The real reason why your underarm are so dark.
Dark armpits are offensive and unpleasant to look. A clean, well-toned armpit signifies a healthy skincare practice, which in turn impacts strongly on one’s personality. Keeping a good-looking armpit is not for the ladies alone, men too, should endeavor to keep their underarm neat. Our armpits require lots of care and regular cleaning to look their best.
A lot of factors can impact negatively on the looks of your armpits like;
- Poor exfoliation habits.
- Excess sweat.
- Excessive use of deodorants and antiperspirants.
- Dead skin cells.
- Shaving method.
- Hereditary factors.
- And use of poorly made toning soaps.
Ways to lighten your underarm.
You may want to lighten your underarm physically or with natural organic ingredients. Frequent exfoliation removes excess sweat, sticky deodorants and dead cells that build up in your underarm. For the physical exfoliation, use a body brush or sponge to scrub your underarm every day.
Natural whitening organic items includes;
Lemon, cucumber, sugar, honey, turmeric, potatoes, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar etc.
Most used combinations.
cucumber and lemon juice.
Cucumber benefit for dark spots
The acid in cucumber water helps to fade scars, spots, reduce inflammation and redness of the skin. While whitening and smoothening your underarm.
How to use
Grate a thin slice of cucumber and add few drops of lemon juice. Mix, and then apply the mixture on your underarm. Leave for 30 minutes and rinse with warm water. Do these, four times a week for a considerable difference.
- coconut oil, lemon juice and brown sugar.
Benefit for skin.
can help reduce the appearance of dark spots, blemishes and shaving bumps.
Is a natural organic bleaching agent, used to lighten dark spots. Lemon is one of the best lightening item used for any age-old spot, acne, sunburns, eye circles, dark knees, and underarm.
Sugar granules can help remove dry, flaky skin cells and brighten tired, dull looking skin. And when combined with natural oils, it can leave a smooth, soft and supple skin.
How to use
Mix brown sugar, coconut oil and a few drop of lemon juices in a bowl. Apply directly to your underarm with a soft foam. scrubbing gently in a circular motion, allow it sit for 30 minutes. Wash and then pat dry.
Benefits for skin.
Potatoes contains an enzyme called catecholase, which has a natural bleaching property. Potatoes can whiten dark spots efficiently.
How to use
Grate a slice of potatoes and apply directly to your armpits, leave for 30 minutes and then rinse. Do these every day for two weeks. And your armpits will begin to lighten naturally.
How to avoid dark underarm.
- Shave the right way. Shaving right also mean choosing the right shaving method. Choose the right shaving blade and use a good moisturizing gel or cream while shaving.
- Exfoliate your underarm at least four times in a week.
- Wear loose clothing when the weather is very hot to avoid excessive sweat.
- Use naturally made deodorants and antiperspirants.
- Do not use poor bleaching soaps on your underarm.
Try the above natural ingredients and enjoy a clean, smooth and well- toned armpit today. Join the wellness community by filling in your email address below to get our latest topics straight to your inbox. And do not forget to share, comment or contribute.