Onions and garlic not only make our food tasty but also gives effective relief from the darker elbow and knees. When either of these ingredients is applied and scrubbed on the problem affected area in the form of a scrub or paste, then the various minerals and volatile oils will light up the skin. Guess what, it is suitable for most skin types and even if you have sensitive skin, it won’t break you out. Read this article till the end to know more about how you can create your own customized masks at home to get rid of dark and rough skin almost instantly.
DIY Garlic-onion mask to get rid of dark elbows and knees
- Garlic – 1 fat clove
- Onion – 1
- Grating equipment
- Mild soap
- Lemon juice
- Take the garlic clove and peel it off.
- Grate it or crush it in such a way that small chunks and don’t convert into paste form.
- Then take the onion and grate it.
- Now mix both of these and apply this on the knee or elbow areas but concentrate on the place wherever you have darkness on these areas.
- Gently rub it for about 10 – 15 minutes and wash it with water.
- Alternatively, you can use a mild soap to wash those applied areas if you can’t withstand this garlic – onion mixture.
- Then mix 1 part each of glycerin and lime juice and 2 parts of rose water.
- Apply this mixture after scrubbing with this onion – garlic scrub to get rid of the smell from the body.
- Regular follow up of this process will definitely help to get rid of the problem.
- Use this pack at least twice a week to notice a visible improvement.
DIY Onion-nutmeg mask recipe to clear dark spots from elbows and knees
- Gram flour: 1 tablespoon
- Nutmeg: 1 teaspoon
- Full fat milk: 1 teaspoon
- Fresh onion juice: 2 tablespoons
- Take all the ingredients in the specified quantities in a mixing bowl.
- Mix it well, break the lumps if any.
- Your mask is ready.
- Spread this paste smoothly on the affected area.
- Keep it on for a while and then gently scrub it off from your skin.
- Rinse with running tap water if required.
- Pat dry your face with a towel.
- Then apply your regular body butter and massage it in your skin.
- Use it twice a week and you are good to go.
DIY Tomato garlic skin purifying pack
- Medium-sized tomato: 1
- Mashed garlic clove: 1
- Chop the tomato and make tomato puree.
- Add the mashed garlic clove in it.
- Mix it well and your purifying mask is ready.
- Clean your skin and apply it evenly.
- Keep it on for 20 minutes.
- Then, wash it off with plain water.
- Follow up with nourishing body oil.
- To get satisfactory results, you must use this pack at least twice a week.