Whether or not you’re a male or female, dark knees seem’s to be a reality for most. It’s often the result of very dry skin or simply a naturally dark skin tone. Whilst dark knees aren’t considered as a medical condition it can be classified as a beauty condition and can therefore be treated using cosmetic products. However, these beauty products may not be as friendly to our pockets as we wished it could’ve been but, not to worry because today’s post is filled with natural remedies that will help lighten your knees and have you ready to flaunt them all summer.
- Almonds: almonds generally make a great scrub, simply mix together a tablespoon of ground almonds and a tablespoon of crushed almond shells, then add a teaspoon of plain yogurt to form a decent paste, apply this mixture to the dark area of your knees and exfoliate for 8-10 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water. Do this three times a week for two weeks and you will notice huge differences.
2. Lemon’s: did you know that lemon is actually a natural bleaching agent, simply use half a lemon on every knee, rub it in a circular motion for about ten minutes then leave until it dries and creates a stiff feeling, rinse with COLD water. Do this every two days for a month and don’t be surprized if your dark dry knees become a thing of the past.
3. Baking soda: dark knees is a result of a build-up of dead skin cells, to rid of this thick dark skin, mix together a tablespoon of baking soda and add a little water to create a paste. Using this paste scrub the dark area for about 10-15 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water, this treatment should be done thrice a week for a month.
4. Olive oil: dark knees may also be a result of dryness, before going to bed moisturize your knees with about 6-7 drops of olive oil for about 10 minutes.
After each of these treatments except no.4 don’t forget to moisturize your knees with a lotion or oil of your choice, that’s all for today loves I hope you all enjoyed this post and I hope you all benefitted from it, don’t forget to like and follow for more, until next time happy reading!!!