RECIPES WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

The recipes listed below can be used to treat stretch marks by all people except pregnant women. If you are pregnant, learn the recipes of massage oils that are safe in your condition by reading the article Essential Oils during Pregnancy

  • Blend 10 drops of rosemary or petitgrain oil with 2 tbsp almond oil. Gently massage into your skin until fully absorbed. Rosemary oil is also effective in removing cellulite.
  • Blend 2 tbsp sweet almond oil and 10 drops of rosemary oil
  • Blend 1 drop of lavender oil, 2 drops of rosemary oil, 1 drop of lemon oil, 1 drop of melissa oil with 1 tbsp olive oil.
  • Mix 1 tbsp sweet almond oil with 1 drop of ylang-ylang oil, 1 drop of lemon oil and 6 drops of rosemary or neroli oil
  • Blend 3tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp sweet almond oil, 10 drops of rosemary oil and 10 drops of lemon oil
  • Blend 2 tbsp sweet almond oil, 1 tbsp wheat germ oil with 5 drops of rose oil, 5 drops of neroli oil, 5 drops rosemary oil, 5 drops of petitgrain oil and 5 drops of ylang-ylang oil
  • Mix 3 tbsp jojoba oil, 10 drops of patchouli oil and 5 drops of lavender oil.

If you know that your skin is prone to stretch marks, or if you have recently gained extra pounds, and your skin looks stressed and dried out start massaging your body with these oils to prevent stretch marks. If they have already appeared, treat them while they are still new, less than a year old. Otherwise, you'll have to use more invasive and expensive methods like chemical peelings and microdermabrasion to remove stretch marks.

Read about Essential Oils Safety information.

Read Stretch Marks Treatments to learn about other methods to remove stretch marks.