Dark neck is a common skin problem and may make you feel like covering up your neck even in the warmer season. Accumulation of sticky dust, hormonal imbalances, eczema, sun exposure and continuous ignorance during face washing are some common reasons for darkening of neck. However you can cure this problem by following some given natural remedies:

18 Natural Tips to Whiten Dark Neck

1. Almonds and Milk
Exfoliation is essential to remove dark dead skin cells. Use a scrub made of ground almonds and milk and apply on the neck. Start from near your shoulders and move to the top, do this for 5 minutes. Wash off as you bathe. Do this 2-4 times a week. This is one of the best neck cleaning tips that will offer great results.

2. Baking Soda
You can also try a natural scrub made of baking soda and water for removing hyper pigmentation on neck. The mix should be paste-like. As baking soda works as a natural skin exfoliant, it will slowly remove dark discolored patches on the neck and back. This will provide a brighter skin tone on your discolored neck.

3. Lemon Juice and Turmeric
Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and help a lot to get rid of dark skin. Rub lemon directly on dark neck for 3-5 min then wash it, for best results use lemon daily once. To enhance the effect of lemon juice you can also add a pinch of turmeric powder.

4.  Lemon Juice and Rose water
Mix equal parts of lemon juice and rose water. Apply this serum on your dark neck skin and go to bed at night every day.  Do this daily for a month or so, to see visible lightening results.Never step out in sun when you apply lemon juice on your skin. This will make your neck darker than before.

5. Egg white and honey
A nice mask made of egg white and honey can be applied on the neck with a brush for 10-12 minutes and washed off with Luke warm water. This mask not only give you fairer skin around your neck but also help a lot to removes fine lines and wrinkles.

6. Oats and Tomato Puree
Grind 2 tablespoons of oats coarsely and add 1 tablespoon of tomato puree to it.  Make sure not to grind oats as powder fine powder as it might lose the exfoliating properties. Apply this mixture evenly on to your neck skin and leave it for about 20 minutes. After that, wet your finger tips and start scrubbing your neck gently; wash away with cold water and moisturizer. This process can be followed twice or thrice a week to achieve faster results in removing dead skin cells and dark patches from the neck.

7. Milk Cream or Butter Milk Mask
Apply a thin mask of milk cream or butter milk on your clean neck for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water. This mask also help a lot to git rid of darkening of skin.

8. Turmeric and yogurt
Make a mixture of 1/4 teaspoons of turmeric powder and 2 tablespoons of yogurt and apply this mask on your clean neck for 15 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water.

9. Cucumber Juice
Cucumber juice smoothes and glows the skin, removes the accumulated dead skin, and gives a refreshing feeling to the skin. Apply grated cucumber or cucumber juice on the dark parts. Lightly scrub the grated cucumber on your dark neck, and then rinse off with fresh water.
10.  Orange Peel and Milk
 Use of orange peel is the best herbal treatment for dark neck. Mix the dried orange peel powder with milk and apply it on the neck area and after 15-20 minutes wash it with cool water.

11. Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera Gel is a natural skin lightener, which not only lightens the skin color but also reduces dark spots. Apply a layer of pure Aloe Vera gel on the dark skin directly. Wash it with water after 15 minutes.

12. Cucumber, Lime juice and Turmeric Powder
Mix 1 teaspoon cucumber juice with 1 teaspoon lime juice and a pinch of turmeric powder. Leave on neck for 20 minutes and then wash off.

13. Gram flour, Sandalwood, Lime juice and Milk
Make a paste of 1 teaspoon gram flour,1 teaspoon sandalwood powder, half teaspoon of lime juice, half teaspoon of milk and pinch of turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredients and apply on your neck for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off.

14. Strawberry and Papaya
Crush two strawberries and mix with 1 tablespoon of papaya paste. Now apply it to your neck. Vitamin and minerals contained by these fruits help to nourish the skin cells of neck. Enzyme papain in papaya removes dead skin cells while anti oxidants in strawberries helps to repair skin fast.

15. Honey and Lemon
Warm little honey and add little lemon drops to it. Apply this paste to neck and leave it for 15 minutes for fading the dark skin.

16. Cocoa butter, Milk and Honey
Cocoa butter helps to moisturize the skin and reduce the dark appearance of the neck. Milk cleanses the skin and also lightens the skin. Mix half teaspoon of cocoa butter, with 1 teaspoon of milk and half teaspoon of honey. Mix all the ingredients and apply on your neck for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with water.

17. Oatmeal Powder and Milk
Oatmeal can be used in different ways to remove the dark neck. Oatmeal acts as a scrub and helps in the exfoliation of the skin. Mix half tablespoon of oatmeal powder with 1 tablespoon of milk and apply on the dark skin. Leave for 15-20 minutes and rinse off with fresh water.

18. Chickpea flour and Yogurt
Mix equal quantities of chickpea flour and yogurt into a fine paste. Apply this on the dark skin and scrub lightly. Leave it to dry. Wash it off with cold water.