There’s nothing wrong with darker skin per se. However, there are various causes that result in darkened skin including genetic factors; skin disorders such as Lichen Simplex Chronicus; Vitamin A, B-complex, C, and E deficiencies that can result in dark and rough skin; malnutrition due to a deficiency in important nutrients; liver disorder; intestinal disorders; adrenal disorders; hormonal changes; and UV rays from sunlight.
The good news is that you can treat dark skin on the neck and face by using some home remedies that are easy to prepare. That’s not all! Besides that, they include ingredients such as oatmeal, oranges, and yogurt, which lack the harsh chemicals found in commercial products found in grocery stores and drug stores.
Lemon is sour because of the citric acid it contains. It’s effective as an agent for natural bleaching. In addition, the Vitamin C contained in lemon can help to take off dead cells as well as make skin tone lighter. Thus, lemon can help to lighten up dark spots in the neck region.
One option is to blend an equal ratio of lemon juice with rose water. Add the mixture in the region of the neck before sleeping. Do this step every day for around a month until you see results.
Aloe Vera Does It Again
You’ve probably heard of many different hair and skin products that contain Aloe Vera. It’s an excellent option for lightening skin and also helps to moisturize it. Aloe can greatly lighten skin tone and also help to reduce the appearance of different types of skin spots. Aloe is high in anti-oxidants and other compounds that can fix damaged skin and also make brand new skin cells.
First remove some Aloe Vera (gel) from a leaf. After adding it to the neck massage it gently. Let it set for around 20 minutes. Then use water to wash off the gel. Do you want fast results? If so then follow this process one time daily.
Cucumber: Not Just for Eyes
You might have seen slices of cucumber used to treat eye issues, but it can also be used to lighten skin on the neck area. It has many helpful properties that can remove dead skin cells, fix skin cells, and help skin to glow.
One option is to add an equal ratio of cucumber juice and also lemon juice. Then use cotton balls to add it to your neck. Let it set for 10 minutes. Finally, use some cold water to wash off the cucumber/lemon blend.
Another option is to add some cucumber that’s been grated, or juice from cucumber over your neck. Then scrub it very gently for around 10 minutes. Finally, use cold water again to wash it off. An alternative is to use rose water to rinse off the mixture. Both of these remedies should be done every day for a couple of months or until they’re produced good results.
Your Skin Will Go Nuts for Almonds
Studies show that almonds are full of many vitamins that can benefit skin health. They also contain properties that provide nutrients to skin and help to take away discoloration. There are various remedies you can use to treat dark skin on your face and neck.
One remedy requires you to heat up almost oil a little, then massage the oil into your check. Follow this step a couple times per month in order to boost blood circulation within that region. The oil can also function as a moisturizer and will even make your skin to shine.
Another remedy requires you to create a thick paste that includes ½ teaspoon of almonds (powdered), and 1 teaspoon milk powder, and 1 teaspoon honey. Add the paste to the neck’s side and back areas, then let it set for 30 minutes. The next step is to use water to wash it off. Follow this process 2-4 times per week.
Another remedy requires you to soak 4-5 almonds in water during the night. Then in the morning make a paste by grinding up the almonds. Add the past to your neck area. Then scrub it for a couple of minutes. The next step is to use cold water to wash off the paste. Follow procedure 1 or 2 times per week.
Another Nutty Treatment
Besides almonds walnuts are another type of nut that you can use to get lighter skin. The tree nuts contain all sorts of minerals and vitamins that add nutrients to skin. They also help skin to stay moisturized. A scrub that contains walnuts and yogurt can be very helpful in treating dark skin on the neck and fact.
First, make a thick paste by crushing walnuts into some yogurt. Then add the paste to the dark areas of your neck. Scrub it gently for a couple minutes then let the paste dry. Next, use water or even rose water to wash off the paste. If you follow this process about two times per week, the remedy will help to liven up your neck’s skin and lower any dark regions.
Baking Soda Solution
Baking soda can be effective in removing dead skin naturally. It also helps to cleanse the skin and slowly take off dark patches. Baking soda mixed with water has proven to be helpful in removing dark spots on the neck region.
First, mix 3 parts baking soda with 1 part water in order to make a thick paste. Then add the paste onto your neck before letting it dry. After a couple of minutes wash off the paste. Follow this procedure two times per week in order to see results in a couple of weeks.
This might be a surprise. Chickpea flour helps to remove patches of dark skin on the neck. Always use it with turmeric due to its anti-septic properties.
Add a little turmeric to 2 teaspoons chickpea flour. Then add some water before mixing all the ingredients to form a thick paste. Add the paste to your neck’s dark spots, then let it dry for around 20 minutes. Finally, use cold water to scrub off the paste. Follow this procedure every-other day.