus helping internally from the inside out while still applying Coconut Oil externally to the skin to smooth out the cellulite while your metabolism is increased and is burning fat. A two fold system for the best form of natural treatment.
When to Avoid Using Coconut Oil on your Stretch Marks?
Avoid using Coconut Oil if you have cuts, wounds, or blisters on the affected area you intend on applying the oil.
More Natural Ways to Avoid Stretch Marks
For more information on natural ways to avoid stretch marks, check this informative article at top10homeremedies.com.
A Few Additional Treatments for Stretch Marks Besides Coconut Oil
- Olive Oil
- Bio Oil
- Vicks Vaporub
- Aloe Vera
Is Olive Oil Good for Stretch Marks?
Yes, but it is better to use Coconut Oil due to its less runny composition, and Coconut Oil has a far higher amount of healing saturated fats. Did I also forget to mention Coconut Oil smells way better too!
Olive Oil vs. Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks
Definitely, Coconut Oil beats Olive Oil except for the price.
If you are still unsure whether to use Coconut Oil, there is nothing to worry about with this natural treatment and cure. Coconut Oil has so many benefits that applying a small amount to even a test area for at least two weeks should have no big effect on your everyday life. As for other treatments for stretch marks, using the thicker Coconut Oil was the easiest and best effect for my skin!