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Ladies, If Your Inner Thighs Are Dark, See 5 Easy Ways You Can Lighten Them

Regardless of skin tone, anyone might develop dark skin on the inner thighs. It takes place when the skin on the inner thigh develops an excessive amount of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin color. The term for this is hyperpigmentation. The dark inner thighs' discolouration may even extend to the bikini or groin region.

- Causes:


A person may have a darkening of the skin on the inner thighs for a variety of reasons. These may be a few of the causes:

1. Chafing, which can happen while exercising or walking, can result in thin, itchy, and discolored skin.

2. hormonal imbalance, especially in women who are pregnant, lactating, or menstruating, or in those who have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

3. some drugs, such as hormonal oral contraceptives or some chemotherapeutic drugs

-sun exposure

-dry skin

-friction from tight clothing

-Acanthosis nigricans, a skin pigmentation disorder

-diabetes mellitus

Home remedies:


- Coconut oil and lemon juice

Vitamin C, which is abundant in lemons and may be used to cure hyperpigmentation. You can use coconut oil as a moisturizer to keep your thighs nice and supple.

Making a scrub with coconut oil and lemon juice:

1. Juice from a half-lemon should be mixed with a few teaspoons of coconut oil.

2. Massage the afflicted region for at least 10 minutes after applying the mixture.

3. Clean the area thoroughly.

4. This strategy might not work for you because studies reveal that some vitamin C formulations may be more effective than others.

- Sugar scrub

Sugar can aid in skin exfoliation. If a buildup of dead skin is the reason for the dark skin, exfoliating the region might assist.

1. Juice from a fresh lemon, a teaspoon of sugar, and a spoonful of honey should be combined.

2. Apply the mixture to the inner thighs and scrub gently.

3. To get rid of the scrub, rinse the area.

- Oatmeal yogurt scrub

Eczema and other inflammatory skin disorders can be treated with oatmeal, according to a trustworthy source. It may be gentler than sugar and can also be used as an exfoliator. Lactic acid, which is present in yogurt, may benefit skin health. Although there hasn't been much research, yogurt may have additional advantages for the skin when applied topically or consumed.

How to make homemade oatmeal scrub:

1. Oatmeal and plain yogurt combined in equal parts to make a paste.

2. Apply the paste to the skin's discolored region and scrub it gently.

3. Remove the paste by washing your leg.

- Aloe vera

A product containing aloe vera or aloe vera gel can relieve itchy, chafed skin. Aloe includes aloin, which has potential as a skin lightener (Trusted Source). Apply the product to your skin as a lotion and let it absorb. After using it, you don't have to rinse it off.

- Potato rub

Dark patches on the skin can be treated with potatoes, according to folklore. It is thought that the potato enzyme catecholase can brighten skin. To use this cure:

Cut a potato.

For at least 15 minutes, massage the afflicted area with a slice of potato.

Wash the area gently.

Source: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325551 | https://www.healthline.com/health/dark-inner-thighs#:~:text=Exfoliating%20the%20area%20may%20help,area%20to%20remove%20the%20scrub. | https://doctor.ndtv.com/living-healthy/7-ways-to-get-rid-of-dark-inner-thighs-1778298 | https://www.thehealthsite.com/beauty/10-home-remedies-to-get-rid-of-darkening-on-inner-thighs-p214-120672/ | https://www.skymd.com/conditions/skin-discoloration/dark-inner-thighs

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