Unpleasant, brown skin may appear in different parts of the body (knees, armpits, neck). However, there are natural remedies that can help you eliminate these stains and brighten the skin.
Acanthosis nigricans: what is it?
This phenomenon is characterized by skin pigmentation, gray and blackish plaques form in the folds of the neck, armpits, elbows, knees or between the legs. This disorder does not constitute a danger to the health. However, it is not to be taken lightly because in some cases it may be a precursor to diabetes. It is therefore advisable to consult a specialist to determine the severity of these plates.
When skin cells reproduce too quickly, it can cause skin plaques. Several factors can cause this phenomenon such as:
• Some medical treatments
• Hormone imbalance
In the case of the pubic area, dulling skin can be mainly due to the daily friction with clothing.
If these spots are not dangerous to the health (after consultation), here are some natural tips that will help you eliminate them.
Tips to lighten the pubic area
Aloe vera is a plant very beneficial for the skin, it is rich in nutrients that moisturize and soften the skin, accelerate the healing of burns and wounds. In addition, its antioxidant content helps to neutralize free radicals, prevent skin aging and promote cell regeneration to eliminate dark spots and brighten the skin. For this, apply some aloe gel on the affected area. Let it stand for 20 minutes and rinse with water. Repeat this every day.
Lemon is a very effective lightening agent; its citric acid content will lighten the skin and get rid of brown spots. In addition, it is also rich in vitamin C and antioxidants to nourish the skin and remove dead skin cells.
Apply lemon juice and let it stand 10 to 15 minutes. Then rinse and apply coconut oil to moisturize the skin. This remedy is to be applied 2 times per week maximum. You can also add honey, it will help get rid of dead skin and also lighten the skin.
Warning: the lemon has photosensitizing effect, so exposure to sun after applying this remedy is not advisable. Do not abuse its use (2 times per week maximum) because it can dry the skin.
Cucumber is a food with many health benefits, including for the skin. It is rich in water and prevents its drying. It also contains a large amount of minerals and vitamins that deeply nourish the skin and prevent aging. Cucumber helps promote cell regeneration to remove the brown skin. To do this, prepare a cucumber juice to which you add a little lemon juice, apply the mixture on the affected area for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse. The lemon will lighten the skin while the cucumber will deeply hydrate it. This remedy is to be applied twice a week only.
In a bowl, mix two tablespoons of oatmeal with a tablespoon of milk. Then apply the mixture on the affected area and leave for 15 minutes and rinse. Oats are rich in vitamins and minerals that help moisturize the skin. They also help to brighten the skin, remove dead skin and unclog the pores. Additionally, milk is rich in lactic acid which nourishes, cleans and softens the skin and helps to even out the skin tone. This remedy can be applied every day if you want; it is safe for the skin.