When it comes to our intimate part, it’s actually private and personal and can be quite embarrassing for some people to talk about it, but let’s be honest. All of us have one down there, so we might share our knowledge and help each other out.
Let’s talk about the common problem of dark skin in the intimate part. Some people, particularly women, want to get rid of the uneven skin tone between their legs. So, can it be done naturally and safely?
Of course, it can!
First of all, let’s look at the science behind this skin condition. It has a medical name, i.e., acanthosis nigricans, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
Unluckily, besides the groin area, the darker skin can develop on the neck and armpits, as well. Moreover, the discoloration can result in thicker skin with a smooth, velvety touch.
However, a dermatologist can determine if the condition is serious through a simple physical exam and medical history. Actually, in the majority of cases, it affects healthy people that are most commonly of African descent.
Namely, you can be born with AN, or develop it due to obesity, diabetes, or a glandular disorder.
According to experts, even certain medicines, such as oral contraceptives, can also trigger AN. It is not embarrassing, AN affects a lot of people, but most of them are afraid to mention it.
Here are a few recommendations that use natural skin care therapies to lighten the dark intimate skin part. Keep in mind the best way to try these natural remedies is by setting aside time to lie down, so the applied formulas to stay put on the groin or intimate part.
Citric juice isn’t just for summer blonde highlights, as it provides lots of health benefits with its strong Vitamin C content. So, take some lemon juice and massage it onto the discolored area. You should leave it on for about 10 minutes and then wash off by using warm water. Just within 1 or 2 months, you should notice a more even intimate skin tone.
Note: Don’t shave near the intimate part right before applying lemon juice, as it stings.
- Aloe Vera gel
Buy 100% pure aloe Vera gel from any drugstore. Then, massage the aloe on to the intimate part and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Also, wash it off with warm water.
It is good to know that aloe Vera has been used for years to fade discoloration.
- Sandalwood and rose water
You can find these at healthy food or Indian grocery stores. It is recommended to combine a spoonful of sandalwood powder with 10 drops of rose water. After a bath, just apply it over the intimate part and leave it on for about 20 minutes. At least, rinse it off.
Additionally, the sandalwood powder has been used for ages to lighten and soften the skin. Also, the hydrating rose water can lighten it. This combination should be applied three times within a week.
- Orange juice and turmeric
Indian women have greatly benefited from the incredible power of turmeric powder for years, since it effectively lightens skin. Orange juice contains natural bleaching agents, whereas turmeric stains fabric, and therefore you should be careful it doesn’t fall on your favorite clothing.
Mix 2 tablespoons of orange juice and a pinch of turmeric and apply it to your intimate part and leave it on for 20 minutes. At least, wash it off. Repeat this daily.
- Plain yogurt
The plain yogurt actually offers extraordinary lightening benefits. Furthermore, it feels cool as well as soothing. So, massage some yogurt on the dark areas of your intimate skin and leave it on for about 15 minutes. Finally, wash it off by using warm water. Repeat this on a daily basis for several weeks until you notice great results.
- Gram flour
The Southeast Asian staple is made from ground chickpeas and it turns to be an amazing skin exfoliator and lightener. Prepare thick paste by adding little water into it and apply it to the intimate area. Let it to dry and then wash it off with water. Repeat this three times on a weekly basis.
When you’re applying products to the sensitive intimate part or groin, bear in mind that chemicals can trigger irritation and various other issues.
Now, you probably know why natural remedies used for generations in different cultures are the best options that should be tried. But, you should be patient and the lightening up dark pubic skin can be achieved, and the results will actually appear gradually.