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How To Whiten A Dark Neck?

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A dark neck can be a huge turn off. When you look at celebrities, their neck is white like pearls and clean like a glass. Well, a dark neck can also be due to the sticky dirt. Even after cleaning and scrubbing, the dark patches around the neck do not go. Apart from washing the neck every day, you have to try some tips to whiten your dark neck.

The neck has many folds that is why dirt and dust particles easily get stuck in these folds. Even necklaces can accumulate dirt around the neck. To prevent the dirt from depositing in these folds of the neck, you have to care for it and try to clean it regularly.

Remedies to whiten dark neck:

How To Whiten A Dark Neck?

Lemon juice: The citrus fruit has many skin benefits. It not only removes dead skin cells but also helps cleanse the skin. Massage the neck regularly with lemon juice or a slice of lemon. It will dissolve the dirt and also help whiten the neck.

Moisturise it: To keep your neck clean and soft, always apply a body lotion, cream or a moisturiser after shower. To remove dirt from the folds on the neck, apply a body lotion and massage with a little force. Leave for 2-3 minutes and then rinse with hot water. This will help you to get a clean and white neck free from dirt.

Rice water massage: The water that is left out after boiling rice (also known as kanji) is a very effective remedy for cleaning the neck and whitening it. Massage your neck with rice water 10 minutes before taking a bath. Apply it generously so that the skin is wet. The wetter the skin, the easier it becomes to dissolve the dirt and dark patches.

Yoghurt and bread scrub: It is very important to scrub your neck twice or thrice a week. This is one of the most important remedies to whiten a dark neck and keep it free from dirt. Dip a bread slice in yoghurt and massage your neck with the scrub. You can also add few drops of lemon juice to it. Scrub your neck with this homemade scrub for 5 minutes before taking shower.

Lemon and salt exfoliator: Exfoliating the skin helps remove dead skin and also whiten it. In a bowl, mix salt with lemon juice. Apply on the neck and leave for 2-3 minutes. Rinse with hot water and then clean your neck with firm pressure of the fingertips. It removes the dirt and also help get a whiter neck free from patches.

These are few home remedies to whiten neck and keep it clean.

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Story first published: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 7:05 [IST]
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