Cover up or wear sunscreen. Unrefined cocoa butter is very effective in lightening linea nigra as well as stretch marks post pregnancy.
This may work for stretch marks as well.
How to get rid of the linea nigra after pregnancy. Things will then take care of themselves naturally the linea nigra will then fade over the course of several months and eventually disappear completely. Linea nigra is caused by skin pigmentation and skin cells eventually die after a certain period of time. If you want a.
You can use a scrubber to remove these dead skin cells so that fresh cells not black can replace the top layer of your belly. So wear clothing over as much of your body as possible and slather any skin that is exposed in sunscreen. The apa also notes that while there is no preventing the pregnancy line it usually fades on its own.
Start rubbing it on your belly from your pregnancy period and continue even after giving birth. To get rid of my linea nigra after i gave birth i applied coconut oil on my belly and rubbed the line with cotton balls. Wear it being pregnant is an amazing journey.
Make sure to pick a scrubber that can exfoliate your dark skin. You can also use a natural homemade scrub by mixing lemon honey and sugar and applying it to the dark line for about 15 minutes. If you want to hide it and make less obvious there are some tips that you can follow.
It has two benefits including being a wonder moisturiser which helps prevent and lighten linea nigra and diminish stretch marks. To 4 or 5 p m and stay in the shade when possible. Begin by rubbing the butter on your abdomen during pregnancy and continue all the way after delivery.
Sheth says you may use bleaching creams after delivery if you re formula feeding or you could try a fade cream or topical retinol. Cosmetic makeup can also do the trick for some hours but will wipe away. There is no way to prevent linea nigra.
According to american pregnancy association the pregnancy line or linea nigra is a natural part of pregnancy and its darkening is related to the changing or imbalance of hormones as a result of the developing baby. Cocoa butter can lighten the line too. Avoid peak hours 12 p m.
More about pregnancy symptoms heightened sense of smell during pregnancy. If you really want to get rid of linea nigra dr. Some people simply produce more melanin than others however the following daily habits can minimize hyperpigmentation.
The best way to prevent or minimize the appearance of the linea nigra is to avoid exposing your skin to the sun. Linea nigra is one of the changes in our body that we cannot prevent. Vitamin e gel caps are easily available at any drug store.
Lighten linea nigra by using unrefined cocoa butter. As a natural part of pregnancy caused by hormones there s nothing you can really do to get rid of the line completely except for having your baby.