Dark underarms can be really embarrassing, specially during the summers. So now we thank that winters has already set in and we don’t have to worry about people peeking at our dark underarms.
The skin at our underarms area is really sensitive and therefore it is prone to a variety of problems like rashes, pigmentation, discoloration and ingrown hair. So those of you find yourself leaning towards full sleeved outfits even during the summers, don’t worry girl, you are not alone! We feel you!
So what if I tell you that you can now flaunt smooth, even toned underarms by the simplest of means, right at your home and without spending stack of dollars! Unbelievable right?? But trust me it’s true.
Well it’s not a medical condition or something that you should be worried about. If the underarms are simply darker than the rest of the body then the causes can me many. Dark underarms can result from shaving, using deodorants with alcohol, perspiration, chemical loaded hair removal creams, poor ventilation etc.
Here are some tips that can save you from this. Later we will move on to DIY’s.
PROVEN WAYS TO WHITEN DARK UNDERARMS AT HOME:
Surprising as it is. This kitchen ingredient can be very helpful in lightening dark underarms. It contains natural bleaching agents that get rid of the darkness. Simply cut the potatoes in slices and rub the slices on your underarms. Leave it for about for 15-20 minutes then rinse it off with cold water. Repeat this process twice a day until you see improvement.
2. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR:
ACV has tons of benefits when it comes to skin related issues. It contains amino acids that work on dead skin cells by exfoliating the skin. Mix apple cider vinegar and baking soda in a bowl and let it bubble. When the fizzing stops apply the paste onto your underarms. Let it dry. Then scrub it and rinse it off with cold water. Do this 2 times a week for best results.
3. COCONUT OIL:
Coconut oil also has millions of skin related benefits. The vitamin E in coconut oil makes it one of the best and natural skin lightening agents. Massage the coconut oil onto your underarms and keep it for about 15 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water. Repeated use of it will help lighten your underarms over time.
Lemon is loaded with anti bacterial properties. It also acts as a natural bleaching agent that helps to lighten dead skin. It also helps in exfoliating the dead skin cells and fights body odor. Cut the lemon into half and rub each slice onto your underarms. Let it sit for about 15-20 minutes. Then shower as you normally would. Doing this method twice a day will give the best results.
Cucumbers also has many beneficial properties. It is also a natural bleaching agent but it is also calming and soothing at the same time. It is also a healing agent. Grate a cucumber and strain out the juice. Apply this juice daily onto your underarms with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it for about 15-20 minutes, then rinse it off. Keep doing this until you finally see the results.
6. ORANGE PEEL:
Oranges are loaded with vitamin C which helps in lightening and brightening of the skin. Dry out some orange peels under the sun and then grind them to make a powder. Mix this powder with rose water and raw milk. Mix it well to make a thick paste. Scrub your underarms with this paste for about 15-20 minutes. Then rinse it off with cold water. Do this 3 times a week to see visible results.
7. GRAM FLOUR:
Another great home remedy is gram flour. It reduced the sebum production keeping your underarms dry and fresh. It also helps in skin brightening. Mix 2 tablespoon of gram flower with a few drops of lemon juice and a pinch of turmeric. Turmeric also has anti bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that are good for your skin. Make this into a thick paste and apply it onto your underarms. Let it dry for about 30 minutes then rinse it off with cold water. Do this 3 times a week.
Milk has plenty of vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids. With all these properties it is believed to be the best skin whitening agent. Take 4 tablespoon of raw milk and add equal amounts of honey and gram flour to it. Mix it well until you get a thick paste. Apply this onto your underarms and let it dry for about15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. Do this 2 times a week.
9. OLIVE OIL:
Olive oil also brightens and lightens your skin. Mix 2 tablespoon of olive oil with 1 tablespoon of brown sugar. Mix it well. Apply this mixture onto your underarms and scrub gently for about 5 minutes. Leave it 4 another 10 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this 2 times a week.
10. ALOE VERA:
Loaded with anti-bacterial anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties this herbal plant is extremely beneficial for you skin. Take about 2 tablespoon of aloe vera gel and apply it onto your underarms. Leave it for about 15 minutes. Then rinse it off with cold water. You can also mix aloe vera with lemon or papaya for better results.
Sandalwood has been used for skin lightening since the age of our grandmas. This age old agent has a cooling effect and also controls body odor. Mix 4 tablespoon of sandalwood powder with 2 tablespoon of rose water and apply it onto your underarms. Leave it for about 10-15 minutes then wash it off with cold water. Do this 2-3 times a week.
Tomatoes has bleaching properties that is very effective in lightening and whitening of the skin. Grate a tomato and strain the juice. Rub the juice on your underarms and let it dry for about 20 minute. Rinse it off with cold water. Do this 2-3 times a week.
Turmeric has a powerful compound called cucurmin which helps in reducing melanin production. It also contains phytosterols and fatty acids which reduces oil production. Add 1 tablespoon of turmeric and 1 tablespoon of milk. Mix it well and apply it on your underarms. Leave this for about 30 minutes then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Do this 3 times a week to get best results.
14. MULTANI MITTI (FULLER’S EARTH)
This product works magic for skin discoloration and hyperpigmentation. Mix 2 tablespoon of multani mitti and few drops of lemon juice and a little water to make a fine paste. Apply this onto your underarms. Leave it for about 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this 2 times a week to get the desired results.
Now that we have given you so many remedies to whiten your underarms, you don’t have to stay away from your favourite clothes. Don’t let your underarms stop you from being YOU! Don’t loose hope and confidence, we are there for you. So lets look into some DIY’s that can help you whiten your underarms at home.
THINGS WE NEED:
4 tablespoon raw milk,
2 tablespoon baking soda,
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel,
1 tablespoon coconut oil
HOW TO USE:
Mix all the ingredients well. Clean your underarms with the help of a washcloth and some warm water prior to the application of the paste. Now massage the paste for about 2 minutes and then let it dry for about 15-20 minutes. Wash it with cold water. Do this 2-3 times a week for best results.
There are few more tips that you can try, so continue reading.
UNDERARMS WHITENING INSTANTLY AT HOME:
Things used are not 100% natural this time because natural ingredients take time to work. But all these products at easily available at home and really cost effective. So lets get started.
THINGS WE NEED:
Baking soda and lemon.
HOW TO USE:
Clean your underarms prior to the application of this remedy. Remove the hairs with preferably a razor(you can use any method suitable to you). Then take a pea size amount of toothpaste on your fingers and apply it on your underarms. Massage the toothpaste and let it stay there for about 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes clean your underarms with the help of face wipes. You can also use washcloth. You should see some improvement by now. Now take about 2 tablespoon of baking soda and half a lemon’s juice. Mix it well until you get a fine paste. Now apply this mixture with a help of a cotton ball. Keep ot for about 8-10 minutes. Let it dry. Then wash it off. Do this 2-3 times a week and you will get guaranteed results.
Now instead of dreading from sleeveless outfits this summer, here we being to you some more cost effective to get that perfectly toned celebrity like underarms. Lets jump into the remedy.
THINGS WE NEED:
2 tablespoon baking soda
toothpaste and half a lemon.
HOW TO USE:
Mix all the ingredients well until you get a cream like consistency. Clean your underarms with lukewarm water prior to the application. Apply the paste on your arms by massaging it for 4-5 minutes. Let it dry for about 6-8 minutes, then clean it off with lukewarm water. Do this 2-3 times a week to see the best results.
Don’t let anything stop you from enjoying your own life. Do whatever you want wear whatever you want. We have always got your back. So guys, that’s all for today’s article, hope it helped. Everything will be fine if you just keep doing YOU!