How to Lighten Dark Elbows with Baking Soda?




Most people’s elbows can be slightly darker than any other body part. This condition usually affects areas where the skin tends to kind fold. Such a condition needs to be taken care of as fast as possible to avoid any form of frustration while out there with friends. Out there in the market, you will come across different remedies for this condition but then, you need to know that there are those with fewer side effects and others full of them. So it’s upon the user to identify the one that works best.

Among the proven remedies for this problem is the usage of baking soda. This has both skin lightening and exfoliating properties that help to get rid of dark elbows. All you require is having it well applied directly to the affected area. The whole process should be treated as a face mask and leave it to stay for a period of up to 15 minutes before you think of washing it off.

how to use baking soda for dark elbows

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1. Lemon and Baking Soda for Dark Elbows

lemon and baking soda for dark elbows

Things You Require:

  • To prepare this remedy you require lemon juice,
  • Water and
  • Baking soda.

How to do it:

  • All you need to do is to make a paste by mixing your ingredients thoroughly.
  • Use the paste to scrub the affected areas to get rid of dead hardened skin.
  • Let it stay for some minutes and thereafter you rinse it off with some water. Finish by moisturizing well after rinsing.

How it Whitens Dark Elbows: Both baking soda and lemon juice have bleaching properties that help get rid of dead skin and thereby providing your elbows with a nice skin tone.

When to Apply: Apply your remedy at least thrice per week until you note results.

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2. Toothpaste & Baking Soda for Dark Elbows

Things You Require:

  • To prepare baking soda and toothpaste remedy, you require baking soda and
  • 1 toothpaste of equal quantities.

How to do it:

  • Mix your ingredients well to form a paste.
  • Rub your paste on the affected area and finally wash it off using water.

How it Whitens Elbows: The combination of the two greatly helps to remove dead skin and thereby making the concoction such effective at the end.

When to Apply: You should apply the remedy on a daily basis until results are noticed.

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3. Baking Soda and Water for Dark Elbows

baking soda and water for dark elbows

Things You Require:

  • To make your remedy, you require baking soda and
  • 1 tablespoon of water.

How to do it: Come up with a mixture of your ingredients and thereafter rub on the affected region for about three minutes. After this, use lukewarm water to wash it off and finish by pat drying the region thoroughly.

How it Whitens the Elbows: The combination acts as gentle cleanser effective to get rid of this condition.

When to Apply: You are required to apply this remedy on a daily basis until you notice results.

It is ever recommended that you settle at a remedy that works better with your skin type to have long-lasting results. After finding the right remedy, find out how to incorporate it into your beauty and skin care regimen.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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