Toothpaste Trick To Get Rid Of Dark Elbows & Knees

Are you tired of trying many creams and lotions to get rid of your dark elbows and knees?

You don’t have to worry anymore when we have a few simple homemade skin whitening recipes.

In this article, we are going to see the toothpaste trick and a few other methods to get rid of dark elbows and knees.

Trick #1. Toothpaste and Baking soda Mix

To try the toothpaste trick, you will need

  • 1 tbsp of toothpaste
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda and
  • 1/2 lemon
  1. Take a clean bowl and add the given ingredients into it.
  2. Squeeze about half a lime directly into the toothpaste mix kept in the bowl.
  3. Use a spoon and mix the ingredients well using a spoon to make a fine paste.
  4. Take a tadbit of the paste and apply it all over the black regions in your knees and elbows.
  5. Scrub your knee and elbow gently with the paste in circular motions for a few seconds.
  6. Allow the paste to get dry for 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Use running water and rinse off the paste from your elbows and knees.
  8. Pat dry the area with a clean towel.
  9. Apply a small amount of any moisturizer or coconut oil on those regions to prevent dryness issues.
  10. Repeat this remedy once per week regularly until you get rid of the dark elbows and knees.

Baking soda has certain properties which could offer bleaching effects to your skin by removing all the dead skin cells.

This paste helps to get rid of any dark spots, scars in your skin.

Other than toothpaste, there are a few other DIY tricks which could make those dark patches to get vanished very easily from your knees and elbows.

Here are a few other simple DIY methods, that you can try at home to get rid of dark body parts

Trick #2. Aloe vera and Milk Paste

To prepare this paste, you will need

  • 1 tbsp of raw milk and
  • 1 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel
  1. Take a mixing bowl and add the ingredients into it.
  2. Whisk the ingredients well to make a thick paste.
  3. Take a tadbit of the paste and apply it all over your elbows and knees.
  4. Prefer applying it before going to bed and leave it for overnight.
  5. Rinse your elbows and knees after waking up in the morning.
  6. Repeat doing this every night regularly to get some impressive results on your knees and elbows.

Aloe vera helps in improving the natural tone of your skin and offers a soothing effect.

Raw milk has certain skin whitening properties which could make your skin appear bright and even toned.

Trick #3. Oatmeal Scrub

To prepare the oatmeal scrub, you will need

  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp of oatmeal and
  • one pinch of salt
  1. Add the given ingredients into a clean mixing bowl.
  2. Take half a lime and squeeze it completely into the paste kept in the bowl.
  3. Use a spoon and blend the ingredients well to make a fine scrub paste.
  4. Take a tadbit of the scrub and apply it all over your elbows and knees region.
  5. Use your fingertips and gently massage those regions with the scrub paste in circular motions for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Rinse off the paste completely with running water and pat dry it with a clean towel.
  7. Continue using this scrub paste 3 to 4 times per week regularly until you get the desired results.

Oatmeal is capable of removing all the impurities and other dead skin cells completely from your skin region.

This paste will help in obtaining a flawless skin with an even skin tone on all parts of your body.

Trick #4. Yogurt And Apple Cider Vinegar Paste

To prepare this paste, you will need

  • 1 tbsp of plain yogurt and
  • 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  1. Take a small mixing bowl and put both the ingredients into it.
  2. Blend the ingredients well using a spoon to make a fine paste.
  3. Apply this paste all over your knee and elbow regions where you have dark patches.
  4. Allow the paste to be there on your skin for 15 minutes.
  5. Wash those areas with running warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.
  6. Repeat using this paste 3 to 4 times per week to get some effective results on your elbows and knees.

The acetic acid content present in the vinegar will help in removing the discoloration of your skin region.

The lactic acid present in the yogurt will make your skin to appear clean, clear with a bright glowing effect.

Trick #5. Orange Peels Paste

To prepare this paste, you will need

  • 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp of raw milk and
  • 1 tbsp of rose water
  1. Take an orange and peel the outer skin layer completely from it.
  2. Then take the orange peels and place it in direct sunlight until it becomes dry completely.
  3. Put the dried orange peels into a clean blender or a food processor.
  4. Grind the orange peels well to make a fine orange peel powder.
  5. Take a mixing bowl and add 1 tbsp of orange peel powder into it.
  6. Add the raw milk and rose water into the orange peel powder kept in the bowl.
  7. Use a spoon and mix the ingredients well to make a smooth paste.
  8. Take a tadbit of the paste and apply it all over the dark regions in your elbows and knees.
  9. Scrub your skin region gently with the paste using your fingertips for 5 to 10 minutes.
  10. Rinse off with warm water and pat it dry with a clean towel.
  11. Continue applying this paste 2 to 3 times per week regularly until you notice some visible changes in your knees and elbows.

The citric acid content present in the orange peels has skin brightening and whitening properties in it.

Also, it make your skin to get rid of all the dead skin cells and other infectious agents which make your skin appear black.

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