Butt skin tends to be darker than other parts of the body, ever wondered why? There are combined factors and thankfully, there are herbal remedies as well to cure the condition.
Let's admit it, we don't invest as much time pampering our body as we do for our facial skin. In the parameter, your butt is by far the most ignored part!
Between tight-fitting clothes, pressure when sitting, lack of moisture and overactive melanin production, is it really any wonder your butt is dry, dark and slightly-but-definitely shriveled?
And the objective should not exactly be to "whiten" your skin, per se, but to make it supple, even toned and smooth! And all the Ayurvedic remedies listed in this article will do exactly that!
Before exploring homemade masks to lighten dark butt, there are some ground rules you need to follow.
Exercise ample, especially one targeted on your drearier, as it will get the blood flowing, improving the tone and texture of skin.
Hydrate your skin with ample amount of water. Eat food rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals to improve collagen level in the skin, which in turn will improve elasticity.
Now, have a look at these natural ingredients that you could use to lighten your butt region.
Natural acid in sour grapes can lighten pigmentation, improving the skin tone.
Take a handful of grapes and rinse it well. Grind and extract the juice. Strain the juice and store it in the refrigerator to chill. Using a cotton ball, apply it liberally on the darkened area. Let it sit overnight and wash it off in the morning. Do this every day to see the results in 2 weeks.
Vitamin C and antioxidants present in amla work as a natural skin bleach.
Peel, grate and grind 1 amla. Extract its juice, and mix a teaspoon of almond oil. Using a cotton ball, apply it your buttocks. Let it sit overnight and wash it off in the morning.
Citric acid in lemon juice acts as a natural bleaching agent.
Cut a lemon in half, sprinkle it with a generous amount of sugar granules and a few drops of olive oil. Gently, scrub it over your buttock region in a circular motion. Once the juice dries off. Rinse off with plain water and apply moisturiser.
Sandalwood Powder + Turmeric + Honey
Natural humectant, antioxidants and antiseptic properties in this homemade mask for white butt works to cleanse pores, removes dead cells and lightens pigmentation.
Take a tablespoon of sandalwood powder, add a pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of honey to it. Using milk, mix the ingredients into a smooth paste. Apply it on to your butt area. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Scrub and rinse.
Oatmeal + Lemon Juice + Yogurt
Backed with a high ratio of antioxidants and bleaching agents, these natural ingredients slough off dead skin cells and lighten the buttock area.
Take a tablespoon of ground oatmeal, mix in a few drops of lemon juice. Add a required amount of yogurt, and mix it into a smooth paste. Gently scrub it on your buttock. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then rinse.
Aloe Vera + Sugar
Aloesin and vitamin E present in this herbal remedy for dark butt can tighten and brighten your skin in no time.
Take a tablespoon of aloe vera gel, mix it with a few drops of olive oil and sugar. Use the concoction to scrub your skin. After 15 minutes, rinse it off.
Coffee + Curd
Tannin present in this scrub will exfoliate dead skin cells, remove cellulite and lighten skin tone.
Take a tablespoon of roughly ground coffee powder, and mix it with a tablespoon of yogurt. Use the mixture to scrub your butt. Rub vigorously in a circular motion for 10 minutes. Rinse it clean and then apply a moisturiser.
Orange Juice + Multani Mitti
High on citric acid, vitamin C and bleaching agents, this ayurvedic remedy will not just get rid of dark butt, but also heal acne on butt.
Take a tablespoon of multani mitti, and mix it with the required amount of orange juice to get a smooth paste. Apply it on to the affected area. Let it stay for 30 minutes, then scrub and rinse.
Apple Cider Vinegar + Castor Oil
This mask has a high ratio of skin-loving vitamins and minerals, which work as a bleach to lighten skin.
Take a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and mix it with an equal quantity of castor oil. Massage it on to your buttock. Let it sit overnight. Wash it off in the morning.
Coconut Oil + Almond Oil
This Ayurvedic remedy has a high ratio of caproic acid and vitamin E, which nourish the skin, making it visibly lighter and supple.
Mix a teaspoon of coconut oil, with an equal amount of almond oil. Massage it on to your drearier butt. Let it sit overnight and wash it off in the morning.
Natural humectant and antioxidants work to deeply nourish the skin, making it smoother and supple.
Mix 1 tablespoon of honey, with a pinch of turmeric. Apply it evenly on to your buttock; and after 30 minutes, rinse it clean.
Dry Loofah Rub
Scrubbing your skin with a dry loofah will dissolve lymphatic cells, boost blood flow, which in turn will make your buttocks smoother and lighter in tone.