Few people possess dark bumps on the legs looking like a strawberry, known as Comedones. Comedones are hair follicles or ingrown hair trapped under the skin. These pores may contain bacteria or dead skin cells or oil. Though it is not harmful, gives unease feel to wear shorts. A chemical peel or a laser hair removal may be a permanent solution but can be taken care of by simple home remedies.
Baking Soda: The anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of baking soda exfoliates the skin, treats the dryness leaving a smooth and radiant look to the legs. Mix 1 spoon of baking soda with 1 spoon of water and make it a paste. Apply the paste on the leg and let it dry for 4 to 5 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera moisturizes the skin and improves healing. Apply fresh aloe Vera on the legs and massage gently for two minutes. Leave it for 10 minutes and wash with cold water.
Sea Salt: Calcium, Sodium, Magnesium, Potassium-rich sea salt maintains pH balance and skin health. Mix ¼ cup of sea salt and ½ cup of coconut oil to make a thick paste. Scrub this gently on both the legs for a minute or two. Rinse with water. Do this 1-2 times in a week it helps in dead cell removal and stores mineral balance in the body.
Coffee-ground: Mix ground coffee, Palm Sugar and Coconut oils to form a scrub. Massage it once or two in a week.
Egg Whites: Mix Egg white and lemon juice and apply it on the legs, let it rest for 5 minutes. Then rinse with water.