Underarm darkening and uneven skin tone on the underarms is really common!It can be either genetic or due to a skin condition or can be a result of number of factors like shaving aggressively, friction, using alcohol based deodorants and products, exfoliating way too much etc. if you are experiencing underarm darkening and if it bothers you, here we have our top 6 remedies to restore its natural complexion and lighten the dark patches and uneven skin tone-
Lemon armpit scrub – Use lemon to lighten dark patches and give your underarms an even skin tone. This remedy also helps prevent body odor. Simply grab a lemon and cut it in half. Dip it in some baking soda. Rub it on your armpits, leave it on for 5-10 mins and rinse off.
Rice mask- Simply grab a potato and blend it in the blender. Add some rice flour to make a paste and mix well. Apply a thick layer on armpits and keep it for 30 minutes. Wipe off and rinse. Do this few times a week. Potato along with rice has skin lightening properties.
Turmeric mask– Turmeric has great brightening properties! It also has anti-microbial effects that keeps odor causing bacteria at bay and keeps armpits bright and clean. READ MORE…
Charcoal treatment- Charcoal and aloe vera together make great detoxing treatment to refresh, brighten and cleanse the armpits. Add 1 teaspoon activated charcoal powder to 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel. Apply an even layer on cleansed armpits and let it sit for 20 minutes before rinsing off.
Vinegar armpit spray – This not only keeps your armpits fresh and dry, but also lightens it gradually with religious usage. READ MORE…
Coconut underarm whitening scrub – This will help lighten and brighten your armpits and moisturize at the same time. In a bowl, add baking soda and enough coconut oil to make a paste. Rub it on the armpits in small circular motions.. Rinse off and massage your armpits with few drops sweet almond oil to soften and brighten the skin.