Each and every woman loves to wear sleeveless tops, but unfortunately not all of us are blessed with flawless white underarms. Dark underarms are a common problem among women and usually cause a lot of embarrassment too.
With dark underarms one always ends up being cautious constantly, trying not to put the hands up and staying uncomfortable...most of the time simply striving to hide the dark armpits.
Well, stop being embarrassed about your dark underarms, as help is at hand on how to whiten your skin. Dark underarms can be whitened easily, simply by some time tested home remedies. But before I discuss about the remedies, it is very important to know about the different causes leading to dark underarms.
Dark Underarms: Causes
- Negative reactions to deodorants
- Excessive Sweating
- Dead skin build-up
- Intake of androgen-based contraceptives
- Dark hair follicles
- Improper Washing
- Constant rubbing against tight clothing
Simply use a scrub to clean your underarms. Scrub your underarms gently twice a week religiously to avoid building up of dead skin. During your shower spend some extra time cleaning your underarms, I assure you this will surly give better results.. Scrub your underarms while using a pumice stone on regular basis to get rid of the dead skin. Most of all try to keep your armpits clean all the time.
Cut a lemon in half and rub it in your underarms in a circular motion thoroughly. The citric acid of lemon helps to kill the bacteria from the underarms , also helps to lighten the skin color immensely. lemon is a natural bleaching agent , therefore very effective in treating dark underarms.
Bleach your underarms by using yogurt. Before going for your bath try to use yogurt therapy and experience amazing results . Simply make a paste of 2 tablespoon of fresh and unflavored yogurt and one teaspoon of gram flour. Mix it thoroughly and apply this paste to your underarms and leave it on for about 15 to 20 minutes. Daily application of yogurt and gram flour paste will whiten your underarms naturally.
Tips To Avoid Dark Underarms
Why suffer from dark underarms when you can avoid them? Follow these golden tips and avoid getting dark underarms for good.
Maintain good hygiene.Waxing is an excellent treatment as an underarm whitener; as it helps to pull the hair from the roots and makes the armpits look lighter and cleaner. Friction is one of the main culprits causing dark underarms. So try to stay away from polyester or synthetic clothing.
Excess flabby arms also lead to dark underarms due to rubbing of skin against the skin. Try to lose weight. Avoid hair removing creams completely, as regular use leads to dark underarms.
Never ever pick up a razor to clean your underarms, it is the most common and the best way to make your underarms dark. Shaving increases the skin pigmentation a great deal and makes the hair dark and the skin very hard. Avoid excessive use of antiperspirant roll–on but opt for anti- fungal powder instead.
By now you know how to treat your dark underarms. Whiten your underarms and get set to wear your beautiful sleeveless tank tops and dresses, which have been hiding in your closet for ages. From now on don’t be ashamed of your underarms, but simply practice these remedies and be proud to go bare!