3 Home remedies to lighten dark inner thighs

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  • Many women are embarrassed with their dark inner thighs
  • Here are some ingredients that are readily available at home and may help lighten the problem area
  • Apply the mixture daily to see results after 7 days

Have you been conscious of your dark inner thighs? There are many factors that cause this problem experienced by anyone regardless of skin tone.

Hormonal imbalance, certain medications, rubbing of skin, friction from tight clothing and sun exposure are just a few of the factors why melanin production increases in this region. Try these home remedies to lighten those dark inner thighs and wear your favorite shorts and swimwear again.

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1. Turmeric

Turmeric is one natural ingredient present in many beauty recipes. This spice used in curries and sauces has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. It brightens dark circles, gives a natural glow and can control certain skin disorders like psoriasis.

All you need is a teaspoon of turmeric powder and mix it with a teaspoon of milk or curd. Apply it on your thighs and let it dry for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse off with water. Use this daily.

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2. Aloe vera gel

Aloe vera is rich in vitamins A and C, has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties great for treating burns, acne and dry skin.

Extract the gel from an aloe vera leaf. Blend it until you achieve a smooth mixture. Apply the gel on your thighs. Massage and let it sit for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water. You may also make a mixture of 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel and a few drops of rosehip oil and follow the same procedure.

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3. Lemon Juice & Coconut Oil

Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, brightens and exfoliates while coconut oil hydrates dry skin.

Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice with 1 teaspoon of coconut oil. Gently apply it to the area and massage your skin gently. Leave it there for 15 minutes and rinse with cold water.