Some areas of the body are subject to blackout, like elbows, armpits and knees. This happens mostly with dark skin, but many fair-skinned people also have such a problem. This happens for several factors, including changes in hormones, use of deodorant with alcohol in the composition, method of hair removal that assaults the skin, among others. This problem mainly affects women, who end up going through embarrassing situations when they need to wear bikinis, shorts or sleeveless blouses. There are treatments to lighten these regions, with lasers and in specialized clinics. However, that end up not being accessible to the majority of the population, since they are expensive treatments. For these people, knowing that natural ingredients when combined, can have the same whitening effect, and the advantage is low cost, and can be done at home. Check out some tips.

Recipes Homemade treatment to lighten knee, elbow and Armpit

Mask of Oatmeal and Cornstarch

Ingredients: 1 1/2
of milk;
1 tablespoon honey;
1 tablespoon cornstarch.

Mix all ingredients cold. Then place the mixture in the oven until it is with consistency of porridge (stirring without stopping). Let cool and apply the Paste on the darkened regions. Wait 15 minutes and after removing the mask, pass a moisturizing cream.

Cornmeal mask with Oatmeal

Ingredients: 2 tbsp
2 tablespoons powdered milk;
2 tablespoons cornmeal;
2 tablespoons of saline.


Mix ingredients and pass in the area with soft circular movements. Wait a few minutes and wash with mineral water. Repeat the treatment every 20 days, until the result be as expected.

Mask with

Rice flour

Ingredients: 20
tablespoons raw white rice;
1 tsp. Liquid SOAP;

Beat the uncooked rice in a blender to break the grains and then sift onto a serving platter. Mix the liquid soap to a paste, with similar consistency of ointment. Apply in the armpit, or the elbows and knees, leaving Act for 15 minutes. Rinse well and apply the sunscreen and moisturizer. Repeat twice a week until you get the desired result.