Dark and pigmented underarms are one of the mot common beauty complaints. Due to a lot of friction and shaving, underarms tend to get darker. It can also be a result of pigmentation, lack of exfoliation, regular shaving, using a lot of different products especially alcohol based, genes etc. Don’t hide your armpits from the world anymore and try on some remedies listed below to gradually lighten your dark underarms-
TOMATO & SUGAR
Tomato has skin brightening properties and it also helps detox the skin and lighten it too. Cut tomato in half. Take some sugar in a bowl and dip fleshy side of the tomato in it. Rub the tomato gently on your armpits until the sugar dissolves and tomato gets mushy. Do this 3-4 times a week.
POTATO & LEMON
Potato and lemon have bleaching properties and together they work amazing. Peel a small sized potato and cut it into slices. Dip potato slice in lemon juice. Rub this potato slice on clean, washed and dried armpits for at least 5 minutes and let it completely dry. Keep it overnight.
CUCUMBER & LICORICE
Cucumber freshens armpits, lightens it and licorice has skin brightening and anti-pigmentation effects. Take some licorice powder in a bowl and dip cucumber slices in it. Wash your armpits and Rub this on your wet under arms for 2 minutes. Leave it on for 10 mins. Wash off and pat dry.
Apple cider vinegar can also help reduce dark patches, gets rid of dead skin and brightens skin. It is antibacterial and anti-fungal that keeps odor-causing bacteria at bay, thus keeping your underarms fresh. Apple cider vinegar also smooths rough armpit skin and gets rid of textured skin. READ MORE – Armpit Spray – Whiten armpits overnight
LEMON & TURMERIC
Lemon has natural bleaching properties and helps lighten any pigmentation and darkening. Rub the lemon slices dipped in turmeric on the armpits for 5 minutes. Keep it overnight or for the entire day. Do this daily.
CHARCOAL & POTATO
Charcoal naturally detoxes armpits and potato has natural bleaching properties. Make a paste using activated charcoal powder and enough fresh potato juice. Apply an even layer on armpits and rinse ff after 30 minutes. Do this daily.
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