Underarms are subjected to a lot of factors that can cause darkening and pigmentation. Using alcohol-based deodorants and lotions, frequent shaving, unprofessional waxing services, skin conditions, lack of skin care etc. can contribute to under arm darkening. Charcoal is a great skin care ingredient and can help lightening and detoxing your arm pits. Below is a recipe for charcoal underarm brightening mask:
Activated charcoal- Detoxes armpits, adsorbs dirt and helps remove dead skin cells, lightens and brightens.
Aloe vera gel- Softens skin, has anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties.
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Things you need-
- 2 tablespoons organic aloe vera gel
- 1 teaspoon activated charcoal powder
In a bowl, add organic aloe vera gel. you can use both self-extracted aloe gel and commercial gel but make sure it is organic.
Add in activated charcoal powder and give it a good mix.
Apply the mask on cleansed armpit and let it sit for 15 minutes before wiping it off.
Use the mask once everyday for best results.