Dark patches usually appear on the neck, armpits and inner thighs due to waxing, shaving, using deodorants and even sun exposure. Also, other factors that lead to dark spots, patches and other facial marks are excess melanin secretion of the skin, hormone imbalance, taking certain medications, pregnancy, lack of vitamins, not getting enough sleep, and too much stress.

Moreover, people suffering from obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal or genitourinary cancers usually have dark spots of these areas on the skin, including people that go through hormonal treatments. People spend plenty of money on beauty treatments, dermatologist, or products that are promising dark spots removal from the skin. However, all of this can sometimes be only waste of time and money.

People with such spots and patches can feel uncomfortable and even less self confident.

As strange as it may sound, but baking soda, olive oil and salt can help you feel great in your skin again! This article will teach you how to remove dark spots with an inexpensive, easy, and a simple, natural way to restore optimal health for your skin. Your skin will look younger, brighter and stains-free.

Home remedies for dark patches on skin


  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda


Mix all listed ingredients in a plastic bowl, until it becomes a smooth cream.

Then apply on the skin area where you have dark patches, leave it  for about 20 minutes and remove with plenty of cold water.

Another technique, for removing stains which are almost black is by using white clay, milk, and lemon.


Put the white clay into a bowl and mix it with milk and lemon, apply on the affected area and leave it for about 15 minutes, then wash it with cold water.


Perform the chosen treatment 3 times a week, until the stains disappear.

Avoid sun exposure without using appropriate cream with UV protection during this treatment;

Drink plenty of water and eat foods rich in vitamin E;

Olive oil must be extra virgin;

The salt has to be sea salt;

Use preferably skim milk;

Optionally, you can add a little coconut oil

You can’t miss this opportunity to break free of dark spots on the skin with this natural recipe.

Additional skin care tips:

  • Use UV protection sunscreen anytime you go out in the sun during this treatment;
  • Consume plenty of water and eat food that is rich in vitamin E;
  • The remedy’s ingredients should be extra virgin oil, sea salt, and skim milk;
  • Also, you can add a small amount of coconut oil;
  • Perform the treatment three times a week until your dark patches are gone.