Do you want to go sleeveless? But your dark and discolored underarms don’t allow you.
Wanna get rid of dark underarms? Read On!
You always pay close attention to your face and hair but you are unknowingly missing to care about your underarms.
Our underarm skin is super sensitive, so obviously it needs more care. If you are not caring for your underarms, it may turn to excessive darkness.
There are a number of different reasons that cause darker or discolored underarm skin.
From the reaction of your deodorant to the accumulation of dead skin cells, excessive sweating to improper ventilation, shaving to hair removal creams, exposed to some cosmetic chemicals or too much exposure to sun’s UV rays.
The good news is that there are a number of different methods and natural remedies that can save your underarms to turn pigmentated.
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How To Whiten Underarms Fast and Effective [4 simple steps]
1. Always keep yourself clean
The first thing is care. If you do proper care then it reduces the chances to turn your underarms darker. Here are a few tips to follow.
Take shower daily as it protects your skin from harmful bacterias and odors.
If it is possible, wear natural fibers like silk, cotton, wool instead of synthetic ones like nylon, polyester, etc. Natural fiber clothes tend to evaporate sweat quickly and keep moisture under control.
Apply a good natural deodorant after a shower to control underarm odor. A good deodorant should keep down the odor of your armpits while not irritating your skin.
2. Remove Underarm Hair
Removing underarms hair not only give you a clean appearance but also have many other benefits.
Underarm hair allows bacterias to grow rapidly, it means more sweat and odor. So removing that underarm hair is a good idea as it masks the odor and sweat.
But always be careful while removing your armpit hair. Use a mild astringent afterward to reduce irritation.
3. Exfoliate Your Underarms
As you exfoliate your face to removes old and dead skin cells, the same applies to your underarms. Dead skin accumulation can cause discolored underarm skin.
So here Exfoliation becomes very important if you want to get rid of that discolored underarms. Not only Exfoliation removes uneven underarm color but also helps to get rid of skin irritation, dryness, and inflammation.
Here are a few very simple ways to exfoliate your underarm skin.
One simple way is to rub gently with a washcloth when washing your underarms.
Try Potato – Potato being good to remove dark circles, is also an excellent way to get rid of pigmentated underarms. It has excellent bleaching properties as well as good for smoothening and softening the skin.
Simply peel a potato, grate it, juice it out and just apply on your armpits for 10-15 minutes, then rinse off with water.
The Cucumber Remedy – Cucumber is an all-time favorite and effective remedy for the skin. It is also a good choice to get rid of dark armpits.
All you have to do is rub a few slices on your armpits for 1-2 minutes, then leave the juice for 10 minutes on your dark parts and then rinse it off with water.
4. Whiten your underarms
Luckily, there are many different natural homemade remedies that can help you to whiten those armpits fast and effectively. Here you will find a few of them. So here we go!
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Baking Soda and Coconut Oil Scrub
Baking soda is known as one of the best exfoliators as we also use this ingredient to exfoliate dark lips. Here baking soda helps you to get rid of that stubborn darker underarms. While coconut oil nourishes and moisturizes the skin.
Mix 1 tbsp baking soda with 2 tbsp coconut oil and make a thick paste.
Scrub it on all over your dark underarms for a few minutes, wait for 5-10 minutes then rinse your armpits and dry it.
Repeat this scrub 2-3 times a week.
Rice Flour And Vinegar Scrub
Rice flour works as a natural bleaching agent while vinegar ensures to kill any bacterial activity. For the best results try this scrub thrice in a week.
Take 2 tsp of Vinegar with 1tbsp of Rice Flour. Mix all together to make a paste.
Apply it all over the underarms and scrub gently for a couple of minutes in a circular direction.
Allow it to sit for 10 minutes then wash the area with water.
Continue this process 3 times a week.
Walnut Powder Scrub
Walnut powder scrub is a good way to unclog the skin pores to lighten up your dark armpits fast.
Combine 1 teaspoon of raw honey and 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice in 1 teaspoon of walnut powder. Stir well and make a fine paste.
Apply it gently over the underarms for a couple of minutes in a circular motion.
Allow it to sit for 15 minutes then rinse it off.
Do this thrice a week.
Orange Peel Powder Scrub
Being rich in Vitamin C, Orange peel powder acts as mild bleaching powder. It has also the exfoliant properties, which effectively exfoliates your underarm skin to remove dead cells, and bacterias.
First, dry the orange peel, then grind it to make powder.
Combine 2 tablespoon of this orange peel powder
Stire to make a thick paste and apply it to your dark underarms.
Gently scrub for a few minutes and then wait for 15 minutes.
Rinse it off with cold water and pat dry.
Apply this 3 times a week.
So that’s it. Just use these are a few simple methods to “How To Whiten Underarms Fast and Effective“.
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