Remedies To Lighten Dark Bikini Line

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Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 19:19 [IST]
 
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Wearing a bikini can make you look ultra-sexy and super hot! However, dark bikini line can be a major turn off. These dark lines can be due to many reasons. Sweating, rashes, chafing, shaving are few reasons behind having dark bikini lines. There are many ways to hide this dark genital area but you do not need to compromise in clothing when you can try homemade remedies to reduce dark bikini lines around your genitals.

What causes dark bikini lines?

Remedies To Lighten Dark Bikini Line

Chafing: 
Heavy weight women with heavy thighs experience chafing and this can lead to dark genitals and bikini line rashes.

Polyester clothes: This fabric increases sweating and lack of air supply damages the skin in the bikini area.

Deodorants: If you think getting rid of pungent genital odour is possible with a deodorant, you are wrong. These chemical sprays will darken your bikini area.

Shaving and hair removal creams: These methods of removing unwanted body hair leads to dark genital areas.

Homemade remedies to lighten dark bikini line:

Turmeric lemon paste: This is one of the natural skin care pack that is used to lighten dark spots and get a glowing skin. You can easily find these ingredients in your kitchen. First take 1tsp of turmeric powder and add few drops of lemon juice. You can also add 1tsp yogurt. Mix and apply on the bikini area 10 minutes before taking bath. Do this thrice in a week to lighten dark bikini line.

Lemon scrub: Sweating can also deposit dirt thus making your genital areas look dark and unclean. Rub a slice of juicy lemon on the line regularly for 2-3 minutes while taking bath. Lemon removes dead skin cells, lightens dark spots and also whitens it. If you have had recently suffered from bikini line rashes or cuts, avoid scrubbing the skin with lemon till the cut or inflammation heals completely.

Waxing: Bikini area should not be shaved. Even hair removal creams can darken bikini lines. Avoid shaving or using hair removal creams. Go for waxing. It might be painful but helps maintain a clean, white and hairless area!

Wear cotton underwear: Wet genital areas can lead to the formation of a pungent odour and also darken bikini line. Wear underwear that is made with light or thin fabric material like cotton. They dry easily and also prevents rashes.

Massage with olive oil: Before going to bed, massage the bikini line or the genital area with olive oil. This reduces the dark lines on the bikini area and also makes it soft. It also stops the skin rashes from forming due to sweat.

These are few homemade remedies to lighten dark bikini lines. Now you can wear bikinis without spending much money on skin treatments and facials!

Topics: body care, facial
Story first published:  Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 19:08 [IST]
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