Want to wear strappy outfits & pretty tube tops, but fear your darker underarm skin would be exposed & put you in an embarrassing situation!
The dark underarms is the reason, which constrains many people from donning sleeve-less dresses, wearing bathing suits on beaches and even participating in sports.
The darkening of underarms is often caused due to many reasons such as shaving, bad hair removing techniques, lack of moisturizing, sweating & accumulation of dead skin cells or even genetics and hormonal disorders.
In case the dark skin on your underarms is due to hormonal disorders or some other underlying medical conditions then you need to consult a doctor.
However, if it’s caused because of sweat, accumulation of dead skin or some wrong hair removal methods then you can treat it with home remedies or using a good quality topical cream.
How To Lighten Dark Underarms Skin?
Some times, you get so upset that you wish if you could lighten your underarm skin immediately. If your patience is running out, we suggest you try this home remedy. This remedy will give you quick visible results from the first use. With every subsequent use, you will find your dark skin getting a shade lighter.
Here is this effective home remedy:
You will need:
(i) Rock salt: 3 tablespoons
(ii) Baking soda: 3 tablespoons
(iii) White vinegar: 3 tablespoons
(iv) Hot water: 6 tablespoons
Mix all the above ingredients in a glass-mixing bowl to make a spreadable paste. Apply the mixture to the skin on your underarms and allow it to sit for about twenty minutes. When dried, wipe it off using a warm damp cloth. Voila, see how your underarms skin turns a shade fairer!
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