To lighten the elbows in the dark, as well as the neck or knees darkened, it is necessary to begin with an exfoliation to remove the thicker layers and stained the skin. For this reason, you should mix 1 scoop (tea) of olive oil with 1 tablespoon (tea) of sugar and rub on the elbows for about 30 seconds.
Then, you should wash the region with warm water and apply the following mixture:
1 spoon (tea) of baking soda
1 spoon (soup) of milk
This mixture of milk with bicarbonate of soda contains lactic acid and other properties that help reduce skin pigmentation, lightening-a. so, it is important to remove it with warm water just after drying, to ensure the best effect.
After removing the mixture, it is recommended that you pass a moisturizing cream, such as Nivea Body Lotion or Avon Care Moisturizer, to keep skin well nourished and soft.
How to lighten your elbows with lemon
Lemon juice is another homemade solution that can be used to replace the milk mixture with sodium bicarbonate after the exfoliation, because it is rich in citric acid and natural antioxidants that lighten the skin.
Cut the lemon in half and rub each half on your elbows for 1 minute, by washing very well the local and the hands to follow to not stain the skin. Finally, apply a moisturizing cream.
After apply lemon on the skin should avoid any kind of exposure to the sun before you wash the skin, because the lemon can cause the appearance of new spots or lead to the development of a sunburn.