How To Get Rid of Dark Inner Thighs

Inner thighs is not an unusual thing and anyone can develop them, regardless of their complexion.

One of the main reasons for this is the person having an excess amount of melanin in their system. If you’re not familiar with it, melanin is a pigment that gives your skin its tone.

These are some of the factors that may contribute to the condition:

  • Walking with wet or sweaty clothes on
  • Chemo or hormonal contraceptives – orally taken
  • Increased sun exposure
  • Dry skin
  • Tight clothing that causes friction 

Here are some of the most common remedies for this problem. Don’t worry, we got you covered:

1. Baking Soda

Get Some:
  • 1-2 cups of baking soda
  • Water
The Procedure:

Fill up your tub and add the baking soda inside, let it dissolve and get inside, soaking for 10 to 15 minutes. Pat your skin dry and moisturize.

How Often Is This Done?

Once every alternate day.

2. ACV

Get Some:
  • 2 tbsps of organic apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of water
  • Cotton balls
The Procedure:

2 tbsps ACV and 1 tbsp water – mix them up – and dip a cotton ball inside. Apply the solution to the affected area and let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse.

How Often Is This Done?

Once daily.

3. Aloe Vera

Get Some:

Aloe vera gel (as required)

The Procedure:
  1. Take an aloe vera leaf and scrape out its gel.
  2. Blend the gel using a fork.
  3. Apply the aloe gel to the affected areas.
  4. Leave it on for 20-30 minutes and rinse it off.
  5. Freeze the remaining gel.
How Often Is This Done?

Once daily.

4. Lemon Juice

Get Some:
  • ½ lemon
  • Cotton pads
The Procedure:

Squeeze half a lemon and apply the juice on the affected area with a cotton ball. Dilute the lemon with some water if your skin is too sensitive. Let it site for half an hour and rinse.

How Often Is This Done?

Once daily.

5. Coconut Oil

Get Some:

1 tbsp of virgin coconut oil

The Procedure:
  1. Apply virgin coconut oil gently to the affected area.
  2. Leave it on until it dries, just like a regular cream.
How Often Is This Done?

1-2 times daily.

6. Turmeric

Get Some:
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • A few drops of water
The Procedure:

Make a paste with the water and the turmeric and apply to the affected area. Let it sit for half an hour and rinse off with water.

How Often Is This Done?

Once daily.

7. Cucumber

Get Some:
  • ½ cucumber
  • A blender
The Procedure:

Blend half a cucumber and apply the cucumber paste on the affected area. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off with water.

How Often Is This Done?

Once daily.

8. Sugar Scrub

Get Some:
  • 1 tbsp of granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil
The Procedure:

Mix the coconut oil and the granulated sugar, scrub the skin with it for 2 minutes and rinse off with water once you’re done.

How Often Is This Done?

2-3 times a week.

9. Yogurt

Get Some:

1 tbsp of yogurt

The Procedure:

Put some yoghurt on the affected area and let it sit for 30 minutes. Rinse off.

How Often Is This Done?

One time daily.

10. Oatmeal

Get Some:
  • 1 tbsp of powdered oatmeal
  • Water (as required)
The Procedure:

Make a thick paste out of the ingredients and apply on the affected areas. Let it sit for half an hour and rinse with warm water.

How Often Is This Done?

Once daily or every alternate day.

11. Almond Oil

Get Some:

Almond oil (as required)

The Procedure:

Like with coconut oil, rub it in and wait for the skin to soak it up just like any other cream.

How Often Is This Done?

1-2 times daily.

 

 

 

Sources:

www.standardmedia.co.ke

www.doctor.ndtv.com

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