How to use lemon juice on dark knees

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How to use lemon juice on dark knees
The acid from lemons has the ability to bleach skin to a lighter tone. (lemon image by Henryk Olszewski from Fotolia.com)

If you struggle with skin that is prone to turning dark and patchy in the summer, you may have tried many remedies with the goal of lightening your skin in areas such as the knees and elbows that have a tendency to get dark. The truth is that there are few remedies that will change the colour of your skin, excluding harmful substances such as bleach. One remedy that might help you is the all-natural lemon, with its natural lightening effects.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Sugar

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Juice enough lemons to produce 1/4 cup of juice.

  2. 2

    Mix the juice from the lemons with 1/4 cup of sugar.

  3. 3

    Massage the lemon and sugar mixture into the skin on your knees for several minutes, then wash it off.

  4. 4

    Repeat the lemon massage once a day for several days until the colour of your skin is lightened to the tone you prefer.

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