Dark skin spots or patches are a common issue which affects many people and even though it’s not a medical problem per say it still very unattractive and everyone who has it tries their best to fix this condition. They usually appear on the neck, under the arms and on the inner thighs and can be a result of a combination of factors. Ineffective cleaning of the neck area, excessive sun exposure or a genetics issue are the most common causes of this condition. Other known causes include diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, and sudden weight gain or weight loss.
Dark skin patches can be removed via cosmetic treatments but these treatments usually involve the use of chemicals and can be rather costly. For those who don’t like to expose their skin to unnecessary chemical treatments or just can’t afford it, we’ve got the perfect natural remedy which guarantees amazing results.
Sodium Bicarbonate, Olive Oil and Salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
Mix the ingredients into a paste and apply the paste on the dark patches. Leave it on for 20 minutes and wash off with cold water.
You could also try mixing white clay, milk, and lemon, and then apply the mixture on the affected area. This should be left for 15 minutes before rinsing with cold water. Both remedies are extremely effective.
Repeat the treatment for at least three times a week until you’re satisfied with the results. While you’re performing this treatment avoid excessive sun exposure without a sunscreen, eat food rich in vitamin E and drink ample amounts of water.
For the treatment it’s best if you use skimmed milk, sea salt, and extra virgin olive oil. You can also add coconut oil if you like.