Winter is around the corner – and you are glad because you won’t have to worry about people taking a sneak peek at your dark underarms. Those cute, snuggly sweaters are finally here to your rescue! But, what if I tell you that instead of dreading the sleeveless outfits, you can flaunt smooth, even toned arms this summer? Yup, it’s true.
The underarm area rarely gives us any trouble, apart from sweating, and we conveniently forget all about it. Unfortunately, the skin in this area is very sensitive and is susceptible to a variety of problems like rashes, pigmentation, infection, ingrown hair, and even pimples. There’s a lot that can happen in such a small area! However, one of the most common complaints by both men and women is pigmentation or discoloration.
Don’t let your dark underarms stop you from wearing your favorite clothes as we have effective remedies to lighten and brighten your underarms. Let’s take a look.
How To Get Rid Of Dark Underarms
Imagine there’s a wedding coming up that you must attend and that gorgeous sleeveless dress you wish to wear. But you don’t. Because of dark underarms. No more worries! Here are some home remedies for dark underarms. They are perfectly safe and have no side effects.
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1. Apple Cider Vinegar For Dark Underarms
You Will Need
- 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
What You Have To Do
- To the baking soda, add the vinegar and let the mix bubble.
- Once the bubbles have subsided, apply this mixture on the underarm area and let it dry.
- Rinse with cool water.
How Often You Should Do This
Repeat this thrice a week.
Why This Works
ACV contains mild acids that will remove the accumulated dead skin cells and also lighten the darkened underarm area. Additionally, it will also act as a disinfectant and kill the microbes present (1, 2).
If you have sensitive skin, use one teaspoon ACV, one teaspoon water, and baking soda mix.
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