Dark patches on the skin are a common problem affecting a lot of people around the world. They usually appear on the neck, armpits and inner thighs and are often caused by deodorants, waxing and shaving.
The usual risk factors of the problems are obesity, diabetes and genitourinary cancer as well. This common aesthetic problem is resolved with commercial cosmetic treatments and products, which are often ineffective and very expensive.
Luckily, you are on the right place – there’s a simple and cheap homemade remedy which can lighten your skin and successfully get rid of the dark patches.
See how to prepare and use the remedy below:
1 tablespoon of baking soda
1 tablespoon of salt
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Mix the ingredients well until you get a paste, then apply it on the dark areas of your skin and it act for about 20 minutes. After that, rinse with cold water and you’re done.
The dark patches on your skin can also be removed with a mixture of white clay, lemon and milk. The preparation is simple – just mix all the ingredients in a bowl, then apply the cream on your face and let it work for 15 minutes. Like with the previous mixture, rinse with cold water in the end and pat your face dry with a towel.
It is recommended repeating the process for 3 weeks for achieving the best results. You must be careful not to expose yourself to sunlight during the treatment, because it will make your skin super-sensitive. Also, you also need to drink plenty of water and eat foods rich in vitamin E.
The salt you’re using must be pure sea salt, and the olive oil needs to be extra virgin for achieving the best results.