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5 Effective Remedies To Get Rid Of Dark Neck

Do you suffer from the dark neck?

We use moisturizers, sunscreen lotions to pamper our face, hands, and legs. We often neglect the neck area and forgot to apply those beauty products on our neck.

What Causes Dark Neck?

The darkness around the neck is a common problem among men and women. The most important cause of neck discoloration is lack of care. It may also be caused due to

1.Overexposure to the sun

2. Cosmetics

3. Pollution

4. Diabetes

5. Genetics

6. Obesity

7. Weight loss

8. Contraceptives

9. Polycystic ovary syndrome

10. Stress

The dark neck is associated with dark patches, black lines making your skin look dark and dirty.

The same kind of problem is also seen around joints, elbows, armpits, and knees. These darkened areas can spoil your look and make you embarrassed.

To reduce and prevent dark discoloration permanently there are effective home remedies that you can give a try.

Before that, it is very important to use a sunscreen lotion every day after cleansing and moisturizing.

Home Remedies For Dark Neck

Baking Soda To Treat Dark Skin

baking soda

Use only baking soda not baking powder. Baking soda is very effective for treating dark skin and pigmentation.

Take 2 tablespoons of baking soda in a bowl. Mix it with sufficient water to make a smooth paste.

Before application wash the area and pat dry. Then massage the paste on the affected area for 1 minute, then leave it for 3 minutes.

Wash with warm water and finally rinse with cold water. Then apply moisturizer.

Do not skip applying moisturizer over the area or else your skin will become dry and wrinkled.

Initially do this every alternate day. Later use only twice in a week.

Avoid this pack if you have sensitive skin.

Orange Peel And Milk Scrub For Darkness Re

orange peel

Orange peel helps in reduction of blemishes and dark spots whereas milk is a natural cleanser.

Combination of both ingredients will serve the purpose. Citrus fruits are photosensitive so try this mask only during night time.

Wash orange peel thoroughly and soak it in half a cup of raw milk. Blend it into a smooth paste using a blender.

Apply this pack on a freshly cleaned area where you need to get a brighter skin. Wait until it dries off completely.

Then scrub it using your fingers. Wash with cold water and apply a good moisturizer or almond oil.

Do this for 10 days without any failure to get rid of dark skin completely.

READ Milk Face Packs For Glowing Skin

Traditional Mask For Dark Neck


This mask lightens and brightens the complexion and can be used for any skin type. This pack will remove impurities and gives fresh skin.

Take 2 tablespoons of besan or gram flour, ¼ tablespoon of turmeric, ½ tablespoon of lemon juice and enough yogurt to make a smooth paste.

Apply this pack on your neck and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and finally with cool water.

Use this mask every alternate day until you find the desired result.

Papaya And Honey Pack For Dark Neck


Papaya is full of antioxidants and skin vitamins effective in skin lightening and skin renewal. It also protects from UV damage.

Make a ripe papaya puree in a bowl. Add 1 tsp of honey to it. Apply this mix to clean the area and leave it for 30 minutes.

Later wash off with normal water. Use this mask 3 times a week. It will do wonders for your skin. You can also apply this pack on your face to get healthy, young looking ad flawless skin.

Almond Milk Dark Neck Cream 


Soak 5-6 almonds in milk overnight. In the morning remove its peel and make a smooth paste. Add some more milk if necessary.

To the paste add a pinch of turmeric. Gently massage this paste on the affected area for 5 minutes and leave for 15 minutes to absorb the nutrients. Rinse off with cold water.

Repeat it for every day for 10 days.

Almonds work well on wrinkled skin. This pack nourishes and makes skin smooth. If you have dry skin then this pack will do wonders on your skin.



Rajeswari panchakarla

Hi, I am Rajeswari Panchakarla, an Indian health & beauty blogger and a YouTuber. I came from a science background & I have completed my post-graduation in Chemistry. I write & make videos on skincare, haircare, beauty reviews, productivity, health & wellness. By the way, I work as a quality control head in a company that produces personal care products.

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