Dark elbows and knees make your skin appear uneven.This is a very common issue that can really drain one’s self-esteem thus covering up with long sleeved tops and beyond knee dresses.
CAUSES OF DARK KNEES & ELBOWS
The skin around the elbows and knees is a little thinner with more skin folds than the surrounding areas. Uneven distribution of melanin pigment in the body can result in some areas being darker than others. With little blood supply and no oil glands, the area tends to be rough and dry. Here are some of the common causes of dark elbows:
Genetics ,Dry skin, Overexposure to the sun, Use of certain medications, Lack of exfoliation, accumulation of dirt, grime and dead skin , obesity , Hormonal imbalances, Frequent contact and friction with clothes, leaning on the table with your elbows & Benign hyperpigmentation or active melanocytes in the elbows ETC.
You can easily get rid of these dark knees and elbows using various home remedies & today I HAVE SHARED one of the BEST HOME REMEDY to get rid of this and It is a 3 step Treatment , It can be applied as a skin whitening face pack too it will brighten and lighten ur skin tone and prevents acne and pimples too, First step is exfoliation , Second is applying lightening pack and third and Last is Moisturising skin.
Step 1 – You will need
- 2 spoon lemon juice
- 1 spoon sugar
Mix these two in a clean bowl and your exfoliator is ready. Apply this on you skin and leave it fr 5 minutes
After 5 minutes start rubbing this in circular motion for 3-4 minutes
Wipe it off with towel
Step 2 – You will need
- 2 spoon sandalwood powder
- 1 spoon honey
- 2 spoons tomato pulp
Mix all of these in a clean bowl and your pack is ready. apply this pack on your skin, apply a thick layer of this pack on your skin and leave it to dry
When it is dry, with wet finger massage it in circular motion for 5 minutes
Step 3 – You will need
- Coconut oil
- Aloe vera gel
Mix 1 spoon of coconut oil and 1 spoon of aloe vera gel. Mix and moisturiser is ready. Massage your skin very well with this and your treatment is done
Apply this moisturiser daily in night before going to bed