(Last Updated On: January 21, 2021)
5 Home remedies for a dark neck
We all have the dream of having even-toned skin, we keep on pampering our skin, and for that, we go to beauty parlors for facials, scrubs, etc. With time, people even started opting for professional skin treatments from cosmetic clinics or dermatologists. While there is a huge section of people who would apply some or the other face pack made at home.
But do we ever give some thought, that we always give more preference to our face and ignore the area around the neck although it is equally exposed to dust particles and harmful sun rays?
Several reasons cause the neck area to darken, whether due to too much sun exposure or because of not maintaining proper hygiene or due to usage of cosmetic products because everybody’s skin might not be comfortable with cosmetics. All these factors can lead to the darkening of the skin around the neck and the dream of having the even skin toned won’t come true unless it is fixed. But this can be treated or cured with some easy home remedies!
Here we have brought to you five easy home-made remedies that aim to lighten the dark neck in a naturally effective way and the plus point is that all the ingredients are already there at your place.
Aloe Vera Plant Gel for dark neck:
Aloe gel extracted from the plant of aloe Vera is used in maximum beauty products and it suits almost each skin type. It would reduce the dark complexion from the surroundings and also it is full of effective nutrients for healthy skin.
How to use: It can be used daily, use the aloe vera straight from the leaves, apply directly on the darkened area of the neck, let it sit for 10-15 minutes then rinse off.
Gram Flour-Turmeric pastes for dark neck:
A very well-known remedy from the Indian kitchen is gram flour-turmeric paste which not only lightens the skin tone but tightens the pores, along with that it will give your skin a soothing effect.
How to use: You just have to take three spoons of gram flour (besan), three-four drops of lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric (Haldi) then add few drops of rosewater, next you need to add raw milk or curd as per the availability and make a consistent paste. It’s ready! Now apply the paste on your neck evenly and rinse after fifteen minutes with water. This can be done twice a week. This paste can be used for the face also.
Potato juice for dark neck:
Potato is another ingredient in your kitchen that can help you to make the skin tone even. Potato is said to be a natural bleaching agent that can lighten the complexion and it would be easily available in your kitchen. So take the benefit of potato juice.
How to use: First of all, clean the neck area with the help of a clean cloth and warm water, take a potato and grate, then squeeze the potato to take out its juice and apply the juice on your darkened area with the help of cotton, leave it so that it can get dry after then rinse the same with lukewarm water. This can be done two times a day.
Baking Soda for dark neck:
Sometimes skin looks dull and for treating the dull or dead skin, one can take benefit from baking soda as it will remove the impurities from the area and also provides proper nourishment to the skin.
How to use: For getting effective results, one can use it daily. You just have to mix three spoons of baking soda with water and make a homogeneous paste. Apply on the neck evenly. Once it gets completely dry, massage the area with circular movements then rinse it off with water. And also don’t forget to moisturize after applying the baking soda paste.
Yogurt for dark neck:
Yogurt has moisturization properties and it proves truly helpful when it comes to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. It also helps to make the skin tone lighter. And when the yogurt gets to mix with some drops of lemon juice it can create a wonderful effect.
How to use: Mix 2-3 drops of lemon juice with some yogurt which may be equal to 2-3 spoons of yogurt. Now apply it to the darkened area. Leave to act for 15 to 20 minutes and remove with lukewarm water.
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Be patient and do not despair, like any other natural recipe, you must be constant to obtain excellent results.
Also note that all the home-made remedies are well tested, but as you know, every result varies according to each skin type. If you are allergic to any of the ingredient, then we suggest you try that home-made remedy only when you are aware of the effect of the particular ingredient on your skin, do a patch test on your hand or arm so that you become aware of its effect.