The underarm area rarely gives us any trouble, apart from sweating, and we conveniently forget all about it. Unfortunately, the skin in this area is very sensitive and is susceptible to a variety of problems like rashes, pigmentation, infection, ingrown hair, and even pimples. There’s a lot that can happen in such a small area! However, one of the most common complaints by both men and women is pigmentation or discoloration.
Don’t let your dark underarms stop you from wearing your favorite clothes as we have effective remedies to lighten and brighten your underarms. Let’s take a look.
The process to lighten dark underarms has 2 steps :
So let us start how to lighten dark underarms permanently using natural ingredients.
STEP 1 : STEAMING
- Make sure you have waxed your underarms and they are clean.
- Now, dip a small hand towel in hot water.
- Wring it, i.e. remove the excess water and place it over your underarms. This is a way to take steam to open the pores of the skin.
- Do this twice or thrice for 5 minutes.
STEP 2 : UNDERARMS PACK
The pack has to be applied as soon as you are done taking the steam.
Things you will need for underarms pack :
- 2 tbsp maida or refined flour.
- 3 tbsp potato juice.
- 2 tbsp beetroot juice.
Note : If you don’t have beetroot, you can also use cucumber juice or tomato juice instead.
- Take a clean bowl.
- Mix all the above ingredients.
- You will get a paste like consistency.
How to apply to lighten dark underarms :
- As soon as you are done taking the steam apply this pack onto your underarms.
- Sit back or sleep in a relaxed position while keeping this on for 10-15 minutes.
- Once the pack has dried up, with the help of a loofah or with your fingers ( if you don’t have loofah ),scrub your underarms for 5 minutes.
- After scrubbing, wash it off with normal water.
- In first application, you will see great difference in your underarms. This method will help to lighten dark underarms (100% guarentee) and make it fairer in 3-4 applications.
WHY THIS WORKS ?
- Steaming helps to remove the darkness in the underarms easily. As this opens the pores of the skin. Also, the pack is absorbed properly into the skin cells.
- Potato contains vitamin E,B,calcium,potassium,iron,phosphorous and copper. Also, Potato contains mild acidic properties due to which it is an excellent bleaching agent.
- Beetroot has iron,vitamins and minerals which makes skin healthy and improves complexion.
- Maida or refined flour is a skin whitening agent.
TIPS TO LIGHTEN DARK UNDERARMS AND TO MAINTAIN FAIRER UNDERARMS :
- Always scrub your underarms with a loofah while bathing.
- Never directly apply deodorants on the underarm’s skin (especially till 2 days,when you have just waxed your underarms). You can use a roll-on which is 100% alcohol free after 2 days.
- Wax your underarms either with RICA WAX or HERBAL WAX.
- Never use any hair removal cream on your underarms.
- MYTH : Using razor to shave your underarms, make them darker. This is myth, using a razor thickens the hair growth in your underarms but it does not darker the underarms.
- If you have extremely darker underarms, wipe your underarms every night and apply any moisturizer. This will help the dark particles to get off your underarms and keeping them hydrated.
This was an easy remedy to lighten dark underarms. Hope you like it. Please try and let us know your experience in the comment section below. Thankyou..!
Read more : 5 Components Of Fitness – Check Your Fitness