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Dark underarms is a cause of concern for many people. Many feel very self conscious about it and cannot wear sleeveless tops or dresses with short sleeves. Some of the causes of dark armpits are frequent shaving, allergic to deodorants, spraying perfume directly on the skin there, friction caused between tight clothing and underarms, improper washing resulting in dead skin build up, excessive use of hair removing creams, anti-perspirants etc. Find few natural tips to get rid of dark underarms below -
According to beauty experts, waxing is a better option to remove underarms hair than shaving or using depilatory creams. Most hair removing creams contains chemical which might cause darkening of underarms to some people. The only problem about waxing is that, you have to wait for a certain period of time before you wax again. Waxing not only helps to lighten your underarms but also removes dead skin. If you cannot avoid shaving, use a moisturizing shaving cream and a new blade. Also moisturize your skin well after shaving.
Keep your underarms clean by washing them well. Have bath regularly. Wear cotton clothing and try to avoid synthetic clothing. Deodorants contain metallic salts that result in darkening of skin tone for some people. So try to avoid using it often.
Rinse your underarms with fresh diluted lemon juice to reduce odor caused by excessive sweating.
Exfoliate your armpits with sugar and olive oil gently once a week.
The safest way to whiten armpits is to go for natural skin bleaches like curd, lemon juice, cucumber juice etc. Find some home remedies to get rid of dark armpits below-
Scrubbing will help in getting rid of the dead skin cells. Mix chickpeas flour with few drops of lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric and make a paste. Rub on that area gently and leave it to dry. Wash it off after that. Follow this home treatment for a month to get rid of dark armpits.
Mix pure sandalwood paste with a few drops of lemon juice and cucumber juice to form a fine paste. Then apply on your armpits. Wash it off after it dries. This natural treatment also helps.
Apply sandalwood paste mixed with rose water and a few drop of lemon juice. Apply it on the area and wash it off after 15-20 minutes.
Mix curd with besan or gram flour, a pinch of turmeric powder and apply it on that area. Curd has natural bleaching properties and will help to lighten the skin tone. Do not use too much turmeric powder at they will leave an ugly yellow stain on the skin.
Mix olive oil with a pinch of turmeric powder and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply it on the dark armpits 20 minutes before bath.
Hope these home remedies will help you to get rid of dark underarms, if problem persist, consult a dermatologist who will help you.
Human skin color is primarily due to the presence of melanin in the skin. Skin color ranges from almost black to white with a pinkish tinge due to blood vessels underneath. Variation in natural skin color is mainly due to genetics.-Wikipedia .
We cannot change the color of our skin, but we can improve our complexion by these natural home remedies.
Avoid chemical bleach to whiten your skin as it damages the skin, instead try these home remedies to get a fair skin. Lemon, curd, honey, cucumber, raw potatoes, tomatoes are some natural products which have bleaching properties.
Home Remedies to become fair
1.To become fair, mix rice flour with curd and apply it on the face. Massage gently using circular movements and wash it off after 5 minutes.
2.Mix a tsp of curd, fresh lemon juice and honey and apply it on the face. It helps to lighten skin color.
3.Mix raw potato juice with a few drops of little lemon juice and apply it on the face with a cotton wool.
4.Mix chick pea powder in a little water and apply to the face. After 15-20 minutes, wash it off with cold water. This lightens your skin tone.
5.Apply tomato juice mixed with a little curd 15-20 minutes before bath.
6. Use of natural scrub like oatmeal (add warm water to oatmeal, mix it well to form a paste) helps to remove dead skin cells and stimulate blood circulation. Mix oatmeal paste with few drops of lemon juice, apply it on face and wash after 20 minutes to improve complexion naturally.
7. Mix 3 drops of fresh lemon juice to a little milk, apply it on the skin, leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with warm water.
8.Honey mixed with a little lemon juice is an excellent natural bleach.
9.Dry lemon peels well, powder it and store it. It can be added to your home made face packs as it has natural bleaching properties.
10.Drink lot of water, include fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet and avoid too much exposure to strong sunlight.
Lastly love the way you are, as dark healthy skin is also beautiful.