Home Remedies to Lighten Dark Elbows and Knees

If you have tried all means to hide darkened elbows and knees and it has restricted you to wear your desirable outfits. If you are failed in all your efforts to make your knees and elbows look bit lighter instead of unattractive and some what ugly. Here are some of the effective home remedies that can solve your problem and you will surely have flawless skin.

Apply a Mixture of Mint and Lemon Oil:

Mint has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory compounds. Its essential oils help in synthesis of collagen and white blood cells in the body. It is also effective in cleaning away the scar tissue. The combination of mint and lemon oil is good natural bleach that makes the skin fairer. Boil half cup of water with a handful of mint leaves in it. Squeeze one lemon in it. Take a cotton ball and soak it in this water. Apply it on your knees and elbows for 15 – 20 minutes and then wash it off with warm water.

Lemon Juice and Coconut Oil:

Mix equal amount of lime juice and coconut oil and apply it on affected area. Leave it for 100 – 20 minutes. Now start scrubbing with a towel soaked in warm water. Coconut oil has Vitamin E and essential oils that provide good nourishment to your skin. Repeat this process thrice a week and you will get lightened and fully clean knees and elbows in few weeks.

Rubbing of Fresh Lemon Juice:

If you do not have any wound or scar on knees or elbows, you can rub a freshly squeezed lemon skin on the dark area for 10 minutes. Lemon is a natural skin bleaching agent and will make your skin soft and fair in few days.

Yoghurt and Vinegar:

Combination of equal amount of youghurt and vinegar is affective for darkened skin. Yoghurt contains lactic acid and vinegar is rich in acetic acid. Both of them help in lightening the skin color. Apply it on your knees and elbows. Leave it for 20 to 25 minutes and then wash with warm water.

Lemon and Sugar Scrub:

This home made scrub exfoliate the dry and dead skin and helps the formation of new soft layer of skin. Take a slice of fresh lemon with sugar on it. Rub it in circular motion on the affected area until the sugar is completely dissolved.

Honey and aloe Vera Mask:

Honey with its numerous advantages is a natural moisturizer and lignin present in aloe Vera go deep in the skin and clean it. Apply aloe Vera mix with honey on dark area and wash it after half an hour.

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