Red Streaks, What to Do?

What can you do to eliminate the red streaks is to perform an exfoliation, homemade, 3 times a week, and moisturize deeply the skin daily with a good cream for stretch marks.

The red streaks are the most recent that come after the skin to stretch too much, as happens in pregnancy, for example. The most affected sites are the abdomen, back, thighs and the buttocks.

Although there are excellent products that can be purchased in pharmacies, drugstore and shops of cosmetic products, it is also possible to make a good misturinha homemade, with ingredients that can be easily purchased. We indicate the recipes that follow.

Exfoliator homemade for stretch marks

This excellent exfoliating can be done every day with the dregs of the coffee, and a little bit of liquid soap, or if you prefer, a moisturizing milk or even a conditioner, that has not enjoyed in her hair. The goal here is to do with the coffee grounds slide into the skin with ease, but without losing the power of friction.

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  • 1 handful of coffee grounds
  • 3 tablespoons of liquid soap

How to use:

Just mix the ingredients and rub the mixture on the areas affected by stretch marks for a few minutes, until the skin becomes reddish, and then wash the area with warm water, to help open the pores and facilitate the action of the moisturizer. Next, apply the moisturizing cream, that may be the At or the homemade recipe that will indicate the following.

At is a good cream for stretch marks, developed by the laboratory for Genome lab Brasil Ltda, which must be applied in the desired area 2 to 4 times a day, for at least 8 weeks, but should not be used in case of open wounds or damaged skin. This product can be used in case of stretch marks red, purple or white and, when the product is properly used, give satisfactory results.

Cream homemade for stretch marks

A good option homemade is apply daily on the stretch marks, soon after exfoliation, the following cream:


  • 1 package of hipoglós
  • 1 package of cream Nivea
  • 1 ampoule of vitamin A
  • 100 ml of sweet almond oil

Mode of preparation:

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Simply mix all the ingredients and keep the cream saved in the refrigerator in a glass container. Apply the cream into the stretch marks, performing circular movements, insisting with the thumb until it is fully absorbed by the skin.

A good selection of creams that can also help to keep the skin deeply moisturized are the Bepantol and the Bio-oil, for example.

Important recommendations

The red streaks are easier to take than the stretch marks white, but without treatment, they will not disappear on their own. So, as soon as you notice that there arose some ridge new must start this at home treatment, having the following care:

  • Only perform the exfoliation to 3 times per week;
  • Apply the cream daily;
  • Avoid the accordion effect, since it favors the formation of new stretch marks;
  • Drink plenty of water to help in hydration of the skin;
  • Avoid taking corticoids, as they promote increase in weight;
  • Avoid the use of soap in the bar, giving preference to liquids as hydrate your skin;
  • Avoid hot showers, because ressecam the skin and can aggravate the stretch marks.

By adopting these precautions it is possible to completely eliminate stretch marks. However, when they are very large, broad, and appear in a large amount, this also demonstrates the laxity and fragility of the skin, and is therefore recommended a consultation with a physical therapist aesthetics specialist or a dermatologist, because there may be a need for other treatments such as galvanic current, microdermabrasion, laser, or procedure, for example.

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