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IN Lifestyle ON 25 Jan, 2016
Darkening of knees and elbows is one of the most common problems which each one of us faces. Not only it makes the affected areas look unattractive but also drastically affects your self-confidence. But, worry not! These amazing hacks will help you out in lightening up the areas and hence, enhance your confidence to another level.
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When it comes to cleaning the darkened area of your skin, baking soda works wonders for the same. Firstly, you need to blend baking soda with milk. Now, apply this paste on your knees and rub it the circular motion. Repeat the process at least once every two days.
Having antiseptic elements, turmeric when mixed with milk, will moisturize your dry skin.•You'd need a tablespoon of milk and honey, blend them to create a smooth paste.•Rub it over the darkened area and rinse it off after 20 minutes.
A perfect exfoliator- olive oil and sugar will smooth up your skin.•Firstly, take equal quantity of sugar and olive oil for making a paste. •Apply it over your blackened elbow and knees. •Massage it gently and leave it for five minutes. •Wash it off with using mild soap and water.
Lemon and juice together are one heck of a remedy for getting rid of the dark areas over your skin. •Take one tablespoon and honey and juice of a lemon. Make a paste. •Apply the paste over the affected areas, leave it for almost 20 minutes. •Wipe it off using water for smooth and lighter skin.
Having exfoliation properties, gram flour will cleanse the dark areas. •Mix up some gram flour and lemon juice. •Rub the paste in a circular motion to the affected areas.
Olive oil is a boon to you as it has amazing bleaching properties, it will soften up your skin as well as lighten it. All you need is to rub the oil over your skin in a circular motion for ten minutes.
Exfoliating brush and loofah will help you to get rid of dead cells. You can use it while bathing.
Keep your skin soft and glowing with Shea and cocoa butter. Leave them overnight over the affected areas and you will soon see the results.
Aloe Vera can help you to reduce the sun damage which is generally the result of over sun exposure. •Take freshly cut leaves of Aloe Vera and break them from between for getting the juicy gel.•Massage the gel over your knees and elbows. •And leave it for around half an hour to see the best results.
Never forget to use sunscreen lotion before leaving your house.