How To Whiten Groin Home Remedies: Natural Methods For Skin Whitening

Everyone loves to have a flawless complexion; even if that portion of the body is not normally visible. Women in particular, desire to whiten their groin before wearing skimpy swimwear or shorts.

Dark discoloration of groin or underarms can be quite unsightly and undesirable. Several reasons could be responsible for the groin to turn dark and discolored.

Darkening around the groin and skin folds occurs due to hyper-pigmentation of skin.

Causes of Dark Groin Area

The following are the commonly seen causes that trigger dark discoloration of the groin region:

  • Obesity: individuals who are over-weight and obese tend to have a dark groin area due to constant friction of the thighs.
  • Humid conditions: profuse sweating and constant rubbing of the skin makes it rough and eventually, the area turns dark.
  • Wearing tight clothes, especially underwear.
  • Diabetes
  • Oral contraceptives: are often responsible for skin discoloration and even darkening of the groin area.
  • Fungal infection of the skin.

How to Whiten Groin with Home Remedies?

Here are some natural methods and home remedies to help you bleach the groin area and reduce the unsightly discoloration:

  • Wear lose clothes, particularly under garments; this is the most important thing when you find that your groin is turning dark.
    Opt for cotton underwear instead those made of a synthetic material. Cotton permits free air movement. It also stops sweat from building up in the groin and the thighs.
  • Do not wear tight undergarments; they cause friction in the inner aspect of the thigh and trigger darkening.
  • In case of over weighted-ness and obesity, you ought to reduce your weight; maintaining an ideal body weight has aesthetic as well as medical benefits.
  • Use herbal soaps containing licorice; it smoothens and lightens the skin effectively.
  • Blend together ½ a teaspoon of turmeric powder, 2 teaspoons of lime juice and a bowl of yogurt. Massage this paste in the inner region of the groin and leave on for 15 minutes. Thereafter wash the skin well with warm water. Repeat this daily for  a couple of weeks till you observe that the skin has started lightening by 1 to 2 shades. This is a natural and effective home remedy to whiten the skin.
  • Mix together dried orange peel, yogurt and oat flakes. Rub the mixture on the groin area. it is an excellent scrub, that gently, yet efficiently removes the dead skin and makes the dark pigmentation less visible. It is also an effective bleach and skin toner.
  • Apply papaya extract to the inner region of your thigh. It helps whiten the groin area naturally.
  • Apply a paste comprising of turmeric powder, milk and cream. This paste nourishes the skin and successfully whitens it.
  • Vitamin C is very crucial for the maintenance of a healthy skin. Vitamin C improves skin texture and also builds collagen, thus preventing sagging. Guava, orange, apple, lime, bell pepper, broccoli, and green leafy vegetables are rich and natural source of vitamin C.

7 thoughts on “How To Whiten Groin Home Remedies: Natural Methods For Skin Whitening

  • March 12, 2012 at 11:03 am

    I am too obese. My thighs and groin area gradually turned dark after a period of time due to constant rubbing. Then somewhere I read use of milk for whitening of skin. Now I am applying it daily on my groin area. From my personal experience, I have found milk to be the most easily available and effective home remedy for whitening dark groin region. You should apply five to ten minutes before taking bath.

  • January 31, 2014 at 10:43 am

    I just want to know what I can do to my dark area. After I have been pregnant for three times, my groin and under arms are dark. I always love to go swim with my babies; because of my dark area I am too shy to wear my swim suit. How can this dark area fade?

    • February 1, 2014 at 8:41 am

      Hormonal changes during pregnancy can affect the skins melanin pigments. They become saturated in particular areas as you have mentioned. If you feel awkward to wear swimming outfits because of darkened areas, you may try some home remedies to fade them. However, the result may not be instant; it may take weeks or months.
      • Take a pinch of turmeric powder, gram flour and add milk to make it a paste. Apply it on the darkened area and keep it for 15 minutes. Wash the area afterwards with water. Preferably you can try this method before you take bath. Follow this procedure at least three times in a week.
      • Apply milk on the darkened portion. Milk contains a type of acid which acts like a mild bleach.
      • Lime juice is another effective whitening agent to fade dark spots.
      • If you are obese try to lose weight.
      • Applying commercially available bleaching agents may be considered as the last resort. However, be careful as the chemicals in them may sometimes are allergic to skin. Talk to your doctor before applying them.


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