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Anyone out there suffer from dark elbows? I hate summer & will not wear a short sleeve shirt anyone know of a skin dye? My elbows always look dirty : (

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:00 AM on Mar. 1, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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  • have u try to wipe them off with alcohol

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:05 AM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • I'd ask a derm but have you tried peroxide or bleach?
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 12:06 AM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • My kids knees look dirty when they are really dry.


    I would recommend trying a really good lotion before I would consider skin dye.


    I personally use Arbonne products as I love that they don't contain mineral oils. My kids are using them as well. Our son no longer has dry rough skin using the baby/childrens products and we had tried everything before.


    You can learn more about the products at http://try.myarbonne.com


    If you would like to try some samples just let me know.

    AussieMum2

    Answer by AussieMum2 at 1:15 AM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • This is easy to fix and cheap! try Banishing Cream Skin Discoloration Improver
    I sell Avon and this one works way better than more expensive creams I've tried elsewhere
    www.youravon.com/dhullum if you want to try it i'll give you free shipping to your house with
    code FSANY at checkout! Hope that helps :)

    Here's the link to the product I'm talking about http://shop.avon.com/shop/product.aspx?pf_id=31586&from=search&find_spec=discoloration&camp=200905&dir_delivery=1&rep_delivery=1
    usbornebooksdh

    Answer by usbornebooksdh at 5:00 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • i have really dry elbows as well..i found what works best is at night time put lotsa polysporin on them, and then a BIG bandaid..and then during the day rub them with lotion a few times..works wonders
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 2:28 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • First off use lots and lots of lotion throughout the day! Then when you go outside during the summer wear a big glob of sunscreen on your elbows(I know it sounds weird) but your skin will even out, sit out in the sun with sun tan lotion on your body and sunBLOCK on your elbows(remember big glob dont rub in) and it should even out. You might have to do it a few times, but after that it should even all out! Again though I stress the lotion part, lots and lots of lotion!
    VasquezFamily

    Answer by VasquezFamily at 3:22 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • Have you tried Exfoliating Products? Also when using lotions or any skin care products


    Read The Label First - Never use (SLS) sodium laurel sulfateor propylene glycol -Never use mineral oil, lanolins, or waxes -Never use artificial colors or fragrances -Are never tested on animals

    deniseslbri

    Answer by deniseslbri at 12:22 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

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