If the skin happens to darken in color on the knees and elbows, you don’t need to worry. This phenomenon occurs due to sun exposure or as a result of friction and pressure on these areas.
If this bothers you, you can this natural and simple method that will get you rid of this problem.
Dead skin cells make the skin on the elbows and knees, darker than the skin on the rest of the body. Did you know that when you work in the office you usually put pressure on your elbows? This pressure leads to pigmentation of the skin on the elbows. Women are particularly embarrassed by the dark skin on these areas, especially when they start to wear shirts or skirts.
Here’s a very effective recipe that will help open the skin color of these areas in just 10 days:
– two tablespoons of honey;
– a teaspoon of olive oil;
– the juice of half a lemon;
– a teaspoon of baking soda;
Preparation and Usage:
Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well until you get a homogeneous mixture. Apply this mixture directly on the affected areas, then cover with a gauze. Leave it on overnight.
In the morning, after you woke up, wash the area with hot water, then wipe up with a towel and apply a little coconut oil. Massage well until the oil penetrates the skin. If you do not have coconut oil, you can use as well a moisturizer.
Repeat this procedure for 10 days and you will successfully get rid of dark skin on knees and elbows.
Here’s how this mix works:
Honey helps to moisturize the skin and the olive oil nourishes it well. Lemon juice lightens the skin color and the baking soda helps to remove dead cells from the skin.