Why are my inner thighs dark in color?
Hello, I am a 15 years old female. I am not fair but my complexion is between fair and wheatish. I have an even skin tone but why do my inner thighs are darker than the rest of the thighs? Can anyone tell me the reason behind dark inner thighs?
@juana Hello, don’t worry it is common dark skin on the inner thighs can be experienced by anyone, regardless of skin tone. It occurs when the skin on the inner thigh produces an abundance of melanin, a pigment that gives skin its color. This is called hyperpigmentation. The discoloration of dark inner thighs may even stretch into the bikini or groin area. There are a number of reasons why a person may experience a darkening of the skin on the inner thighs like hormonal imbalance, particularly among women during lactation, pregnancy, or menstruation, sun exposure, friction from tight clothing, chafing due to walking or exercising. Talk to a dermatologist before using an OTC product for skin lightening. They can evaluate the underlying cause and help you choose an appropriate product.