Dark Skin Causes

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The causes for a dark skin or complexion could be many. Some of the most common ones are -

Heredity


People who have a dark skin often have children who are dark-skinned too. The genes seem to pass on from generation to generation.

Hyperpigmentation


In this condition the skin produces too much of the pigment melanin, causing the skin to become darker than usual.

Skin disorders



Conditions such as Lichen Simplex Chronicus is a skin disorder that causes severe itching that leaves the skin thick, dark and patchy.

Sun rays


Over exposure to sun causes the skin to tan. This is a natural mechanism, wherein to protect itself from the harmful UV rays of the sun, the skin produces more of the pigment melanin which shields the penetration of UV rays into the skin.

Home Remedies for Dark Skin

Here are some simple home remedies that you can do to lighten the skin tone and get a lighter complexion. However, they must be done regularly and best results are obtained if they are inculcated as a part of daily routine.


Mix 1 tsp of milk powder, 1 tsp of honey, 1 tsp of lemon juice, and ½ tsp of almond oil. Apply on face and wash off after 10-15 minutes. This pack helps bring shine to the skin and also removes tan.

Mix oatmeal with curd and tomato juice and apply on the face. Keep it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. It helps remove the tan and lightens the skin.


Place sliced raw potato on the face. It helps reduce blemishes and other marks.


Applying turmeric (Manjano) powder along with lime juice removes the tan. Lime juice is a natural bleach.


Dried orange peels mixed with curd also help reduce blemishes and scars. Wash off this mixture with cold water after 15 minutes.


Soak 4 almonds overnight. Grind into a fine paste using milk. Apply on face and neck and leave it overnight. Wash with cold water in the morning. Do this daily for 15 days, followed by twice a week.


A tbsp of gram flour mixed with 2 tsp of raw milk and 2-3 drops of lime juice works well for lightening dark skin. Apply this mixture and leave it for 15 minutes before washing off. Repeat for 4 weeks and follow up with once a week.


Apply a paste of fresh ground mint leaves and leave it for about 20 minutes.
Wash with cold water, continue for 15 days.


Apply a mixture of grated tomato with 2-3 drops of lime juice on the face. Leave it for 20 minutes before washing off. Do this twice a day for 15-20 days for best results.

Balanced Diet


Although there are no particular foods that will lighten your skin instantly, a balanced diet definitely helps by giving your skin a healthy glow. Drinking an optimum amount of water hydrates your skin and keeps it blemish free. Some recommendations regarding diet are as follows –

Avoid excessive consumption of heavy and oily foods.

Incorporate whole cereals, pulses, fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.

Drink at least 4-5 liters of water every day. Water washes out the toxins from the body.


Other suggestions for Dark Skin
Use a good quality sunscreen when going out in the sun to protect the skin from tanning as well as the sun's UV rays.


Be regular and persistent with the home remedies for skin lightening as suggested above.


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7 comments

  1. It's very funny mnaweka picha za wazungu tu. and then ya huyo dada mweusi umeiweka iko kwenye commercial la clear essence ambayo ni seller for creams zenye hydroquinone.
    People let's be realistic hizi methods mnazoziongelea they are so time consuming with very little or no results kwa women of color. people need to exfoliate on regular basis na kutumia sunscreen. wabongo wanapigwa na jua through out the year unataka niambia their hyperpigmentation itaondolewa na lemon juice alone???......common sense jamani
    ila remedy natural ni the best but inahitaji patience
    me nina ngozi nzuri sana mpaka nikienda cosmetic counters za bei wananisifia but to be honest I exfoliate on regular basis and i don skin spf atleat 15 everyday

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  2. KAMA UNA NGOZI NZURI NDIO MUDA WA KUSHARE NA WADAU NA KUWAAMBIA NINI UNAFANYA KULIKO KUANZA ZUNGUMZIA PICHA WAKATI UNAJUA ZOTE NI ZAONLINE.just to show the different na kufanya watu waelewe ndo maana natumia

    OFFCOURSE WABONGO HAKUNA ANAYEATHIRIKA NA JUA KWA SAANA kama wazungu ILA NIMESEMA TAN HULETWA NA NINI THO WAPO AMBAO JUA LINAWAFUBAZA
    SIJUI WE ULIPO ILA KAMA UKO BONGO KATEMBEE KWA JUA THE WHOLE DAY THEN ANGALIA NGOZI YAKO KAMA ITAKUWA THE SAME....UTAJUA NINI NAAMANISHA? na sio lemon juice tu onaondoa hiyo scroll upo uone na picha si lemon pekee kuna asali,almond na milk powder

    HAPA NINA TAFUTA TIBA YA ULE WEUSI WA KWAPA NA MSUGUANO WA MAPAJA NA ULE WEUSI HUTOKEA WAJAWAZITO KAMA SHINGONI UA USONI

    IF U CAN HELP,

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  3. of course i can help.
    For darkness ya kwapa
    # one put the razor down please.opt for waxing.then someone need to use a skin lightener with hydroquinone(small percentage will do about 2% product) at night(kama si mja mzito) then weusi ukiondoka atumie alcohol free deodorant.i prefer Dove
    Kwa between thigh inabidi mtu awe anatumia chafing gel.ni silicone based product inaprevent friction ya mapaja or kama si very thick person inabidi avae tights zinazoishia kwa knees.but kwa mapajani a vitamin c based product at night will do .it takes time sio fast kama hydroquinone. na mtu asipake lotions or creams during the day inazidisha jasho so pajaz zitarub more

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  4. mi nilikuwa naomba unisaidie ni jinsi gani naweza kuondoa weusi ambao unatokana kwa ajili ya kushave huku chini? maana wengine nywele zetu zinaota haraka then ni nyingi so kila mala lazima ni shave, na ndio hapo ninapopata weusi huko kwenye nanihii, plz naomba unijibu kama unajua njia yoyote ambayo inaweza kunisaidia.

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  5. nilikuwa naomba unisaidie ni jinsi gani ya kuondoa vipele vidogo vidogo ambavyo vinatokea chini ya matako wengine huviita chunusi dawati, na weusi chini ya matako

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  6. Kweli tunahita msaada jinsi gani ya kuondoa vipele vidogo vidogo ambavyo vinatokea chini ya matako wengine huviita chunusi dawati, na weusi chini ya matako..

    tutashuku kwa mawazo on this

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  7. thnx for your advice!lakini kwa nn msiweke picha za wabongo?maana hao wenzetu bwana wana aina za ngozi zao sio km ss!
    Ni ushauri wangu tu!Asanteni sn!

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