As dark spots on your face decrease your beauty, dark patches on the finger joints or on hands and feet also affect your looks. The reason behind these dark patches is due to the skin pigment, melanin. It may also be due to external factors or too much use of cosmetics. Here are some tips which will help you in reducing the dark knuckles.
Almond and milk:
Take 9-10 almonds and soak them for 4-5 hours and make a paste with milk. Then add few drops of olive oil to it. Apply this mixture on your fingers of hands and feet and leave it for 30 minutes. Then massage lemon juice and milk cream for 5 minutes and wash the fingers with luke warm water. It is very effective in reducing black patches.
Lemon juice and sugar:
Take lemon juice and sugar and rub over dark patches of finger joints. Then proceed to apply moisturiser, but before that clean the fingers thoroughly. Do this process regularly to reduce the dark colour of the finger joints.
Make a mixture of boiled potato, 3-4 drops of lemon juice, milk or yogurt, ½ tsp honey, 1 tsp almond oil, and 2 pinch turmeric powder. Apply this mixture to your dark finger joints and leave it for half an hour. Then wash your hands with luke warm water. Do this twice in a week and feel the difference.
Rose water and baking soda:
Take rose water and baking soda and make a mixture. Massage this mixture on the dark finger joints and leave it for 10 minutes. Then take a lemon piece and dip in glycerine. Then rub it on your fingers for 10 minutes and wash your hands with normal water.
5. Egg white and gram flour:
Take one egg white and mix gram flour and honey to it. Apply this paste on your fingers and leave for 20 minutes. Then soak the fingers water and wash.
If you do this homes remedies regularly then your dark patches will start to disappear.
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