If the colour of your knees and elbows is significantly darker than the rest of your body, you are not alone. Dark knees and elbows are caused due to dead skin buildup which gets worse because of all the friction we put on these areas. Good news is that you can easily get rid of the discolouration on your skin by using items that are most likely in your kitchen right now! Here's what you need to do if you want to ensure your knees and elbows match the rest of your body! 

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Lemon Lemon has natural bleaching properties, so it is great to lighten dark knees and elbows. Start off by massaging a sliced lemon on the area of concern. Let the juice air dry for 20-25 minutes and wash off. 

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Coconut OilCoconut oil is a great way to naturally moisturize the skin! It has vitamin E, which helps to lighten the skin. Apply a generous amount on your knees and elbows and use as a daily moisturizer.

Baking SodaBaking soda is an amazing (and affordable) exfoliator that gets rid of dead skin, fast! Mix a tbsp of baking soda and water and massage on your elbows and knees for 2-3 minutes. Rinse away and you will see that all of your dead skin is completely gone! 

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