4 Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Dark Elbows And Knees

Dark elbows and knees can be a little annoying and even embarrassing especially when your outfit doesn’t cover them up.

Pretty much everyone desires to have a clear, flawless and glowing skin, but not everyone has it.

I remember trying to scrub off my knees with some sort of really hard sponge sometime ago in a bid to get rid of those annoying dark spots that had embellished my knees with its ugliness.

However, if like me you desire a really flawless skin and get rid of dark elbows, knuckles and knees without having to the “scrub thing,” here are 4 incredible homemade remedies to help you.

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1. Lemon juice and honey

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Lemon juice has natural bleaching and exfoliating properties while honey moisturizes the skin while preventing darkening of the skin.

Also, lemon juice contains a very high amount vitamin C which can help to remove dead cells and promote the regeneration of healthy skin cell as well.

To use this recipe, mix a tablespoon honey with lemon juice, apply to the affected area 2-3 times weekly.

2. Coconut oil

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Coconut oil contains Vitamin E which helps lighten skin tone and also prevent skin hydration.

It also softens the rough skin on the knees and elbow giving it smoothness and glow.

3. Sugar-olive oil mixture

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Homemade sugar scrub is known to be an excellent scrub for exfoliating and lightening the skin tone of knees and elbow because sugar help exfoliates dead skin cells and soften the skin.

While the olive oil hydrates the skin of your elbows, knuckles, and knees, the granules of sugar added to the oil will act as a scrub.

4. Aloe vera gel to clear dark elbows and knees

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Not only does aloe vera gel moisturize the skin and prevent dryness which may lead to darkening of the skin, it also reduces the sun damage caused to the skin due to overexposure to sunlight.

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