If you have tried all the means to conceal darkened elbows and knees. And it has limited your options of having your desirable wardrobe. Here are few simple home remedies for the flawless skin.
Mint Application– Mint contains certain essential oils that makes mint a potent breath freshener. It also has antiseptic and anti- inflammatory compounds whose essential oils helps in synthesis of white blood cells and collagen in the body. It also functions to clean away the scar tissues from within. Combination of mint and lemon oil helps make skin fairer and is good bleach for the skin. Boil ½ cup of water with a handful of mint leaves. Squeeze half lemon juice into the mint water. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply it on your knees and elbows. After 15-20 minutes wash it with warm water.
Lemon And Sugar Scrub– Lemon has super healing properties that heal the scars and bleaches the skin. Sugar granules combined with lemon exfoliates the dry dead skin and aids to form a new softer skin layer. Before taking a bath rub a slice of lemon with sugar crystals in circular motion till the sugar crystals dissolves.
Scrubbing With A Towel– Mix ½ teaspoon of lime juice and 1 teaspoon of coconut oil together and apply it evenly on the affected area. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes, then scrub it by using a towel soaked in hot water. Coconut is rich in essential fats and Vitamin E that nourishes the skin and makes it soft and supple. If regular scrubbing is done the skin can become more fairer within few days.
Yogurt And Vinegar– Yogurt and vinegar contain lactic acid and acetic acid respectively which helps in lightening skin color.Darkened knees and elbows , scars and pigmentation can be effectively treated with a combination of yogurt and vinegar.Apply it on the affected area and let it sit for approximately 20 minutes and then wash it off with water.
Magic Of Garlic And Onion-Cut a clove of garlic and an onion and rub it directly on your elbows and knees for approx. 10 minutes and then wash it dry. Garlic and onions are herbaceous plant with numerous minerals and volatile oils. Both are oftenly used in phytotherapy due to presence of vitamin C and their essential oils.They are good remedy to lighten up darkened body parts especially elbows and knees.
Lubrication After Shower– Mustard oil has anti bacterial oil with linoleic acid,oleic acid and erucic acid.These volatile acids helps to lubricate the skin, maintain its color and protect it thoroughly.It also helps to retain its melanin pigment.It is better to rub mustard oil on the affected areas right after taking a bath for best results.Let it be for 15 minutes then wash it with warm water.