Shaving, use of deodorant, wearing polyester underwear, excessive sweating, tight cloths, constant friction and hair removing creams are some of the reasons for dark skin around the pubic region. Another reason of dark pubic skin is a fungal infection. It is a common skin issue faced by both men and women. Sometimes, the skin around pubic region becomes darker even though you have a fair skin on other parts your body. Dark skin around the pelvic area and inner thighs is an embarrassing problem especially during summer when you wear shorts, skirts or a bikini o the beach. You should not use harsh chemicals like bleaching cream on your pubic region as the skin there is delicate. There are many natural remedies to get rid of the dark skin in the pubic area. Here are some home remedies to lighten the dark skin in the pubic region and inner thighs. (ALSO READ 7 ways to tackle underarm discoloration). Also Read - Shahid Kapoor's Wife Mira Rajput Stuns in a Bikini, Fans Call Her 'Hot Mama'
Lemon and yogurt paste
Rich in vitamin C, lemon helps lighten your skin. You can use it to lighten the skin of your pubic area. Take a lemon and squeeze out the juice. Now, mix 1/4 teaspoon of lemon with two teaspoons of yogurt. Mix well and apply it over the dark skin. Leave it for about 15 minutes and then wash the area with plain water. You may experience slight irritation due to the lemon juice. Apply a good moisturizer to keep your skin soft and hydrated. Also Read - 5 Reasons Why You Should Add Coconut Oil in Your Daily Haircare Regime
Cucumber juice is a natural skin lightener. Rich in vitamin A, cucumber controls the melanin production and reduces darkening of the skin. Take a cucumber and grate it to extract the juice. Apply this juice on the skin around pubic region. Leave it for about 15 minutes and let it dry. Then wash it off with cool water. You can do this twice a day daily. Also Read - Disha Patani Nails the Dewy-Makeup Look in Her Latest Tutorial Video- WATCH
Turmeric and yogurt paste
Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It also lightens and heals the skin. Take a teaspoon of turmeric powder, add in one teaspoon of yogurt and two teaspoons of lemon juice. Mix well and apply this paste over your pubic area. Leave it for about 20 minutes and then rinse it off using cool water. Do this daily and you will soon see the result. (ALSO READ How to get rid of moles: 9 natural home remedies to remove moles from your body).
Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera gel soothes your skin and makes it lighter. You can use it daily to keep your skin healthy and soft. Take a leaf of aloe vera plant and extract the gel. Apply this gel over the dark skin. Leave it for about 30 minutes and then wash it off using cold water.
Tomato is another remedy for the dark skin. All you have to do is cut a tomato in half. Take one of the pieces and rub it over the dark skin. Make sure you squeeze it a bit to release the juice and pulp. Leave it for about 30 minutes and then wash it off using plain water.