Hyper-pigmentation of the skin around the neck is one of the reasons for dark neck. People generally forget or ignore the neck area during shower that results in dark skin over time. Exposure to the sun for longer duration also leads to skin darkening around the neck. Although it is not a serious issue but, a dark neck may spoil your look and can be a reason for embarrassment. This condition can be treated with proper care. Here we are providing a few home remedies to treat dark neck naturally with easily available ingredients.
Almond: Vitamins present in almonds help to improve skin health. Mix almond powder with homey and milk and apply the paste on the dark skin. Let the pack dry for around 30 minutes and then wash the neck using water.
Aloe Vera: It helps to lighten up dark skin and offers a glowing and a brighter complexion. Scrub aloe Vera pulp on the dark neck and let it dry before washing. It works for every skin type.
Cucumber: Naturally present antioxidants and silica in cucumber helps to fade dark skin. Scrubbing with cucumber helps to cleanse the skin by removing dead cells and bring back its glow. Scrub cucumber pulp or juice on the dark area and leave it for few minutes and then wash the neck using cold water.
Honey: It is a natural moisturizer. Apply honey over the dark area and leave it for around 20 minutes. Wash the neck using water.
Lemon: Citric acid present in lemon acts as a bleaching agent. Apply lemon juice on the affected area and leave it for 15-20 minutes followed by washing using cold water. If your skin is sensitive, dilute it with water.
Olive Oil: It provides moisture to the skin. Apply a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice on the dark neck. Leave it for about 20 minutes followed by washing.
Orange peel: It helps to bleach the skin and thus lightens up the dark areas. Make a paste of orange peel powder and milk. Apply the paste on the dark neck. Let the paste dry for 20 minutes and then wash the neck with cold water.
Potato: It acts as a bleaching agent and helps to lighten the dark skin. Apply potato juice on the affected area. Let it dry for around 15 minutes and then wash the neck using cold water. For better and quicker results, you can also use a mixture of potato and lemon juice
Turmeric: It is antiseptic in nature and helps to treat skin problems. Make a pack using turmeric, milk and chickpea flour and apply it on the affected area. Let the pack dry for 30 minutes and the wash the neck using water.
Walnut: It helps to remove dead cells and thus lightens the dark skin. Prepare mixture of walnut powder and milk. Apply the paste on the dark area. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and then rinse the neck using water.
Yogurt: The acid present in yogurt helps to cleanse, moisturize and lighten up the dark skin. Rub yogurt on the affected area and leave it for 20 minutes before washing. You can also add lemon juice into yogurt for quick results.