Dark knuckles can be an eyesore and quite hard to get rid of. Are you tired of your hard dark knuckles? Well, take a look at our DIY remedies.
A common misconception is that dark knuckles are caused by dirt accumulation which is simply not true. Therefore, scrubbing them vigorously will not solve the problem and could actually make the problem worse by causing further damage to the skin, The increased friction is traumatic to the skin and it will either get thicker, get darker, or both.
Dark knuckles are caused by extremely dry skin. From excessive washing to exposure to hot water, harsh chemicals (e.g., household cleaners), and exposure to sunlight without protection all lead to skin dryness. Dark knuckles can also be caused by some skin diseases that will lead to dark knuckles: such as eczema, psoriasis. Obesity has been known to be a contributing factor to dark knuckles because, among its many problems, being overweight is harsh on the skin.
- Be caring for your skin
- Moisturising is key-
- Sun protection-
DIY home remedies
- Sugar and lemon exfoliating scrub
- The almond-curd treatment
- Lemon and honey combo
The key to getting rid of dark knuckles is to be consistent with your skincare routine. Many women choose to go down the easy route and bleach their skin instead but and although bleaching your skin may take care of dark knuckles temporarily, remember you may not like to use so many chemicals to camouflage this dark flaw.
Trust us and go down the natural route and try out home remedies to treat dark knuckles once and for all.