Stretch marks on the breast
Many women experience the complex because of stretch marks on the breast, which appear due to certain reasons and are often the constant companions of the owners of a large breast.
Often, striae may appear in a particular life cycle or be the result of insufficient care of the mammary glands. You can get rid of them with the help of folk remedies or salon procedures.
What are stretch marks and how do they look?
Stretch marks are a skin defect, which is triggered by a deficiency of collagen and elastin. Their production can be disturbed by any factor, or slowed down due to aging of the body. In places where the synthesis of these proteins is stopped, the skin thinens, connective tissue is formed, the vascular rupture occurs.
It is for this reason that the stretch marks on the breast are first colored pink, and eventually become white.
The female breast helps to stretch the dermis, so in this area stretch marks appear most often.
Stretching is a hollow parallel to each other folds, which do not grow hairs and do not emit sweat. They are also impaired pigmentation, so they are not prone to sunburn.
Why do stretch marks appear on the breast?
Appear stretch marks on the breast can be for women and girls of any age. At teenagers they, as a rule, arise during puberty and can be kept for all life if to not undertake measures on their elimination. In general, all factors that cause the formation of striae on the breast, can be divided into hormonal and physical. The first group includes:
- pubertal period;
- period during breastfeeding;
- appearance during pregnancy or after childbirth;
- the course of treatment with hormonal drugs;
- disturbances in the endocrine system.
Causes that do not depend on the hormonal background are:
- fluctuations in body weight – a sharp set of weight or rapid weight loss;
- breast augmentation in a natural or surgical way.
By themselves stretch marks on the breast are safe and are perceived negatively only from the aesthetic side. On the other hand, they can indicate serious violations in the work of the body, so it will be superfluous to consult a doctor.
Tips and Tricks
It should be remembered that unlike other places, stretch marks on the breast are harder to remove, because the skin here is thinner and more sensitive. Many methods are not suitable for pregnant women or during breastfeeding, so it is better to use folk methods.
Even if stretch marks during pregnancy or during GV are not, it is better not to neglect prophylaxis – they can appear at any moment. If strias made themselves felt, cosmetologists advise you to do the following:
- To carry out daily massage: to perform circular massaging movements without strong pressure from the bottom up.
- It will improve blood circulation and help to activate metabolic processes;
- All movements, whether applying cream, scrub or massage, must be done from the bottom up, so as not to stretch the skin of the breast, which without it stretches down;
- If there are no contraindications to the implementation of various procedures, then it is better to get rid of the problem in a more complex way, combining salon procedures with home remedies will greatly speed up the process;
- Even in the early stages of getting rid of stretch marks on the breast is quite difficult, so you need to be patient and do not stop in reaching the goal.
How to remove stretch marks on the breast?
Before proceeding with the removal of stretch marks, you need to know about all the contraindications of a particular method, because many methods are contraindicated during GW and during pregnancy. Eliminate striae at home, or with the help of hardware medicine.
Compositions, prepared on the basis of natural ingredients, are aimed at returning the skin to the breast elasticity and elasticity. Before applying home masks, you need to make sure of the freshness of the ingredients used and in the absence of an allergic reaction to this or that component. Home remedies include masks and wraps.
Improve the result at any stage will help basic and essential oils. You can use them in various ways: add them to the cream, apply them as stand-alone products, or massage them with them. The oil mixture is prepared in this respect: for ½ of a large spoon of plant extract, 2-3 drops of ether are added. Vegetable oils, which are recommended to use from stretch marks on the breast: almond, apricot, peach, jojoba, macadamia, olive. Ethereal: rosemary, lavender, cedar, roses.
The bee honey added to this oil mixture makes it possible to achieve a viscous consistency. Such a mixture is better to use as a mask, applying for a quarter of an hour and washing away with warm water.
Against early stretch marks will help such a mask: pour oat flakes with hot water, let stand for 20 minutes, add a spoonful of sour cream of high fat content. Keep a quarter of an hour on your breast.
Mix a spoonful of cottage cheese (high fat content), raw egg, a spoonful of jojoba oil and a little honey. Leave the mixture for 15-20 minutes.
It is no less effective to wrap. They help to get rid of strong striae, not to mention the red stretch marks, which mean that the deformation of the skin is just beginning. 2 spoons of laminaria powder pour boiling water and leave for an hour. After this, apply mush on the breast, wrap the food film. Soak the mixture for about 20 minutes. Do wraps better before going to bed, the frequency of 1-2 times a week.
A cotton disc moistened in a fake broth can be wiped mammary glands a couple of times a day. It does not hurt, supplementing other procedures aimed at getting rid of old or blue stretch marks. In equal amounts, the seed of dill and the color of linden should be mixed. Pour hot water, insist 20 minutes.
Against deep folds will help the mummy. 1 gram of mountain wax is added to the fat cream and applied to the breast with rubbing movements.
Scrubs based on natural ingredients are also effective, they cleanse the skin, increase its elasticity. It is recommended to apply them on steamed skin no more than 2 times a week. Coffee is brewed with hot water, a little liquid honey and 2-3 drops of essential oil of rosemary are added to it.
Another recipe for scrub: mix sea salt with half a small spoonful of honey and the same amount of almond oil.
Salon procedures against stretch marks on the breast
Among salon procedures there are painful and more sparing. They differ in the cost and the necessary number of procedures to completely get rid of stretch marks on the breast. Many of them have contraindications, so before using the services of beauty salons, you need to consult a doctor.
Under the skin of the patient are injected drugs, the composition of which includes protein, vitamins, minerals, hyaluronic acid, rutin, antibiotics.
- Induction therapy with collagen.
Injection is introduced collagen under the skin, which compensates for the lack of this substance and stimulates its production.
- Laser peeling.
With the help of a directional beam, you can get rid of stretch marks on your breast for several sessions. Later, the collagen production process is started. Among doctors there are both supporters of this technique and opponents.
It is an effect on the skin by a directed air stream containing fine abrasive particles. They clean the top layer, provoking its renewal. It is considered productive only with new stretches.
- Ultrasonic therapy.
Through the action of a special device on the stria, blood circulation improves, metabolic processes are started, the process of regeneration of the epidermis resumes.
- Chemical peeling.
It is carried out by the influence of fruit acids on the affected areas. Acids “burn” the defective upper layer, in its place a new, elastic one is formed. This procedure is rather painful, therefore it is performed under local anesthesia.
How to prevent stretch marks on the breast?
Preventive measures will help to avoid the appearance of stretch marks on the breast. If successfully managed to cope with stria, then these activities must be performed daily to prevent the appearance of stretch marks from now on:
- do not allow a sharp fluctuation in body weight;
- include in the diet more fresh vegetables and fruits, as well as foods rich in trace elements and vitamins, reduce the share of fried and flour foods;
- exercise regularly;
- take a contrast shower;
- use special means for breast care based on vitamins, essential oils and vegetable oils. A special emphasis on this item should be made during pregnancy, using special creams and gels (for example, Kontrakubeks) throughout the period;
- wear properly chosen underwear, which does not allow deformation of the mammary glands, their pinching;
perform a massage.
You can remove stretch marks on your breast in many ways. When choosing a technique, it is necessary to take into account the age, the woman’s stay in the feeding and pregnancy stage – these conditions are often contraindications.