It’s the summer season… a time to flaunt your pretty short and sleeveless dresses! But, poor-nourished and dark knees and elbows may confine your alternatives of having your desirable wardrobe. Discoloured elbows and knees appear unattractive, and might compel you to conceal them with full sleeve dresses. Well, you can easily overcome this problem with the help of home remedies.
Here are some home remedies for discoloured elbows and knees.
Honey contains abundant organic acids, enzymes and phytochemicals. Rub the affected skin with honey. It will moisturize the skin naturally, reducing discoloration.
2. Aloe Vera Gel
Regular application of aloe vera gel is very helpful in lightening the skin tone of knees and elbows.
3. Curd and Gram Flour Pack
Mix gram flour and curd to prepare a smooth paste. Apply it on the affected area. Allow it to dry. Then, scrub it off in circular motions. Rinse off with water.
4. Garlic and Onion
Take a slice of onion and rub it on your dark knees and elbows for 10-12 minutes. Wash it with water. You can also use garlic cloves, instead of onion. Mash a garlic clovem, and apply on the affected area. After 10-15 minutes, rinse with water.
5. Vinegar and Yogurt
Combine vinegar and yogurt. Apply it on your knees and elbows. Keep it for 20 minutes. Wash with water. It is the effective treatment for pigmentation.
6. Sugar and Lemon Scrub
Rub a slice of lemon with sugar granules on the affected skin in circular motion. It will exfoliate the skin, making it clean and soft.
Lemon contains bleaching properties. Squeeze juice of a lemon. Add salt to it. Scrub your elbows and knees with this solution. For best results, apply it daily.
8. Coconut Oil
Massage the affected area with coconut oil. You can also add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Rinse with warm water, after 8-10 minutes.
9. Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is a well-known bleaching substance. Apply it on your knees and elbows with the help of a cotton ball. Use this remedy twice a week.
10. Milk and Turmeric
Add a pinch of turmeric to milk cream. Rub it on the affected area. Wash with water, when it gets dried. It is one of the effective home remedies for imparting glow to your elbows and knees.