Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How To Lighten Dark Bikini Line - Home remedies

Wearing a bikini can make you seem ultra-se*y and super hot! However, dark bikini line could be a major turn off. These dark lines can be due to many different reasons like sweating, rashes, chafing, shaving etc. There usually are many methods to hide that dark genital area but you surely do not need to compromise in clothing when you can very well get rid of those embarrassing bikini lines with some really effective and easy to use natural remedies.

Reasons of Dark Bikini Area/line

Chafing: Heavy weight women with heavy thighs experience chafing and this can lead to dark genitals and bikini line rashes.

Polyester clothes: This fabric increases sweating and lack of air supply damages the skin in the bikini area.

Deodorants: If you think getting rid of pungent genital odor is possible with a deodorant, you are wrong. These chemical sprays will darken your bikini area.

Shaving and hair removal creams: These methods of removing unwanted body hair leads to dark genital areas.

Home Remedies To Lighten Dark Bikini Line


Bikini area should not be shaved. Even hair removal creams can darken bikini lines. Avoid shaving or using hair removal creams. Go for waxing. It might be painful but helps maintain a clean, white and hairless area!

Essential Olive Oil

Massage the dark bikini area with essential olive oil and leave it overnight.  This remedy not just helps in lightening the dark lines in the bikini but also reduces the wrinkles and softens the surface. The essential olive oil stops the epidermis rashes from forming on account of sweat.

(Read : Beauty benefits of olive oil)

Lemon scrub

Sweating undoubtedly leaves the skin untidy, dark and smelling.  Since genital area is that part of the body that is prone to excessive sweating it is advisable to rub lemon juice regularly on the inner thighs and bikini area to not just lighten the dark lines, remove dead skin and wrinkles, but also avoid them in future. One point to be kept in mind is that if you have any rashes or cuts in the affected area then avoid applying lemon juice till you get rid of them else it might lead to severe irritation and worsen the matter.

Wear cotton underwear

Wet genital areas can lead to the formation of a pungent odor and also darken bikini line. Wear underwear that is made with light or thin fabric material like cotton. They dry easily and also prevents rashes.

Turmeric lemon paste

This is one of the natural skin care pack that is used to lighten dark spots and get a glowing skin. You can easily find these ingredients in your kitchen. First take 1tsp of turmeric powder and add few drops of lemon juice. You can also add 1tsp yogurt. Mix and apply on the bikini area 10 minutes before taking bath. Do this thrice in a week to lighten dark bikini line.

(read: Turmeric face mask for Acne)

This is a fruit that you can use for lightening the dark bikini area. Use the inner portion of a ripe papaya and rub on the skin area. Leave it there for 20 minutes and then wash off. This will work better if you use the paste at regular interval.

Sugar, honey and lemon juice

Take 1 tbsp of honey and the juice of half of a lemon. Add the sugar crystals in this mixture and apply the mixture as a scrub. The circular motion is the best way to apply this mixture. Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash the area with water. Sugar helps in removing the dead skin and honey takes care of the soft sensitive skin of the area. The juice of lemon works as bleaching agent and reduces the pigmentation.

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