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Stretch mark cream

Homemade Stretch Mark Cream

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  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 30 applications 1x


This DIY stretch mark cream provides incredible moisturizing and can even be used it as a hand cream. It’s composed of several beneficial ingredients, led by coconut oil for the skin.


  • 3 ounces unrefined coconut oil
  • ¾ ounce unrefined cocoa butter
  • ¾ ounce unrefined shea butter
  • 3 tablespoons sweet almond oil
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vitamin E oil
  • 20 drops lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops grapefruit essential oil


  1. Using a small sauce pan, melt the coconut oil, cocoa butter, shea butter and almond oil on very low heat.
  2. Once oils are completely melted, mix in the water until oils and water are combined and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and continue to mix oil and water until mixture cools to room temperature developing a creamy consistency.
  4. When the mixture is room temperature stir in the vitamin E oil, lavender and grapefruit essential oils.
  5. Store cream in a dark glass container at room temperature. If you use a clear glass container, store in a dark place. Use within two months.
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Method: Stovetop