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If you have dark underarms area, then there’s no need to worry, these simple and natural home remedies will work their magic.
Dark underarms are usually caused by clogged pores or darkening of the skin, very similar to that which occurs from excessive sun exposure.
Dark underarms also can be caused by a range of things, including shaving, hair removal creams, excess sweating and alcohol based deodorants.
Potato acts as a natural bleaching agent. Regular scrubbing your underarms with a thin slice of potato and washing off with lukewarm water will gradually reduce the darkening of the skin.
Cucumber has mild bleaching properties too, so rubbing your underarms each day with a cucumber slice will not only lighten the skin, but it’s soothing too.
Rub your underarms with a lemon slice, wait for couple of minutes, then wash off.
Plain yoghurt is another product from your kitchen that can help lighten dark underarms. Apply it daily while in the shower, let it sit on your skin for couple of minutes, then rinse; you will see the difference quickly, as the yoghurt lightens, nourishes and exfoliates your skin.
Coconut oil’s high vitamin E content makes it an ideal skin treatment. You can also mix coconut oil with brown sugar and massage your underarms with it for couple of minutes while in the shower, then rinse.
It sounds like a bit of a sticky solution, but honey is well-known for its soothing, antibacterial and lightening properties. Spread a small amount of honey under your arms, allow it to dry and then, wash off with warm water. lighten the skin.
Baking soda also can help you lighten your dark underarms. Just mix baking soda with a little bit of water and scrub your underarms with this natural home remedy. This treatment will unclog pores and remove dead cells accumulated in your underarm.
Aloe Vera also can be used as natural home remedy for dark underarms. Just massage Aloe Vera gel under your arms, wait for 5-10 minutes, then rinse.