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DIY Belly Cream

Completely natural, the homemade belly cream is very useful during pregnancy and not only to prevent stretch marks. Here’s some useful tips

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DIY Belly Cream

A good belly cream to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy is essential.

Finding creams that work is indeed quite difficult. Many women also prefer totally natural substances to take care of their skin without harming their baby. A good DIY pregnancy stretch mark cream, made only with totally natural ingredients, will therefore be ideal for taking care of the mother’s skin without using chemicals.

Coconut oil, essential oils and vitamin E will suffice to make the skin elastic and thus be able to shape itself according to the growth of our baby. Let’s see, then, how to make a DIY belly cream to prevent stretch marks.

You will need a cup of coconut oil, a teaspoon of vitamin E and 10 drops of lavender essential oil.

Coconut oil

Coconut oil, in fact, is ideal because it gives elasticity to the skin and for this reason it is perfect to make a stretch mark cream. Vitamin E also has an antioxidant action and stimulates the production of collagen in the skin. Thanks to the presence of lavender essential oil, you can also promote cell regeneration.

Vitamin E

Thanks to these three ingredients you’ll make an amazing belly cream, completely natural. Mix the ingredients inside a bowl and store the belly cream inside a glass jar.

At this point you just need to apply the cream on your belly with rotary movements. It is, therefore, a completely natural and genuine product, which is realized in a very short time and which will allow you to prevent stretch marks.

Lavender essential oil

How to apply the belly cream

You can apply the cream during pregnancy but also after giving birth. Even after the birth of your baby, in fact, the skin is still subjected to a lot of stress and therefore it is necessary to take care of it to avoid the formation of stretch marks.

Apply the cream 1-2 times a day, depending on the needs of your skin, and the application can also be extended to the hips and breasts. These are, in fact, two areas that are particularly affected and put under stress during pregnancy.

Tips

It is important to keep the cream inside a glass jar. Applying it constantly you will use it in a short time and consequently you can prepare another one to have it always at hand.

If the coconut oil is too compact and solidified, just keep it at room temperature for an hour or pass it in the microwave for a few seconds and then apply it.

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