Off shoulder dress will look like tank tops if you have a visible bra strap marks on your shoulder and it takes out your style. Those marks caused by your bra straps will darken like ugly patches and stubborn to be removed. Imagine a bruise that never heals because it hits the strap everyday! I hope you’re not doing that to yourself. If you have that, it's unhealthy and you can’t wear that off shoulder dress no more!
Listed here in this article are easy remedies to remove bra strap marks on the shoulders naturally. But before that, you should know why such marks appear and obviously, your bra is completely responsible for this.
If you are not wearing the right bra and it has a sturdy material, it is not suitable for your skin. It will grind through your shoulders, thus creating the marks. It can hamper blood circulation on your shoulders where it carries the entire weight of your breast. If the straps are too tight on your back and bust line, it will dig into your skin and irritate your tissue and cause marks that are not very easy to remove.
If this is what you do everyday, the regular marks turn into ugly patches and will turn dark and possibly will clot blood on your skin. The misfit bra causes hyperpigmentation which is the reason for those patches and marks to appear in the first place. But don’t worry, here are some remedies that you can try and get rid of those marks naturally or permanently.
Use Milk and Almond Oil Pack: A pack of Milk and almond oil should do the trick. Apply it to the marked area and massage it well. Cover the area with a towel and wash it after 10 minutes with warm water but don’t use soap so you’d get a better result. This way it will get rid of the strap marks naturally.
Lemon Sugar Scrubs: A lemon sugar scrub can exfoliate the shoulder and back area but scrubbing it regularly. This will remove the dry skin cells and can help get rid of the strap marks. A walnut scrub can also be used for better results.
Oil Massage: Massage the part where the marks are obvious with essential oils like lavender or tea tree oil, these are nutritious for your skin. Do this regularly and will slowly fade the marks away.
Sunscreen: When wearing bikinis or strapless dresses, you should apply a sunscreen thoroughly so that early marks don’t get darker with the sunburn caused by the harmful UV rays.
Water therapy: Water is essential to the skin and keeps it moist. It can keep your skin from any spots or marks. Drink about 6-8 glasses of water a day. Fruits and vegetables may also help with your diet to maintain a good looking skin.
Yogurt & Turmeric Pack: Massage a mixture of a scoop of yogurt and a pinch of turmeric powder on areas that has marks, Wash it off with lukewarm water and do this for a week to see a visible result.
Wear An Appropriate Bra: Wearing the right size is very important to get rid of those ugly marks. You can go for the perfect intimate wear that can keep you comfortable. If you can't decide on the right size, take the assistance from professionals.
Wearing the right fitted bra is very important as bras are the main cause of these shoulder marks. You may also go on braless to permanently avoid these unhealthy marks. If you are not ready for the braless feeling, you may opt for a bra that has less strap support or strapless bras. You can’t have strap marks if you are wearing a bra with no straps! A bra that gives you the same support but provides super comfy braless feeling.
We hope more women will free themselves of these unhealthy shoulder marks and also underneath your breast caused by underwires. This is what Stickeebra aim for women to enjoy a comfortable bra, healthy living and maintain women's confidence. It is like wearing the feeling of not wearing it.
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