How can I reduce the darkness in between my thighs

There are many people around the world, who have dark inner thighs, regardless of their age and gender. Usually the skin darkens because of the presence of excess melanin in a particular area; exposure to the sun usually causes the melanin in the area to increase, leading to darkened, or rather 'tanned' skin. However, most people do not expose their thighs to the sun often and therefore the skin could turn dark between thighs, because of friction and chaffing in the area. People who wear tight clothes on a regular basis have a higher risk of getting dark skin between thighs, because such tight fitting clothing usually rubs against the skin. This problem is a lot worse, when a person is overweight. In some women, hormonal changes could lead to the darkening of the skin in several parts of the body, including the thighs. Unfortunately, there is no specific dark inner thighs treatment that can be followed by people who want to rectify the problem. However, there are several techniques on how to get rid of dark inner thighs that could be used by people, at home.

How to get rid of dark inner thighs naturally?

Fortunately, there are many home remedies for dark inner thighs that can help lighten the skin in the thigh gradually. However, before using any dark inner thighs remedy it is strongly recommended that a person should start wearing clothes that are lose and comfortable, since this also prevents chaffing. Given below are some of the other dark inner thighs home remedies that can be used for restoring the original skin tone:

  • Prepare a solution by taking some bath oil and adding fresh lemon juice to it. Lemon contains bleaching properties, which is why it is excellent for turning the skin in the thigh area lighter in color. However, it is also important to remember that lemon juice is acidic in nature and therefore should be applied in limited amounts. In this remedy, the bath oil is used mainly so that it can reverse the drying effect of the lemon juice. The solution then needs to be rubbed on to the inner thighs, in a gentle massaging motion, before it is left on for at least half an hour. A shower with lukewarm water is then recommended to cleanse the skin.
  • A paste made from plain yogurt, lemon juice, gram powder and turmeric powder is also very effective. This paste should just be applied directly on the dark inner things, and left on. However, as soon as it dries up, it is important to wash it off. Leaving this paste on for an additional amount of time could have an adverse effect on the skin, as the turmeric may stain the skin, or cause it to turn yellowish.
  • Potatoes are known to contain natural bleaching properties, yet they are quite mild on the skin. A raw potato should either be cut into slices or grated, before being applied to the darkened area. After leaving the potato on for at least half an hour, the skin should be rinsed with cold water.
  • A mixture using one teaspoon each of milk powder, honey and lemon as well as half a teaspoon of almond oil should be prepared and then applied to the inner thighs, since it can get rid of the tan. The mixture should be rinsed after half an hour.

While the home remedies for dark inner thighs mentioned above are fairly safe if used correctly, it is best to check with a doctor, before giving any of them a shot. This is more important for those people who are suffering from any preexisting medical condition.

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