Dark underarms Remedy

Dark underarms, how to cure dark armpitsDark underarms is a very common problem. Many women have to give up on sleeveless clothing because of dark underarms. There can be many reasons for having more than normal dark underarms like excessive shaving, deodorants containing bad chemicals, dead skin and friction. If you sense your underarms are very dark then it can be because of medical condition as well. Here are do's n don'ts which helps to control this problem.

Shaving and hair removing cream

Experts also reveal that excessive shaving and use of hair removing creams with severe chemicals are the major causes of dark armpits. For hair removal, use waxing method and avoid shaving and hair removing creams. Waxing removes hairs from root and helps to remove the layer of dead skin.

Dead skin
If underarms are not cleaned and exfoliated regularly, it will create the layer of dead skin around armpit area.This will darken the armpits.

Some deodorants contain metallic salts, which are harmful to the skin. Using chemically harsh fragrances and antiperspirants may cause dark skin. Clean your underarms daily and exfoliate gently with good scrub.

Overweight people are more likely victims of dark underarms. Excessive fatty skin around underarm causes friction leading to dead skin and rashes with dark underarms.

Tight clothing
Very tight clothing like ill fitting or rough textured blouses, shirts, tops brush against the underarm skin and deteriorate the skin texture.

Some home remedies you can try to reduce dark underarms

1) Rub armpit area with lemon wedge. Let it dry and wash afterward. Lemon has citric acid which helps to lighten the skin.
2) Apply the paste 2 tbsp Yogurt + 2 pinch of Turmeric + 1 tbsp Besan (Gram Flour). Let it dry and then wash with warm water. Lactic acid in yogurt is a natural skin smoother. Turmeric helps to lighten the skin darkness and returns its natural glow. Gram flour is natural exfoliant. Apply this at least three times a week.

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