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Beauty, Skin care Home remedies to whiten dark ankles

Home remedies to whiten dark ankles

By Glowpink Staff   

1. Almond Paste

If you spot dark ankles and knees in your legs, then you can use almond paste mixture to lighten the dark ankles.
• Take 10 to 15 almonds and grind it to a smooth paste in a blender by adding water.
• Now to this paste add a tablespoon of honey and mix it well.
• Apply this mixture generously over your dark ankles and leave it there either overnight or for an hour.
• Wash it off with cold water.
• Repeat this procedure every day for 10 days to see visible results.
• You can also use milk instead of honey to the almond paste.


2. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is a natural extract that has antiseptic properties and has other helpful benefits for the body. It is also an effective home remedy for dark ankles and elbows.
• Cut two to three lemon pieces into halves and extract fresh lemon juice from it.
• Apply this juice evenly on the dark ankles and leave it there for 30 minutes.
• Rinse this off after 30 minutes and repeat this procedure two times a day.
• You will see your ankles lighten in 7 to 8 days.

3. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is a very good home remedy that you can use to treat dark ankles.
• Apply fresh aloe vera juice or gel on the dark ankles of your leg.
• Leave it there for about 30 minutes.
• You can either wash it off or take a shower after 30 minutes.
• Repeat this process daily to see your skin lightening around the ankle area.

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4. Glycerin And Rose Water

Glycerin has certain bleaching properties that will help in effectively lightening dark ankles.
• Add equal proportions of glycerin and rose water in a bowl and then mix well.
• You can also add a little bit of honey to this mixture.
• Apply this mixture generously on the affected area and leave it there for 45 minutes.
• Rinse it off with lukewarm water and then pat dry.
• Repeat at least five to six times a week to see effective changes in ten days.

5. Use Potato to lighten dark ankles

Ingredients required:

  • Medium sized potato: 1
  • Sharp knife: 1
  • Foot cream: 1 tube
  • Strainer: 1
  • Cotton petals: 3-4
  • Socks: 1 pair

Procedure:

  1. Thinly slice a medium sized potato.
  2. Put it in a blender and blend it into a thick paste.
  3. Strain out the potato juice with the help of a strainer from this paste.
  4. Dip a cotton petal in potato juice.
  5. Place it on your ankles until it dries out.
  6. Repeat this process once more.
  7. Rinse off with plain water.
  8. Apply a foot cream.
  9. Wear a pair of socks.

Frequency:

  • Try this ankle whitening treatment once in a week to get the best results.

6. Listerine-baking soda foot soak to whiten dark ankles overnight

Ingredients required:

  • Listerine mouthwash: half a cup
  • Warm water: half a tub
  • Baking soda: 2 tablespoons
  • Pumice stone: 1
  • Shower gel: a few drops
  • Pure glycerine: 3 drops
  • Lemon: 2 slices

Procedure:

  1. Cleanse your feet with running tap water at first.
  2. Then add shower gel, Listerine mouthwash, and glycerine in half a tub of warm water.
  3. Mix it well.
  4. Dip your feet in this solution and exfoliate with a pumice stone for a while.
  5. After that take a tablespoon of baking soda on each slice of lemon.
  6. Rub it on your ankles applying light pressure, to ooze out the lemon juice.
  7. Keep doing it for about 3-4 minutes at a stretch.
  8. Rinse off with running tap water.
  9. Wipe your feet with a towel.
  10. Apply a foot cream, massage your ankles as well.
  11. Wear a pair of socks.
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Frequency:

  • Try this foot soak treatment once in a week preferably at night to get rid of dark ankles.

7. Sandalwood and Rosewater

Ingredients Required:

  • Sandalwood powder: 1 tbsp
  • Rosewater: 1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, take both the ingredients in a mixing bowl and combine them together well by stirring thoroughly. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  2. After that, apply the resultant paste onto your ankles using gentle circular massaging motions. Keep massaging for about 15 minutes.
  3. Lastly, rinse the mixture off using cold water once it has dried and you are done!

Frequency:

  • Use this remedy every day and you will see great results in turning your ankles lighter. Sandalwood is calming and great for the skin whereas rosewater helps hydrate and cleanse the skin properly. Together these brilliant ingredients will improve your skin on all fronts and make your ankles lighter.

8. Rice flour and Milk

Ingredients Required:

  • Raw milk: 3 tbsp
  • Rice flour: 1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, take both the ingredients in a mixing bowl and combine them together well by stirring thoroughly. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  2. After that, apply the resultant paste onto your ankles using gentle circular massaging motions. Keep massaging for about 10 minutes.
  3. Lastly, rinse the mixture off using cold water after that and you are done!

Frequency:

  • You should utilize this great remedy every day and you will see your ankles turning lighter very soon. This remedy exfoliates and consequently reinvigorates the skin and promotes the turnover to new skin cells. Milk is also known to treat the skin very well and lighten and brighten it.
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9. Orange Peel

Ingredients Required:

  • Orange peels: as needed
  • Milk: 2-3 tbsp
  • Rosewater: 1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, take a few orange peels and set them out in the sun for a few days so that they can dry out.
  2. After that, ground them up to obtain a coarse and grainy powder of the orange peel.
  3. Then, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl in the required quantities and combine them together well by stirring thoroughly. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  4. After that, apply the resultant paste onto your ankles using gentle circular massaging motions. Keep massaging for a few minutes and then leave the paste on the skin for about 20 minutes.
  5. Lastly, rinse the mixture off using cold water after that and you are done!

Frequency:

Use this remedy every day and soon you will be able to see the difference this remedy is making on lightening your ankles. Orange peels are packed with skin helping vitamin, even more than the pulp of the orange.

 

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