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What are different home remedies for Dark Underarms? – Part 2

Dark Underarms are caused by:
– Strong Chemicals
– Too Much Shaving
– Dead Skin Build Up
– Medical Conditions
– Friction

Home Remedies for Dark Armpits or Underarms

11. Potato juice
• Rubbing raw potato juice on the underarm skin is also an effective home remedy.
• This will help in whitening dark underarms.
• Potato juice contains natural bleaching properties.
• They help in restoring the fairness of underarm skin.

12. Tomatoes
• Tomato also has great bleaching properties.
• Rubbing raw tomato slices on the underarms for 10 minutes every day can help lighten underarm skin .

13. Raw milk
• Mix two teaspoons of raw milk with the same quantity of cucumber juice and few drops of lemon.
• Apply the solution with a cotton ball on the underarms.
• Leave it to dry.
• Wash with water and pat dry.

14. Licorice
• This is one of the herbs which can help in getting rid of dark underarms.
• A licorice paste can be applied regularly for the effective whitening of dark underarms.
• Licorice root extract can also be mixed with raspberry and aspen extracts to treat the discoloration.
• These herbal extracts have medicinal properties that can stimulate the production of pheomelanin.
• This helps in lightening dark underarms.

15. Fenugreek seeds
• A spoonful of fenugreek seeds can be soaked in water overnight.
• This mixture can be consumed the following morning, after straining it.
• This is a great herbal treatment for dark underarms.

16. Cinnamon
• Consuming a capsule of cinnamon twice a day, preferably in the morning and evening can be of great help.
• This will treat underarm discoloration.
• These home remedies pose no known risks.

Other Suggestions for Dark underarms
• Use anti-fungal powder instead of anti-perspirants.
• Wear cotton clothes instead of nylon and silk.
• Do not shave your underarms.
• Wax them regularly instead.
• This will remove hair and also the dead skin.
• Exfoliate your skin on a regular basis.
• The moist and warm underarms attract bacteria.
• It is not our sweat that causes body odor but the bacteria that are present in this area.
• Bacteria thrive on dead skin cells and excess sebum and sweat.
• It is important to shower regularly.
• Exfoliation helps to get rid of dead skin cells and excess sweat.
• Make your own exfoliation scrub to help reduce the risk of dark underarms.

Exfoliation scrub
• Grind a handful of unpolished rice so that it becomes a coarse powder.
• Place this rice flour along with a few tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a bowl.
• Mix it thoroughly so that it forms a thick paste.
• Apply this paste to your underarms and massage it slowly into your skin.
• It would be best to do this after a warm shower.
• This will help the dirt and dead skin cells to sufficiently loosen.
• Allow the paste to remain on for a few minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
• Apple cider vinegar is a potent but gentle natural acid.
• This will help to eliminate as well as to prevent bacterial growth.
• Use this scrub at least once a week.

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