The reason for keratinization and darkening of the skin on the elbows lies in the lack of the required number of sebaceous glands that protect the skin from the intense effects of external factors such as sunlight, wind and temperature extremes. But this is a solvable problem.
It is necessary
- - vitamins A and E;
- - care products for dry skin;
- - olive or sunflower oil;
- - grapefruit or lemon;
- - sauerkraut;
- - lemon juice;
- - bearberry extract;
- - cucumber juice.
If a person has strong immunity, and the state of his body is normal, such phenomena as darkening of the elbows should not be. Therefore, doctors recommend monitoring your health, sleep, eating right, walking in the fresh air and playing sports.
In order for the elbows to be in satisfactory condition, it is enough to regularly lubricate them with special creams. If you want to restore the cells' resistance to the external environment, you need to take vitamins A and E.
The elbows, like the rest of the body, need care. The skin on the elbows must be cleansed, nourished and moisturized. It is better not to use soap, as it can dry out the skin on the elbows. It is advisable to use for this special soft foams designed for dry sensitive skin, for example, a gel for washing. Finding a special remedy for elbows is sometimes problematic, so specialized products designed for facial skin will do.
After cleansing the skin with a gel, remove the keratinized particles using a body or face scrub, this process helps to accelerate the growth of new cells and improve the appearance of the skin. Perform this procedure once a week, do not get carried away, otherwise peeling can increase. In conclusion, it is necessary to apply a special cream to the skin of the elbows, intended for use in these areas of the body.
To soften and whiten the skin on the elbows, it is advisable to do baths of warmed olive or sunflower oil once a week. Keep your elbows in the bath for about 15 minutes. You can cut a grapefruit or lemon, knead the pulp and place your elbows in the halves of the fruit. 15 minutes is enough to make the skin of the elbows lighter, softer and softer.
A compress made from products such as sauerkraut, lemon juice, and bearberry extract will help whiten darkened skin on the elbows. The classic skin whitening product is cucumber juice, which can also be used for this purpose.
Sometimes the allergy manifests itself in the form of dark spots on the elbows, it is necessary to treat the underlying disease, and then carry out normal skin care.