If you are someone who holidays on the beach and love to wear those lovely floral bikinis to flaunt your hour-glass slim figure, you also got to be careful about the bikini line. Few reasons for a dark bikini line are: 1) Thighs rub off with each other, mostly happens in obese people. 2) Wearing tight fitting jeans that ruptures skin and makes it darker. 3) Usage of razors to keep your skin, hair-free. Using old razors. 4) Walking too much and perspiration also causes the skin to turn dark and ending up in dark bikini line. You want to treat it without any interference of the chemicals, then home remedies is something for you.
Most common causes of dark bikini line
- Excess sweating
- Wearing polyester clothing
- Some hair removal creams and shaving
- Scented feminine hygiene products
Home remedies to lighten the dark bikini line
Lemon scrub to reduce bikini line
Lemon has natural skin exfoliating property. Lemon juice is great with its acidic property. This is rich in Vitamin C that helps to remove dead skin cells and improves skin tone. This helps to stimulates regeneration of healthy skin cells.
- Take a lemon and cut it into half. Rub the inner part of bikini line for 2 minutes. Leave it and remain it on the skin for about 10 – 15 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water.
- Another way is to blend freshly squeezed lemon juice of ½ lemon and add 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt, ½ teaspoon of honey. Mix them well and apply it on the affected area. Leave it for about 10 minutes and rinse it off with water.
Tomatoes for dark skin
Tomato has natural bleaching property that acts as a skin lightening agent. Tomato is rich in lycopene which is an antioxidant that helps to protect skin against sun damage. This makes skin less sensitive to UV damage.
- Take the pulp of one tomato and rub it on the dark line. Do this for 20 minutes before taking bath.
Olive oil to lighten skin
Olive oil not only lightens darer skin, but also makes the skin softer. Olive oil moisturizes your skin and gives natural glowing skin in your public areas.
- Apply this oil every night on the bikini line and leave it through the night.
Raw Milk acts as a cleanser
Milk has skin lightening property that can lighten dark skin in public areas. Milk is rich in lactic acid that helps to reduce the skin’s pigmentation that results in a lighter complexion. This helps to keep the skin well moisturized.
- Dip an edge of the towel in raw milk and apply to the bikini line. Milk lightens the dark skin. There is no harm in using this remedy on a daily basis before the shower.
Lemon and cucumber for dark area
Lemon is rich in bleaching property as well as cucumber helps to lighten the skin. Cucumber is rich in water content that gives a soft lighter skin.
- Mince cucumber and add lemon juice to it. Apply it to the dark area of bikini line and leave it for less than 30 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat 3 times in a week.
Yogurt on affected skin
Yogurt has best home remedy to get rid of natural glowing skin. Yogurt gives natural glowing skin that helps to give lighter skin tone.
- Take the yogurt and lemon juice in the ratio of 2:1. Apply this mixture to the affected area of the skin. Wash after 30 minutes with warm water.
Sandalwood and water to treat dark skin
Sandalwood is effective mixture to get skin lightening of your bikini area. This can enhance the skin complexion as well as treats hyper-pigmentation. This gives your skin a natural and even skin tone.
- Take sandalwood powder and make a paste by adding water to it. Spread this paste to the affected area. Wash with water after it gets dried.
Lemon, yogurt and turmeric for inner thighs
Yogurt softens the skin, lemon lightens the dark color and turmeric is an anti-septic. This mixture is the most effective remedy to treat dark skin.
- Mix lemon juice to yogurt and add turmeric, make a fine paste. Apply it to the dark area and wash off with water.
Orange Peel to reduce the dark skin area
Orange peel has skin lightening property. This acts as a natural bleach and helps to lighten dark blotches that helps to remove them over time. This helps to lighten a suntan. Orange peel contain Vitamin C than the orange pulp. This has natural combating free radical that repairs damaged and destroyed functioning skin cells that make your skin shine with a glow.
- Dry orange peel and make a powder. Add yogurt to it and make a fine paste. Apply it to the genital area and leave it for half hour. Rinse off with water.
Papaya to remove bikini line
Papaya helps to get rid of skin darkness. Papaya has an enzyme that offers a natural bleaching property. This helps to get rid of dark skin and accelerated shedding of dead skin cells that causes the bikini area to appear darkened skin. Papaya is rich in Vitamin C that protects skin cells against sun damage.
- Take a raw papaya and rub it on the darker areas of the bikini line. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash with lukewarm water.
Mint to cleanse dark skin
Mint leaves are best treatment. This helps to give light skin and helps to get rid of dark skin. This is a quick home remedy to treat dark skin cells.
- Mix mint crushes with any cream and apply to the genital area. Wash it after 20 minutes.
Almond scrub to remove dark skin
Almonds are rich in fiber and protein content. This helps to exfoliate your skin and when it is mixed with milk gives a lightens skin.
- Soak a few almonds overnight in water. In the morning, peel it off and grind them into a fine paste by adding few drops of milk to form a thick paste. Apply this paste on the affected area. Leave it for one hour and rinse it off with warm water.
Sugar, lemon juice, and honey for dark lines on skin
All these ingredients help to lighten the skin color. Lemon has natural bleaching property and helps to reduce the pigmentation. Sugar can remove dead skin and honey helps to get soft skin.
- Take a tablespoon of honey and mix it with a half lemon juice. Make sure to use a freshly squeezed lemon juice. Mix them well until the honey gets dissolved in lemon juice. Then, add the sugar crystals in the mixture and apply this scrub on the dark areas of the skin. Massage in circular motion and leave it for about 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water.
Tomato, honey, and potato juice to whiten dark skin
Tomato and potato juice acts as a bleaching agent and helps to whiten dark inner thighs. Honey is rich in moisturizing properties and acts as a soothing agent.
- Take half peeled and grated potato to tomato juice. Mix them well and add a few amounts of the honey drops. Mix them well and rub this mixture on the dark thighs or dark bikini lines. Let it dry for 5 -10 minutes and then rinse it off with water. Pat it dry with a clean cloth.
Aloe vera gel and almond oil to reduce dark bikini line
Aloe vera gel helps to reduce dark bikini line with its anti inflammatory property. Use this remedy to reduce dark skin. Almond oil and Vitamins E helps to lightening dark inner thighs.
- Take a few drops of almond oil and 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel. Massage them gently on the dark skin. Wash it off and pat it dry.
What to wear
- Avoid wearing those tight jeggings and pair of skinny jeans.
- The fabric ruptures the skin in that area and you end up with rough skin or a patchy bikini line.
- Always use cotton underwear.
- During your menstrual cycle, ensure that you stay clean, meaning, changing of pads every 2 to 3 hours irregardless of the flow.
A few things to keep in mind to prevent the dark bikini line. Avoid wearing tight clothes, especially those skinny jeans. Wear natural cotton underwear. Cotton absorbs the sweat and it dries easily. Use a mild soap to clean this area. Stay hydrated, take lots of water and fluids. Avoid shaving this area, it should not be cleaned with a hair removal cream as it contains chemicals. Use cold or hot wax for hair removal.