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Complete Guide For Removing Dry And Dark Skin On Your Neck, Elbows, Knees And Underarms

Nowadays, people often find dark patches around the neck, elbows or knees very embarrassing. Skin pigmentation matures when it’s exposed to sun and that’s actually the main reason for dark skin around certain spots on the body. These dark patches are mainly concentrated around the elbows and are usually thicker in that spot.

There are no organs on the spots, so the dark skin becomes dry after a while, and causes a problem soon as it is darker than the rest of the skin. Dark skin on the underarms can be often caused by bad quality antiperspirants or shaving, so you always need to be very careful about the products you buy and use on your skin. In this article, we’re going to present you some of the best natural solutions that could help you solve these problems:
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The best natural remedies for dark skin around the neck

1.Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is known as a natural skin lightener. It can decrease the difference between the skin and the darker patches. It’s abundant in anti-carcinogenic agents that can repair and stimulate the production of new skin cells. Take some Aloe Vera gel and apply it on the affected areas. Let it stay like that for 20 minutes before you wash it off. Repeat this procedure every day so you can get the best results.

2.Baking soda
Baking soda is a great skin exfoliator. Gradually, it can wear off the darker patches. It can easily resolve the hyper-pigmentation around your neck when it’s combined with water.

Prepare a paste of 3 parts baking soda and 1 part of water. Apply it on your neck and leave it to dry out for a couple of minutes before washing it off. Repeat this process at least twice a week.

Potatoes contain a crystalline compound called catecholase. This compound can lighten up dark skin patches. Prepare some potato juice and apply it on your neck. Wash it off after 15 minutes. You can also prepare a mixture of potato juice and lemon juice and apply it on the affected areas. Leave it to act for 10-15 minutes before washing it off with some water. Repeat this procedure every day. You can also use this cure on acne scars.

The best natural remedies for dark elbows and knees

Lemon is abundant in vitamin C. It possesses strong peeling and skin whitening properties which makes it ideal for the removal of dead skin cells and their regeneration. Just squeeze a lemon and apply some of the juice on the affected areas on your elbows and knees. Let it dry for 20 minutes before washing it off. You can also use a mixture prepared from lemon juice and honey.

Homemade sugar scrubs are known as an excellent way to remove the dark skin around your elbows and knees. Sugar acts as a peeling that removes dead skin cells.

Mix equal amounts of sugar and olive oil. Then, rub your elbows and knees with the resulting paste for 5 minutes. Remove the paste with some water, and repeat the process every day for best results.

Almonds and almond milk possess skin-nourishing properties. These properties can reduce the appearance of dark patches on your elbows and knees considerably.

Mix 1-2 tablespoons of crushed almonds with some yogurt to get a thick paste. Apply it on your elbows and knees. Let it dry for a while before you wash it off with some cold water. Repeat this process 1-2 times a day for a couple of weeks so that you can get the best results.

Home remedies for dark underarms

Cucumbers possess skin lightening properties that are quite similar to lemons. When you combine these two natural ingredients you get a powerful mixture that can easily deal with dark underarms.

Blend some cucumber juice with lime and turmeric juice. The lemon juice destroys the dead skin cells and the cucumber cools the skin while the turmeric eliminates the stains simultaneously.

You can also put cucumber slices under your arms, or apply some cucumber juice. This will lighten your skin in only several days.

Milk contains vitamins and fatty acids that are able to lighten the dark patches under arms. A combination of milk mixed with curd and lactic acid will be the best for this problem. Here’s how you can prepare it:

● 2 tablespoons of milk

● 1 tablespoon of curd

● 1 tablespoon of flour

Blend the three ingredients until you get a paste. Apply in on your underarms and leave it to work for 15 minutes before washing it off.

3.Chickpea flour mask
This amazing mask can easily lighten your underarms.

You need:
● 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

● 2 tablespoons of chickpea flour

● 1 tablespoon of yogurt

● A pinch of turmeric

Blend all the ingredients until you get a paste. Apply it on your underarms and leave it to work for an hour. After an hour has passed, wash it off with water. Use this remedy every day for two weeks. If you want to get the best results, use it twice a week!ツ