What causes dark inner thighs and buttocks?

Author: Jennifer Funk DVM  |  Last update: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

What causes dark inner thighs? It's a process known as hyperpigmentation. This medical condition occurs when there is an excess production of melanin, giving your skin a much darker tone.

How can I lighten my inner thighs and buttocks?

Exfoliating the area may help if the dark skin is caused by a buildup of dead skin.
  1. Combine fresh lemon juice, a teaspoon of sugar, and a tablespoon of honey.
  2. Gently scrub the mixture into the inner thighs.
  3. Rinse the area to remove the scrub.

Is it normal to have dark inner thighs and buttocks?

The short answer is yes. Skin is not a uniform tone all over the body. It is common for some areas—such as the butt crack—to be darker than other areas. Discoloration around the buttocks area can be caused by a number of factors but is usually harmless.

Why is my inner buttocks dark?

Due to the higher concentration of melanocytes (the cells producing melanin) in the skin folds, our butts appear darker as compared to other parts of the body. For the same reason, the skin of our armpits, elbows and the backs of your knees appear darker.

Why are my inner thighs getting so dark?

Hormonal imbalance, dry skin or moist skin, certain medicines, friction, and diabetes mellitus are some reasons that can cause discoloration and darkened skin on the inner thighs. Most people facing this issue are majorly concerned about how to lighten the darkened skin and get an even skin tone.

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How can I get rid of my dark inner thighs?

Baking soda is an excellent natural lightening agent and can effectively lighten your pigmented inner thighs and even dark under-arms. Mix 2-3 of teaspoons coconut oil and 1 teaspoon of lemon together, apply it on the dark patches and leave it on for 10-15 minutes.

How do you lighten dark inner thighs and pubic area?

Here are my top picks of inner thigh lightening products.
  1. Skinception Illuminatural 6I Advanced Skin Lightener.
  2. Meladerm Skin Lightening Whitening Bleaching Cream by Civant 1.7 oz.
  3. Glutamax Instant White Advanced Skin Whitening Lotion.
  4. Lumiessence Advanced Brightening Repair Treatment.

How do I lighten my buttocks?

Regular application of turmeric paste can treat dark buttocks and inner thighs. In order to make your own skin lightening mask at home, take 2-3 spoons of turmeric and add some yogurt to it. Mix together and spread the paste on the dark areas. Allow it to dry and wash off with water.

What home remedy can I use to get rid of dark butt?

Apple cider vinegar can treat dark inner thighs and buttocks and it helps in calming down burning sensation as well. Take some apple cider vinegar and add some water to it. Mix together and apply on the dark areas. Allow it dry and wash off with water.

How can I even out my butt skin tone?

Here are nine natural treatments to help folliculitis or butt acne.
  1. Wash regularly. ...
  2. Wear loose-fitting clothing. ...
  3. Sit on a warm washcloth. ...
  4. Tea tree oil. ...
  5. Avoid fabric softeners. ...
  6. Use zinc creams. ...
  7. Shower after a workout. ...
  8. Exfoliate.

Is it normal to have a dark VAG?

The good news is that it is this is usually a normal process in aging and there is nothing to be concerned about. It is called hyperpigmentation. The color can be slightly different from one woman to another and women with paler skin tend to have less differentiation than others. Darker skin will appear more brown.

How does potato get rid of dark inner thighs?

  1. Grate a potato to squeeze its juice, using a grater.
  2. After grating, take out potato juice in a bowl.
  3. Take a grinder, and grind one tomato and a pinch of turmeric.
  4. Add tomato paste to the potato juice.
  5. Mix well and apply gently on the dark skin.
  6. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  7. Wash off using normal water.

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