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DIY Onion & Ginger Scrub For Dark Skin On Arms and Legs

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Skin riddled with dark spots, tan and uneven shade, can ruin the perfect of looks. And it is a condition more common than you think! What if we say a scrub made of ginger can lighten dark arms, reduce blemishes and even out skin tone?

Sounds too good to be true? Ginger and onion can do more than add a tinge of flavour to your food!

Onion is packed with anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that soothes skin infection, reduces acne and lightens scars.

Furthermore, onions are powerhouse of sulfur, which works as an excellent bleach.

ginger scrub for dark arms

Ginger, on the other hand, has 40 antioxidant compound, which improves the skin condition by removing toxins from skin and stimulating blood circulation.

What's more, these antioxidants also protects skin against free radicals, and improves the skin tone by boosting collagen.

Now that you know, exactly what onion and ginger can do to your skin. Lets learn how ginger and onion can be used remove tan naturally.

ginger scrub for dark arms

Other ingredients in this ginger scrub for dark arms include yogurt, essential oils and besan.

Yogurt has lactic acid, which soothe, nourish and hydrates skin. Besan sloughs off the dead skin cells, unclog pores to reveal clear skin underneath. And essential oils are packed with vital vitamins and minerals, which soothes and hydrates the skin.

Here is the DIY ginger and onion scrub recipe that works like a charm!

ginger scrub for dark arms

1 tablespoon onion juice
1 tablespoon ginger juice
10 drops of essential oil of your juice
1 tablespoon yogurt

ginger scrub for dark arms

How It Works

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, until you get a smooth paste.
  • Lather it on the arms
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes
  • Once you feel your skin stretch
  • Scrub your skin in circular motion
  • Rinse and pat dry
  • Follow this natural remedy to lighten arms with onion and ginger twice a week to see visible difference.

Avoid this DIY ginger and onion scrub for dark arms, if you have cuts and bumps in your skin, as it can further aggravate the condition.
If you have any more natural remedy for dark skin, share it on the comment section below.

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Story first published: Monday, September 12, 2016, 18:00 [IST]
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