POST TIME: 24 June, 2021 07:25:30 PM
5 home remedies to tackle dark neck
Beauty tips
NDTV, New Delhi

5 home remedies to tackle dark neck

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Even skin might seem like a dream to many of us. Dark skin patches can be caused due to pigmentation, tanning and other skin issues as well.

Certain areas like our neck are more prone to getting uneven due to lack of care towards it. Dark neck is a common skin issue faced by most of us.

Dark necks can also be caused by poor hygiene or pollutants as well. We might have tried endless skincare products but sometimes, they also do not give us definitive results.

Why not take a natural approach towards it? Home remedies are an easy and natural way to deal with skincare worries since forever and so it's the best way to tackle dark neck as well. To help you out with it, we have a guide on home remedies to tackle dark neck.

1. Almond scrub

Rich in vitamin E, almonds are generally known for improving the health of the skin. But did you also know that application of almonds in the right way helps in brightening the skin? The skin brightening properties of almonds also help in making the skin tone even. The benefits of almond oil and almond milk are no secret for skin and are very well known. The best way to do it is by a remedy using almonds.


For this remedy, you need to take 5 to 8 almonds, grind them and make a paste out of it. Add one teaspoon of milk powder and 1 teaspoon of honey to it, mix well and apply it on the darkened areas of the neck. Let it settle in for about 30 minutes and then massage it before washing off. This will also help in improving blood circulation.

2. Orange peel

Orange peel is a great ingredient to improve overall skin texture. The peel of orange is rich in vitamin C and hence helps in brightening the skin. Vitamin C is an essential compound for brightening the skin tone. Remedy using orange peel powder or orange peel is a great way to even out your skin tone.


For this remedy, all you need to do is dry some orange peel in the sun and then grind well to make a smooth powder. Mix 2 tablespoons of the orange peel powder with 2 to 3 teaspoons of milk and mix it to form a heavy paste. Apply the paste on the affected area and leave it on for about 30 minutes. Afterwards wash it off. You can repeat this process daily for better results.

3. Baking soda

The use of baking soda for skin is no secret to us. Baking soda acts as a natural exfoliant that helps in removing dark patches and brightens the skin. It is a natural remedy which can be done super easily at home.


For this remedy, you need to make a thick mixture by adding 3 parts of baking soda and one part of water in a bowl. Mix the ingredients well and make a smooth paste out of it. Then very carefully apply the paste on the dark areas of the neck. Let it dry for 10 minutes and then rinse off with water.

4. Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar helps in balancing the pH level of the skin and gives a natural glow, making it smooth and supple. The malic acid in apple cider vinegar makes it a brilliant exfoliator. It not only removes dead skin cells but also brightens the skin.


For this remedy, all you need to do is take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 4 tablespoons of water and mix them well. Use a cotton ball to apply the solution on the affected areas and leave it on for about 15 minutes. Wash it off and use a moisturiser to keep your skin tinted.

5. Potato juice

As much as we love this ingredient for various reasons, let us tell you that it has great brightening properties. It is said to have bleaching properties that help in skin brightening to a certain extent.


For this remedy, take a small potato and grate it. Now squeeze all the juice out of the grated part and separate it. Apply the juice on the affected area and let it dry before rinsing it off. Afterwards, wash it off with lukewarm water. You can repeat this daily for better results.