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How to Get Rid of Dark Elbows with Lemon




A dark elbow is a common condition for many people all over the world. In case you haven’t developed this condition before, one or two of your family members have had it. In most cases, this condition can greatly affect your self-esteem. Those affected by this should worry less as there are many affordable treatment plans out there to help get rid of the problem. Here in you will learn some of the effective natural ways to treat the problem.

how to lighten dark elbows with lemon

1. Lemon and  Baking Soda

Things you Require:

To come up with this remedy,

  • ¼ cup of baking soda and
  • a cup of lemon juice

Preparing it:

  • Form a paste by mixing your ingredients. This is what you are supposed to rub over the affected areas.
  • Rub your own made remedy with your fingertips for up to 20 minutes. After this, wash it off using warm water.

How it Whiten Dark Elbows: Baking soda is an effective and gentle cleanser as lemon on the other side is well packed with vitamin C and antioxidants which both in combinations help whiten dark skin areas.

When to Apply: To achieve better results, you should apply your remedy at least once after every two days.

[ Read: How to Use Aloe Vera to Lighten Dark Elbows ]




2. Lemon Juice

lemon for dark elbows

Things You Require:

  • For this, you need to buy a lemon fruit.

How to Prepare it:

  • Start by cutting your piece of lemon into two halves. Thereafter squeeze them to produce some juice so that you remain with hollow halves.
  • You will use your hollow halves to rub over the affected regions. Let this stay for about three hours before washing to allow the lemon juice to act deeply.
  • After 3 hours, wash it off and moisturize the region with a good body moisturizer.

How it Whiten Dark Elbows: Lemon juice is known to contain citric acid that acts as a natural bleaching agent.

When to Apply: To achieve results, you should repeat this daily until you achieve results.

[ Read: How to Lighten Dark Elbows Naturally ]




3. Lemon and Sugar

Things You Require:

  • For this remedy, you require some lemon juice and
  • sugar of equal quantities.

How to Prepare it:

  • Simply come up with a mixture of equal parts of your ingredients.
  • Rub in circles to the affected regions for some minutes and thereafter wash it off using water and soap.

 How it Whiten Dark Elbows:

  • Sugar granules are helpful in exfoliating the skin as lemon is a popular bleaching agent.
  • Combination of the two forms a remedy to clear off dead skin cells and thereby lightens dark skins.

When to Apply: This remedy should not be used regularly as it may cause the skin to feel sticky. So, you need to apply like twice a week until you notice results.

[ Read: How to Get Rid of Dark Neck with Lemon Juice ]




4. Lemon Oil

Things You Require:

  • For this remedy, you need just lemon oil and
  • a paper towel.

How to do:

  • You need to gently massage your lemon oil on the affected areas for about one to two minutes.
  • Let it stay for like 20 minutes then you wipe it off using your paper towel.

When to Apply: You should apply this at least twice a day to notice results. You should consider applying it several times in a day to prevent the skin from drying up.

[ Read: How to Get Rid of Dark Neck with Aloe Vera ]




5. Coconut Oil and Lemon

Things You Require:

  • You need 1 teaspoon coconut oil and,
  • 1/2 of lemon juice.

How to Prepare it:

  • Come up with a mixture of your ingredients.
  • Apply the resultant remedy on the affected areas and let it stay for about 30 minutes.
  • After this, wipe it off using a paper towel.

How it Whiten Dark Elbows: Lemon as a bleaching agent and coconut oil helps in hydrating and soothing the skin and thereby lightening up the skin.

These are some effective natural remedies you should consider treat dark elbows. You don’t have to hesitate, identify the one that will work best and use it.

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These are some effective natural remedies you should consider treat dark elbows. You don’t have to hesitate, identify the one that will work

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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