How to Get Rid of Dark Skin on Your Neck

Our skin is the most exposed organ to change. Every day we can notice depigmentation, hyperpigmenantion, skin rashes and a lot of others damages of the skin.

One of the most common skin condition is Acanthosis  nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is a skin disorder characterized by darkening and thickening of the skin, occurring mainly in the armpit area, groin and back of the neck.

Acanthosis nigricans is not a skin disease, but a cutaneous sign of an underlying condition or disease.

It typically occurs to individuals younger than age 40, may be genetically inherited, and is associated with obesity or endocripathies, such as hypothyroidism, acromegaly, polycystic ovary disease, insulin-resistant diabetes or Cushing’s disease. (1)

Here are the signs and symptoms you must recognize:

  • Brown or black discoloration on your skin.
  • Itchy skin
  • Skin have a bad odor
  • Affected skin may feel velvety and thicker than the surrounding skin
  • Skin tags may form on the darkened skin

Here in this article we are going to give you several natural remedies which will help you get rid of dark skin on your neck.

1.Aloe Vera

It lightens our skin and also moisturized it. You will need to take pure aloe Vera gel from the leaf and apply it directly on the neck. Leave it to stay for 30 minutes and the rinse it off. (2)


Take grated cucumber and apply it on your neck. Leave it for about 15 minutes and gently rub your neck with the cucumber. Wash your neck with warm water. Repeat this once a day. (3)


You should make a paste from almond powder, milk and honey and apply it on the affected areas. Let the paste stay for 30 minutes and then rinse it off. Do this twice a day. (4)

4.Apple Cider Vinegar

It is also one of the best home remedies for dark skin on your neck. Dilute apple cider vinegar with water and then with a cotton ball apply it on the neck. Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash your neck. (5)

5.Lemon juice

This juice contains citric acid which works as a natural bleaching agent. Also the high amounts of vitamin C eliminate the dead skin cells and lighten the skin.

Dilute lemon juice with water and then apply it cotton swab apply it on your neck. Leave it to stay for 20 minutes and then rinse it off. (6)

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