The pubic area is the personal and private area hence you may feel shy talking about this but there is no wrong or harm in sharing knowledge to help each other. The dark skin around the pubic area is one of the most common problems, especially in women. The medical name of this problem is acanthosis nigricans (AN). It can even attack the armpits and neck. The AN can create a thicker skin, with smooth and velvety touch. In most of the cases, it affects the healthy individuals who are of African descent.
You can get this problem by birth or it can affect you due to obesity, glandular disorder or diabetes. According to the medical experts, this is even caused due to the usage of oral contraceptives.
Here are the effective natural home remedies to deal with this problem.
Massage lemon juice on the affected areas, leave about for 10 minutes and wash it with warm water. After 1-2 months you will notice the even skin tone around the pubic area. Avoid shaving the pubic area before applying the lemon juice.
- Rosewater and sandalwood
Mix 10 drops of rose water with a one spoon full of sandalwood powder then apply the mixture on pubic area and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it with warm water and repeat it for thrice a week to get faster results.
- Aloe vera gel
Massage the aloe vera gel on the pubic area and leave it for 20 minutes and wash it with warm water. You can repeat this every day before or after the bath.
- Plain yogurt
Massage the yogurt on the pubic areas leave it for 15 minutes and wash it with warm water. Do it regularly to get good results.
- Orange juice and turmeric
Mix the pinch of turmeric in 2 tablespoons of orange juice and apply the mixture on the affected skin leave it for 20-25 minutes and wash it. Do it daily to lighten your skin.
- Gram flour
This is one of the oldest and popular home remedies to lighten the skin tone. Mix it with water or rose water and apply it on the affected skin and leave it to dry completely and then wash it. This should be done 3 times a week to get good results.