How To Lighten Your Dark Under Arms-Easy And Natural Way


When the summer is about to arrive you worry about people taking a sneak peak at your darker under arms. You need not worry about this any more, you can flaunt your favorite sleeveless dress without any hesitation.

The most common problem faced by both men and women for under arm is discoloration. This tiny area hardly gives any problem but it can’t be ignored as well because the area is very sensitive and may cause problems like rash, pigmentation, infection and some times pimples too.

Here are some home remedies to brighten your under arms.

Ways To Lighten Your Under Arms

1. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera contains an enzyme called aloesin which is responsible for skin pigmentation. In addition aloe vera is anti bacterial in nature and can give soothing effect to inflamed skin.

How To Use It

Take one aloe vera leaf, cut open in half and extract gel from it. Apply this gel in the arm pit area and let it reamin for 15-20 minutes. You may rinse after that. Repeat it 3-4 times a week.

2. Castor Oil

Castor oil is capable of clearing the skin pores and even removes all the impurities from the skin. It acts as a skin conditioner and removes all the dead skin cells and lightens the skin.

How To Use It

Before going to shower, take 2 teaspoon of castor oil and rub the under arm area with it. Give a nice massage and use it daily for better result.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is capable of removing dead skin cells from underarms as it contains mild acids. If you have sensitive skin then you must careful as it may cause irritation.

How To Use It

Take 2 table spoon of apple cider vinegar and baking soda each. Mix it well and then apply it on the under arm area. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash with cold water. You can do it every alternate day.

4. Turmeric

Turmeric is used from centuries for skin brightening as well for removing dark spots of skin. It is anti bacterial in nature and is safe to use.

How To Use It

Take a tablespoon of turmeric and mix it with small amount of milk to form a paste. Now apply this paste in under arm area, allow it to dry completely and then wash away. You can even mix a teaspoon of honey to this paste and apply.

5. Lemon Juice

Lemon has bleaching properties as it contains citric acid and will do wonders in treating your dark under arms.

How To Use It

Extract juice from one lemon and then rub the under arm area area with this juice. Rub it for good 2-3 minutes and then wash. You can even cut the lemon into half and rub it directly on dark under arms. Repeat it daily for better results.

6. Pumice Stone

Pumice stone acts as an exfoliate and is used from decades for removing dark layer of the skin.

How to Use It

Wet the pumice stone and rub it gently on the under arm area. Don’t be too harsh as it may irritate your skin and give rashes. Use it 2-3 times a week.

7. Cucumber And Rose Water

These two ingredients are capable of lightening the darker underarms as well as give cooling effect to the skin.

How To Use It

Take 2-3 slices of cucumber and extract juice from it, now add few drops of rose water to it. Rub the effected area with this and give a gently massage. Wash after some time and repeat it everyday.

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