Patches of dark skin around our neck may make us feel like covering up our neck even in the warmer season. One of the main reasons of dark neck is that we always ignore our neck while washing our face. When we look the celebrities, their neck is like white pearls. Sticky dirt is also the one of the main reasons of dark neck; even we do a lot of cleaning and scrubbing. These dark skin patches are also caused by hormonal imbalances, eczema or sun exposure. Our neck has many folds that’s why dirt and dust easily stick to it. To prevent from the dirt from going into these folds you have to do necessary clear and clean it regularly. There are few things you can try at home.
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Use grated cucumber or cucumber juice on the dark neck. Firstly apply some grated cucumber on all over the neck, then gently scrub your neck for a few minutes, after that splash your neck with rose water. Cucumber helps to soothe and glows the skin, it removes dead skin cells and gives a refreshing feeling to the skin.
Use lemon juice to lighten dark neck because in lemon citric acid is present which is a natural bleaching agent. But be careful don’t expose your neck skin directly to the sunlight after applying lemon juice. Apply directly lemon juice or rib lemon slice on your dark neck with the help of cotton ball or fingers. If you have very sensitive skin use diluted lemon juice on your dark neck.
Use honey, tomato and lemon juice to treat dark. For that simply make a paste of almond, and then add milk powder, honey, lemon juice and olive oil. Make a thick paste and apply this on your dark neck for thirty minutes or make a paste of honey and tomato, scrub this mixture for a few minutes to remove dead skin cells. Honey, lemon and milk help to lighten and nourish the dark skin.
Apply pure aloe Vera gel for dark neck directly. After twenty minutes wash your neck. Aloe Vera is a natural skin lightener, it not only lightens the dark neck but also reduce the dark spots. You can also use grated potato or potato juice on your neck for fifteen minutes. Potato is a natural bleaching agent to whiten dark neck.
Apply a paste of walnut and yoghurt on your dark neck, then lightly scrub your neck after ten minutes, wash your neck with cold water. Walnuts contain vitamins and zinc which smoothes nourishes the skin of the neck. It also helps to keep the skin hydrated because dry skin faces more problems than hydrated skin.
Dark skin of the neck has been never a pleasant thing to see. Hope these tips will help you to treat your problem effectively.