With This Simple Solutions You Will Get Rid of Black Knees and Elbow Forever

It can be very frustrating when you can’t wear short skirts and sleeveless tops due to your black knees and elbows. These dark zones on our bodies will make us embarrassed somehow and somewhere. Many of us regularly forget these body areas while exfoliating and cleaning other parts of the body.  Whatever the reason is the good news is that with a little effort and some great natural home remedies, you can get rid of black knees and elbows. The lemon juice is the greatest of these all, the best of all remedies for any dark area on your skin.

Oil Massage Is the Traditional Way For Even Toned Skin

Even in ancient times when there were no cosmetics, people had smooth and fine skin. They used to apply oil; simply it was a pre bath ritual to have full body massage with oil. In nowadays we can say that is a fact that massage has become luxury rather than a routine. Oils can help knees and elbows, as they are the driest parts of our body. If you want to get rid of the dark patches, moisture them regularly.

  • On your darkened knees or elbow apply oil in their pure form. This includes olive oil, almond oil, sesame oil or coconut oil. For best results you should massage these oils daily into your dark areas.
  • After taking a bath rub some mustard oil on your knees and elbows. Gently massage them for about 5-10 minutes. Mustard oil contains linoleic, erucic and oleic acids that are fine lubricate for retaining the melanin pigment there. After the massage use mild soap in order to save your skin and clothes from attracting dirt.
  • Vitamin E oil is a benefit for any skin problem. Take one Vitamin E capsule and remove the oil in it. Then rub it on your knees and elbow. In just few weeks you will get smooth and clear skin.

Minty Treat for Your Blackened Intersections

The antiseptic and anti-inflammatory composites of mint help in synthesizing white blood cells and collagen in our bodies and clearing scar tissues from within. For this remedy you will need a mint concoction.

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  • Handful of mint leave
  • Half a lemon juice
  • Half a cup of water
  • Cotton ball
  • Warm water at the end to wash


Boil the water and then add the mint leaves and let it boil a little longer. Add the lemon juice and put off the fire. Let it cool for some time. Soak the cotton ball in it when its temperature is acceptable for your skin. Now you can apply the mint-lemon concoction on to your knees or elbow in the cotton ball. Leave it on the areas for about 10-15 minutes and then wash off with warm water.

Bleaching Veggies and Fruits

The lemon is indeed the best bleach, but there are many other fruits and vegetables that have bleaching properties. They are easy to use for lightening the skin tone of your dark knees or elbow. It will only take 15-20 minutes of your time. Same process, only the ingredients change. You can use; potato, tomato, cucumber, oranges and grapes.

Yogurt and Vinegar

The yogurt is an excellent bleach because of the presence of lactic acid in it. Try a mixture where you will add vinegar with its acetic acid, and your knees and elbows will surely get lighter.

You will need:

  • Yogurt – 1 tablespoon
  • Vinegar – 1 teaspoon


Take a bowl and mix yogurt and vinegar in it. Apply this mixture on dark knees and elbow and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse it afterwards with water.

Baking Soda Plus Milk

Put one tablespoon of baking soda in a glass bowl and then add some milk to it, sufficient to make a thick paste. Apply it on your knees or elbows. With circular movements rub it on your dark skin places. In a period of one week you will see that the skin has lightened. You can do this once a week.

Olive Oil And Sugar knees

You will need:

  • Olive oil- 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar- 1 tablespoon


Mix the sugar and the oil until get a thick paste. You can even warm up the olive oil for better results. Rub this mixture on your knees or elbow 5-10 minutes. You’ll feel when the sugar granules will get smaller in size as you keep on rubbing. At the ends wash off with a mild soap and water.

Until you get rid of those dark areas you can do this daily. Afterwards make it a weekly routine.

Onion plus Garlic

Both onion and garlic are great in food recipes. With their unique flavor they lend to the dish instantly. They give excellent results when you combine them to scrub your black knees. It will make your skin light and that’s unquestionable.

You will need:

  • Garlic- 1 fat clove
  • Onion- 1
  • Grating equipment (if it has bigger holes it’s better)


Peel the garlic clove and grate it. Grate the onion and mix them both. You’ll get thick paste then rub it gently for about 10-15 minutes on your dark places. Use a mild soap to wash off. If you cannot stand the smell add some rose water mixed with glycerin and lime juice.

Yogurt plus Almond

Not only that you can use almond oil to lighten your skin tone you can even use it for exfoliating your knees and elbow. Because is good for health, almond oil is good for skin too.

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  • Yogurt- 2 tablespoons
  • Almonds- 8-10


Ground the almonds. They will not get smoothly powdered. Add the yogurt to stiff almond powder. Apply it on black knees and elbows and leave it until it dries up – 10-15 minutes. Whit the help of your wet fingers scrub the area in circular motion. Last wash off with water.

It is perfectly safe for your skin to do this once or twice a week.

Coconut Oil plus Walnut

Walnuts exfoliates you skin excellently and coconut oil with all its minerals, fatty acids and other nutrients is a great nourisher.

You will need

  • Coconut oil- 1 tablespoon
  • Walnut- 3-4


Coarsely ground the walnut. Don’t make it flat. Add stiff walnut powder to coconut oil and apply it on knees and elbows. Leave for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with warm water.

Lighten the Skin Tone with Natural Bleaching Agents

Lemon juice is best for bleaching and the honey best natural moisturizer. If your knees and elbows have become very dark, you can bleach them but don’t do it with chemicals. You might get opposite effect-places will be darker than before. Instead use natural bleaches to whiten the skin tone.

KneesYou will need:

  • Lime juice- from 1 lemon
  • Honey- 1 tablespoon


In a glass bowl mix lemon juice and honey and then apply it on dark areas. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash with water.At first you can do this every day. As you see your skin tone getting lighter with time use it twice a week.

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