Homemade Beauty Tips For Dark Neck


Is your neck darker than your face? Do you feel you’re missing something out in your skincare routine? We generally tend to keep care of our faces, pampering them every now then with facials, scrubs, face-packs and whatnot, daily. But, somehow we tend to ignore the neck that subsequently goes through the same amount exposure as the face. The dirt, pollution and sun exposure affects the neck too and damages the skin around it. A radiant glowing face and a dark, tanned neck- not our choice!

It’s important to cleanse, exfoliate and is it imperative to moisturize your neck along with your face to prevent the build-up of dirt and weariness over the period. Just adding some very simple yet very effective natural homemade beauty tips to your skincare routine can be the solution to the dark neck.

Natural remedies work wonders for dull and pigmented skin. Natural skin lightening agents like lemon, potato, and aloe can be used in a variety of ways to bring the natural radiancy and glow of pigmented skin. We have listed some of our favourite home remedies that are effective for everyone men, women and your little munchkins.

What Causes Dark Neck?

Several factors contribute to the hyperpigmentation of the skin around your neck. Before adding any beauty tip to your skincare routines its important to analyze the cause for your problem.

The most common reason for a dark neck is poor hygiene, but several other factors such as Eczema or fungal infections can also cause skin darkening or hyperpigmentation. A hormonal condition known as Acanthosis Nigricans causes darkening of the skin around the neck and other body parts. For conditions like these, a diagnosis from the doctor is required. If differentials rule out that the pigmentation is not fungal or hormonal and it is due to sun exposure and lack of hygiene you can use these homemade remedies to lighten and brighten a dark-pigmented neck.

10 Best Homemade Remedies To Get Rid Of Dark Neck

Regret the improper maintenance of your neck? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered with the 10 best simple and most effective natural beauty remedies that will work like a magic spell on your hyperpigmented neck. Let’s get started!

Natural beauty tips to whiten dark neck

1. Instant Skin Whitening With Baking Soda

Ingredients
  • 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda
  • Water
Method

Mix baking soda and water to make a smooth paste, apply it on your neck with a flat face brush. Let it dry, scrub it with your fingers gently and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. It will give you an instant whitening effect.

How Will It Work

This baking soda mask will remove the dead skin and tan from your neck instantly as baking soda is an exfoliant. It also improves blood circulation making the skin glowy and brighter.

2. Olive Oil And Lemon Juice For Dark Neck

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
Method

Mix lemon juice and olive oil and apply it on your neck at night. This homemade serum will give you results within one month if you use it regularly for one month.

How Will It Work

Olive oil is rich in vitamins like A, E, and D, it nourishes and heals the skin. Lemon has skin bleaching properties it removes the dead skin layer and tan from the skin around the neck.

 

3. Oats Scrub To Lighten A Dark Neck

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoon oats
  • 1 tablespoon tomato juice
  • Rosewater as required
Method

Grind to get a coarse powder, make sure not to grind the oats to a fine powder as it will lose its exfoliating properties if you do so. Mix the oats powder, tomato juice and rose water to make a smooth but thick paste and apply it on your neck. Leave it for 20 minutes so that it can dry out and then scrub your neck gently with your fingers to remove the dead skin. Repeat this homemade beauty remedy twice a thrice a week to get results faster.

How will it work

Oats have natural cleansing and moisturizing properties. This remedy will remove the dead skin and treat dryness, which can be one of the reasons for a pigmented neck.

4. Chickpea flour and Turmeric

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup chickpea flour
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • Rosewater as required
Method

Mix all the ingredients, make a smooth paste and apply it on your neck. Leave it for 20 minutes and gently scrub your neck with your fingers to remove the dead skin and tan. This remedy has been for centuries for removing tan and glowing skin.

How will it work

This skincare pack is often used on special occasions to instantly lighten and brighten the complexion. If you use this regularly it will reduce the pigmentation on your neck and keep the skin glowing. The chickpea flour in this beauty remedy exfoliates the skin, absorbs impurities, and tightens pores.

5. Aloe Vera Gel, A Natural Tan Remover

Ingredients
  • 1 Fresh aloe vera leaf
  • 1 tablespoon fine sugar
Method

Cut aloe vera gel in half, extract the gel. Mix it with sugar to make a scrub, rub it on your neck with your fingertips for 10 mins, rinse it with lukewarm water.

How will it work

Aloe vera is rich in vitamins A and C, it also has cooling and anti-inflammatory properties hence it works great for tanned and damaged skin. Use this remedy daily for one month to see the best results.

6. Get Rid Of Dark Neck With Apple Cider Vinegar

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Cotton ball
Method

Mix apple cider vinegar with water and soak a cotton ball in it, massage your neck with the cotton ball for 10 minutes and rinse it with warm water. Moisturize your skin after using this remedy as the apple cider vinegar is slightly drying. Repeat this at alternate days to get best results.

How will it work?

Apple cider vinegar contains malic acid that exfoliates the skin, removing dead skin and it also balances the pH of the skin making it radiant and glowing.  It also removes the dead skin cells that have accumulated on the skin and make it look dark and dull. This exfoliating action is because of the malic acid found in ACV

7. Organic Almond Oil As Skin Polisher

Ingredients
  • A few drops of almond oil
  • 1-2 drops tea tree oil
  • Cotton Ball
Method

Thoroughly wash your neck with a gentle soap-based product, pat dry with a towel or tissue. Mix almond oil and tea tree oil and massage it on your neck gently with your fingers for 10-15 minutes. You can add this to your daily routine to get good results.

How Will It Work?

Almond oil has anti-inflammatory properties it helps the skin look brighter and fresher. It is rich in vitamin E which moisturizes the skin for that radiant glow. Tea tree oil improves blood circulation and heals any scars or rashes.

8. Vitamin E Oil For Dark Neck

Ingredients
  • 4-5 vitamin E capsules
Method

Prick the vitamin E capsule with a needle to extract the oil on to your palm, massage it gently on your neck at night before going to sleep. Use it every day to see a visible difference.

How will it work?

Vitamin E oil is a natural humectant, it moisturizes, deep cleanses and increases skin elasticity. It works as a skin lightening and brightening agent.

9. Yoghurt And Lemon For Dark Neck

Ingredients
  • ¼ cup yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon
Method

Mix yoghurt and lemon, make a smooth paste and apply it all over your neck. Leave it for 10-15 mins and then rinse it with cold water.

How will it work

Yoghurt and lemon both have skin brightening properties. When the two ingredients are combined the lactic acid in yoghurt and vitamin C in the lemon can lighten the skin tone. This remedy not only helps in lightening a dark neck but it also moisturizes the skin and leaves it soft, supple and radiant.

10. Potato Juice For Dark Neck

Ingredients
  • 1 small potato
Method

Grate the potato and put it in a cotton cloth, squeeze well to extract the juice and apply it on your neck. Leave it for 10-20 minutes and rinse it with cold water. You can use this tip for on alternate days to get best results.

How will it work

Potato has natural bleaching and cleansing properties it will lighten and brighten the area around your neck. It will heal any dark patches or spots that are present on your neck. This remedy shows results very fast you’ll see a difference in just 2-3 uses.

Say Bye To Dark Neck!

Using these remedies frequently will give the desired results of smooth, clean and a glowing neck, but remember not to forget your neck the next time you pamper your face. It goes through the same amount of wear and tears as your face. Avoid wearing jewellery pieces on your neck for too long, as they leave dark marks too. Cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize your neck always.

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