Ages ago, many ancient civilizations around the world considered a long, fair neck of a woman to be one of the greatest signs of beauty! Even kings chose their brides based on how beautiful their necks looked.
Today, times have changed and the concept of beauty is also different. However, some things remain the same.
Even now, many people, especially the women, yearn to have necks that are fair and radiant, devoid of any blemishes.
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Many a times, a lot of us start developing pigmentation or dark patches on our necks that may look quite unattractive, especially when you are wearing clothes that reveal your necks to the fullest.
Or when you want to flaunt a lovely necklace, you may feel quite self-conscious and uncomfortable about the dark pigmentation on your neck.
Darkening of the neck can be caused by several reasons such as pigmentation, hormonal imbalance, suntan, poor hygiene, roughness, eczema, allergies, etc.
Professionals prescribe ointments, skin creams and even medication to help reduce the darkness around the neck, but it is always best to go the natural way.
Why don't you try this effective oats, curd and lime pack that can lighten your neck region naturally, right at home!
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Recipe For Preparing The Pack
- 2 tablespoons of oats
- 2 tablespoons of curd (yoghurt)
- A few drops of lime juice
Oatmeal is known to be an excellent natural skin-exfoliating agent, which works at removing the dead cell layer present on the neck, thereby removing dry and dark patches.
Also, oats can rejuvenate your skin and make way for newer skin cell production, thus keeping the skin on your neck healthy and fair.
Curd is known to moisturise your skin exceptionally and keep it soft and hydrated with regular use. Curd also comes with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial nature that keep the infection-causing agents at bay, as infections can also sometimes lead to skin darkening.
Lime is a natural bleaching agent that whitens your skin and makes your neck appear lighter. In addition, lime is also a great skin cleanser that removes dirt, oil and impurities from your neck.
Method Of Preparation:
- Add the suggested quantities of ingredients in a mixing bowl.
- Stir well to form a thick paste.
- Apply this paste on to the skin around your neck.
- Massage it gently for a few minutes.
- Leave it on for about 20 minutes.
- Rinse your neck with lukewarm water.