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How to get rid of Dark Elbows and Knees

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In order to get rid of dark elbows and knees permanently you need to take proper care of it by washing it daily during baths. A combination of skin lightening creams and home remedies can quickly solve this problem.

get rid of dark elbows and knees

Ehh! Dark elbows and knees look very bad, few weeks back when I went to adventures camp my elbows and knees became dark. My mom gave me amazing idea and to lighten my dark elbows and knees naturally. For removing and lightening dark elbows and knees naturally it is very important to moisturize and exfoliate skin.

In my post today will share natural tips and ways to remove darkness from your elbows and knees to make it fair. Using chemical based product to lighten elbows and knees is sometimes harmful but you will get. It is better to use natural products to lighten knees and elbows but it will take some time.

Easy Steps to get rid of dark elbows and Knees


Exfoliation is very important step to lighten your elbows and knees. Your dirt and dead skin are removed naturally by scrubbing. Scrubbing will make your skin look fair. Clogged impurities are vital reason for dark elbows and knees. You can purchase good scrub from market or can make scrub at home.


Moisturizing is 2nd step in lightening dark elbows and knees. When you exfoliate skin it will make your skin dry which can make your elbows and knees look darker. You can use good moisturizing product which contain natural oil and vitamin E that helps to make your skin soft and light.

Fairness cream:

Apply fairness cream which is rich in vitamin C, Peptides and fruit extracts to lighten your dark elbows and knees very fast. In market there are many skin lightening cream to remove your dark skin and to make it fair.


To make your elbows and knees lighter you must use good lotion which contains sunscreen with SPF 20.

Natural ways to get rid of dark elbows and knees

Natural oils:

There are oils like coconut oil, olive oil, almond oil which contain vitamin E and helps to retain moisture from dry and rough skin. These oils are natural method to keep your skin soft and moist. Olive oil has natural components like anti oxidants which help in repairing damaged and dark skin thus it helps to make your elbows and knees look fair naturally. Before going to bed apply this natural oil on your elbows and knees to remove dryness and darkness naturally.

Lemon Juice:

Lemon juice is good source of citric acid and vitamin C which is wonderful natural product lightening your elbows and knees. Take lemon and rub it on your elbows and knees for 5 minutes and then massage your skin with honey to make it lighter naturally. This process will take some time but it will turn your skin lighter and soft gradually with time.


Cucumber contains natural moisturizer and skin cleansing acids which removes impurities naturally from your skin. Take slice of cucumber and for 15 minutes rub it slowly and gently over your elbows and knees.


It contains enzymes which is perfect solution for lightening your skin. Rub slice of potato over your elbows and knees for 10 minutes. You must repeat this potato massage daily to get rid of dark skin naturally in few days.

Aloe vera:
Aloe vera is rich in enzymes and anti oxidants which helps to reduce and remove darkness at knees and elbows naturally. Take aloe vera fresh gel and apply at skin. After 15 minutes, wash them with warm water.

Turmeric and Sandalwood:

Both the ingredients are widely used for skin care from long time as it helps to make your skin glow. Take sandalwood, gram flour and turmeric in proportion of 1:1 and rose water and paste thick paste. Apply this paste on your knees and elbows.


Enzyme known as papain is present in papaya which act as skin cleansing enzyme and papaya also contains several vitamins which helps to make your knees and elbows lighter. Take slice of papaya and rub it on your knees and elbows. These nutrients help to make your knees and elbows lighter and beautiful.

Easy and Simple Tips to lighten dark elbows and knees

  1. Daily wash your elbows and knees twice or trice. Never neglect this part of your skin. If you don’t take care of your elbows and knees then they will become dry and dark. Wash your elbows and knees with good sponge and soap.
  2. Once in a week exfoliate your skin to remove dead, dirt and damaged skin from your elbows and knees.
  3. Always apply moisturizer to your elbows after coming from bath and before going to bed to keep them moisturized. Take healthy diet containing minerals and vitamins which is perfect for nourishing your skin.
  4. If you lean down at your elbows and knees then there is 99 percent chance to make your elbows and knees dark.
  5. Try to wear full sleeves cloths while stepping out from your house especially during summer and high temperature.