How to get rid of Dark Neck Areas

Desire for a flawless skin is never-ending. We take immense care of your face and body in various ways. However there are times when we overlook certain parts of the body and often ignore it. One such region is our neck area. We are too much concentrated on our face that we leave out this important area. This is the reason why, for many, the neck area is dull and darkened. Moreover, skin pigmentation or discoloration can also cause dark necks. Aging, sun exposure, medical conditions and even genetic reasons can cause dark neck. It can become an embarrassing situation if you leave your neck darkened while rest of your face region is bright and glowing. There are many home remedies you can follow to get rid of dark neck problem. Here we have a great solution to dark neck problem.

First of all, steaming and exfoliating the neck region is necessary. This will help in opening the pores and remove dirt and dead cells. Once done, you have to start with a skin lightening pack. Here is the step-by-step process on how-to do it at home.


  • Take clean towel and soak it into hot water.
  • Place this towel on your neck for about 2 to 3 minutes.



Salt – 2 tbsp

Olive oil or coconut oil – 2 tbsp

Baking soda – 1 tsp

Direction to use
  • Take some table salt in a bowl and add some olive oil into it.
  • Instead of olive oil you can also use coconut oil.
  • Now add some baking soda and mix them well to form a paste consistency.
  • Apply this paste all over your neck and gently scrub for 2 minutes.
  • You can use bathing scrub or simply you can use cotton ball to exfoliate your skin.
  • It helps to remove all dead skins and impurities on your skin.

Skin lightening pack


Sandalwood powder – 2 tbsp

Lemon – ½

Cold milk – 4 tsp

Direction to use
  • Take sandalwood powder in a bowl or instead of it you can also use fuller’s earth powder or licorice powder.
  • Now add some lemon juice and cold milk into it.
  • Mix all the ingredients well to form a fine paste consistency.
  • Apply this paste all over your neck and allow it to dry for about 15 minutes.
  • Then wash it off using cold water.
  • This pack contains all skin lightening ingredients which helps to remove dark discolor patches around your neck.
  • Lemon bleaches your skin and helps to remove all impurities of your skin.
  • Milk helps to hydrate your skin and also keeps your skin soft and smooth.
  • Sandalwood powder helps to remove tan and any dark patches around your neck.
  • For better results repeat this process twice in a week.

Following these steps regularly can get you the best benefits. Even after the first try, you can find visible results. Try it out and let us know in the comments.

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1 Response

  1. Aakash says:

    Useful tips.. Pls avoid scientific terms and make it in easy English for everyone

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