How to Whiten Dark Underarms in 1 Week

How to Whiten Dark Underarms in 1 Week

How to Whiten Dark Underarms in 1 Week
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Underarms or armpits are the most common source of embarrassment among women. If your armpit is darker than your normal skin color, the reasons could be many. Major causes of dark underarms are shaving, use of deodorants and antiperspirants, use of chemicals-loaded hair removing creams, sweat clogging due to poor ventilation etc.

Good thing, there are home remedies available right beyond your grasps. Here are the top 10 of the proven ways on how you can whiten your underarms.

 

  1. Potato. Potatoes contain natural bleaching agents. This essential kitchen staple is one of the best natural ways to get rid of dark armpits. Simply rub a potato slice over the dark areas. You can even apply the juice squeezed out from a potato. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with cold water. Repeat the process twice a day until you see the effect.

  1. Baking Soda. It acts as the best exfoliator on the dark underarm skin. Mix a little baking soda with water to form a thick paste. Scrub your underarms with this paste for 10 minutes and wash it off. For the best results, repeat the process twice a week.

  1. Apple Cider Vinegar. The Amino acid content in apple cider vinegar works on the dead skin cells and helps exfoliate the skin. Mix apple cider vinegar and baking soda in a bowl. Let it bubble. When the fizzing stops, apply the mixture on the underarm area. Scrub gently and allow it to dry. Rinse it off with cold water.

  1. Lemon. It is loaded with antibacterial properties, lemon acts as the natural bleaching agent to help lighten the skin. It also helps in exfoliating the dead skin cells and fights body odor. Simply rub a lemon slice under the arms for 15-20 minutes prior to shower. Rubbing the lemon twice a day gets you instant results.

 

  1. Milk. With a plethora of vitamins and fatty acids, milk is believed to be the best armpit whitening agent. Pour a little milk into a bowl. Add equal amount of honey and some gram flour into it. Make a thick paste. Apply this on the underarm area and allow it to dry. Wash it with cold water.

  1. Olive Oil. Add a little olive oil and brown sugar in a bowl and mix them well. Apply this mixture on the underarm skin. Scrub gently for five minutes and leave it for another 10 minutes. Clean the area with lukewarm water. This natural remedy not only helps exfoliate the skin, but lightens the skin with instant result.

 

  1. Aloe Vera. The herbal plant is known for its medicinal and skincare properties. Aloe vera gel is an effective remedy for lightening the dark underarms. Apply aloe vera gel on the dark areas and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. You can also mix aloe vera gel with lemon juice or papaya for better results.

  1. Tomato Juice. Tomatoes are extremely effective home ingredient for lightening the underarm area. The bleaching properties work on the dark areas to give you the desired effect. Extract the juice from the tomato and rub it on the dark areas. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off with water.

 

  1. Turmeric. Add turmeric powder and milk in a bowl. You can also add a little honey into the mixture. Mix them well to form a thick paste. Apply it on the affected area and leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse.

  1. Cucumber. Known for its cooling properties, cucumber is another agent for treating dark armpits, thanks to its natural bleaching agents. Strain the juice from cucumber. Apply this juice daily on the dark areas with the help of a cotton ball. Repeat the process until you get the result.

There you have it! I hope these remedies can help you achieve that ‘kilikiling-artista’.

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