A skin toner that is sure to make the books, this DIY cream for skin discoloration will get rid of dark armpits, bikini area discoloration and more. Darkening skin is usually a result of acanthosis nigricans. This is when some of our sensitive skin thickens and darkens. It usually happens where our skin folds, such as around the pelvic area, our armpits and back of the neck. This is actually more common than some may think; ‘it affects from 18 to 74% of people’ states a 2014 study on the condition. Even though it is common and harmless, it may still bother us, and this is where this DIY cream for skin discoloration comes in because it actually works!
DIY Cream for Skin Discoloration – For Armpits, Bikini Line, and More
There are many different ‘natural bleaches’ to choose from. Today we will be working with two of the best:
- Turmeric. Turmeric has a chemical called curcumin. It is a natural antioxidant that helps lighten the skin and tone the affected areas. Its also exfoliates the dead skin cells.
- Lemon Juice. This acidic juice has strong antioxidant and antibacterial properties that make it a top-notch ‘natural bleach.’
Mixing the to together to form a super paste that will rid your body of all unwanted darkness. Safe for those with sensitive skin and for our most delicate areas.
Step 1. Mix about 1/2 cup of lime juice with 1-2 tsp of turmeric until you get a yellow paste
Step 2. Apply on circular motions to your desired area.
Step 3. Leave on for 10-15 minutes
Step 4. Wash out with soap and water.
Your skin will most likely be a little yellow for a few hours but after some washes you will notice your skin toned and lighter than ever. You can use this mix two or three times a week for best results.
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