6 Ways to naturally get rid of dark elbows and knees

Here are ways to naturally get rid of dark elbows and knees.

Having dark knees and elbow is something that almost everybody has to deal with.

Knees, knuckles, and elbows are the area of the skin that is thick and because they have more folds which makes them drier and tend to be darker because they don’t produce oil.

These areas are very vital and they can disfigure your blemish-free skin and make you feel like the world has come to a stop.

But you don’t have to worry as there are ways you can get rid of this skin problem without having to spend money on skincare products.

Just relax because today you will learn the ways to naturally get rid of dark elbows and knees with things you can find in your home.

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6 natural ways to get rid of dark knuckles, elbow, and knee in Nigeria

1.Potato juice

Do you know that potato is very rich in catecholase enzymes? These enzymes can help to naturally brighten the skin and make dark areas of the skin lighter.

Potato juice can be use to clear dark knee and elbow.

Making use of potato juice is one surprising method to get rid of the dark knee, knuckles, and elbow.

All you have to do is squeeze out some potato juice into a bowl and apply it to the dark areas of your skin and let it be for 20 minutes before rinsing off.

If you don’t want to go through the stress of squeezing your potato, you can apply a fresh cut of potato to the affected area by rubbing it on those areas and do this continuously till you get your desired result.

2.Green tea bag

I am sure you don’t know the usefulness of your used green tea bag; if you do you won’t ever throw them away again.

green tea bag for dark Knee and elbow.

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Green tea contains a property called epigallocatechin gallate(EGCG) that can help to slow down the accumulation of melatonin and help to give you a clearer skin tone.

All you have to do is stick a teabag in hot water, bring it out, let it cool and use it to dab the affected areas, let it dry and repeat twice daily.

Keep doing this until you get a reasonable result.

3.Lemon juice

Lemon itself is known for having bleaching and exfoliating properties that can give the skin an even tone by removing dead skin cells from the skin surface.

how to use lemon juice for dark knee and elbow.

Lemon when squeezed and applied to the elbow, Knee, and knuckles, will drastically remove dead skin cells around those areas and give the overall skin an even tone and totally eradicate dark skin.

4.Lemon and baking soda

This is a very effective method to get rid of dark areas on the skin. all you have to do is to find a small plastic bowl, pure baking soda, and lemon.

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ways to naturally get rid of dark elbows and knees.


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  • Pour 3 spoons full of baking soda into your plastic bowl
  • Pour 3 spoons of water into the bowl containing your baking soda
  • Squeeze your lemon into the mixture
  • Stir properly 
  • Apply to the affected area gently
  • Wash the affected area gently with water after 5 minutes
  • Apply a moisturizer to the area, Vaseline intensive care moisturizer is the best option

Do this repeatedly for 7 days and 2 weeks if the area is very dark and you will see the amazing result.

5.Coconut oil

Do you know that coconut oil is a good exfoliant and moisturizing agent? It has vitamin E which helps to lighten skin tone and prevent hydration.

Gently massage your elbows and knees with your oil before shower and apply it to the affected area before you sleep at night.

using coconut oil to get rid of dark knee and elbow.

To get the best result, you should mix your coconut oil with lemon juice and apply it to the dark areas of the skin, and with time, you will see how clear your elbow, knee, and knuckles will look.

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6.Aloe Vera

Aloe is a very rich plant that can be a lot of benefit to the skin health, it serves as an exfoliant and it can be used to treat dark knees, elbows, and knuckles.

Aloe vera for dark knee and elbow

All you have to do is get a fresh Aloe Vera, split it into two and use the split part to massage the dark areas of your skin.

Do this twice a day for at least a week or two and you will see how those areas will lighten up.

Conclusion on 6 ways to naturally get rid of dark elbows and knees

These are natural remedies for dark elbow, knees, and knuckle and they can be found at your farmyard, kitchen, and market.

As simple as they tend to be and look, they work wonders at exfoliating the skin and getting rid of even the toughest dead skin cell.

You just have to give any of those remedies a try and you will be glad you did.

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