Dark ankles are really annoying and can become a matter of embarrassment for people, to the point that you may become anxious on what to wear. No matter how trivial one’s ankle might seem, it can bring your entire look down with just a glimpse. Dark ankles can doom your personality, no matter how good you look overall. There are many factors which are responsible for darkening of ankles.
Poor hygiene is one of them. Ankles can get dark with time if you don’t moisturize it properly. Other reasons that can lead to dark ankles include, excessive sun exposure, inflammation, certain skin issues and constant friction with rough clothes or boots.
If you’re suffering from embarrassment due to dark ankles, you are in for a treat! This next recipe is fantastic to treat those bothersome dark spots in a natural and inexpensive way.
All you need is orange peel powder, milk and rose water. Separately these three ingredients have numerous benefits and when combined they are a powerful remedy for dark ankles. Combine all the ingredients to create a paste. Apply the paste on the affected dark ankle and let it stay for 15 minutes. Wash with cold water afterwards.
Milk and rose water are good for lightening darkened ankles. Adding the acidic orange peel to it will promote the bleaching effect even more.
Milk is a perfect combination that has been used since ages to repair damaged skin. You will notice that many of the skincare products contain milk as an active ingredient. Rose water moisturizes and cleanses your skin so, it will restore the moisture in the skin. Orange Peel are very effective in lightening dark ankles. To use orange peel, dry it first under the sun for a couple of days. Then, grind the dried peels until it turns to coarse powder.
Take dried orange peel powder, rose water, and raw milk in a bowl.
Blend them together and spread on your ankles evenly.