We are desire flawless arm pits but dark and uneven coloured arm pits is a common issue these days thanks to shaving, using roll-on deodorants containing alcohol, using bleaching products etc. All of this can irritate the skin and make it product more melanin which is a common skin defence mechanism by our bodies. It is important to be extra careful towards about what you put on your skin and arm pit area is no exception. Coconut oil is a great beauty ingredient and can be used to keep your armpits soft, white and flawless-looking. Below is how you could make an easy coconut oil armpit scrub –
Coconut oil effectively brightens your skin, hydrates deeply and adds a healthy glow to it.
Coconut oil is a great skin moisturizer and adds a boost of moisture to your armpits that keep it soft and healthy. This also reduces friction and possible irritation.
Baking soda is an excellent skin exfoliator that helps to get rid of the dead and damaged cells, and also kills germs.
Both the ingredients together helps moisturize the armpit area along with gently exfoliating the dead skins away and revealing fresh new whiter skin gradually.
Lemon juice too has skin brightening and bleaching properties that add a brightened effect.
Things you need-
- 2-3 tablespoons organic edible coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Baking soda enough to make a scrub-like paste
In a bowl, add coconut oil and lemon juice. Add in baking soda enough to make a thick paste. Mix well.
To use, apply the paste on your armpits and massage for good 2-3 minutes. Do this before having a bath on every day basis.