Summer is here ladies! You will want to pull out all those sleeveless and halter neck tops in your cupboard now. But wait. What about those underarms? Each girl wants beautiful, soft and white underarms. Often, waxing, shaving, use of hair removal creams, sweating and accumulation of dead skin cells may lead to dark underarms. Even anti-perspirants and underarm whitening deodrants contain harmful chemicals which cause dark underarms.
But worry not; there are many natural ways to cure dark underarms. These DIY home made ideas will give you the confidence to sport any top which you like this summer:
As amazing as saffron smells and is an important ingredient in food, it will give you striking white underarms. It will also get rid of bacteria which cause underarm odor. Mix few strands of saffron with a little milk and apply it to your underarms. Leave it overnight to get the best results. But you can also leave it on for 15-20 minutes and wash off with warm water.
Cucumber is a very good cooling agent and provides lot of relief for any sort of irritation or itchiness in your underarms. Mix little bit of lime juice with cucumber juice. You can also add a pinch of turmeric if you want. This will help to remove dead skin skills and also reduce discoloration.
Who knew gram flour could give you amazing white underarms? Well, besan or gram flour is a natural exfoliator which will help remove the accumulated dead skin cells. Just make a paste of two tablespoons of besan/gram flour, one tablespoon of yogurt and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply on your underarms for at least 20-30 minutes and then take a shower. Apply daily before bath for best results.
Coconut oil is used for not only hair or for cooking, it can solve many skin problems such as itchiness and dryness since it contains vitamin E. Just massage a little bit of coconut oil on your underarms and wash off after 10 minutes. If you do this every day, you will see that you will have great underarms within no time at all.
Potatoes are great bleaching agents. It’s especially great for those people who have sensitive skin since potatoes have mild acids which will not disturb the pH of your skin. Just cut thin slices of potatoes and rub them on your underarms and wash off after 15 minutes with warm water. You can also apply a little bit of honey on the sliced potatoes before applying. Honey will soften the skin naturally.
So, go ahead ladies, try out these safe, affordable, easy and chemical free DIY home remedies for curing dark underarms. Also, avoid using hair removal creams and stick to waxing because waxing will remove dead skin cells and bad odor. Also, make sure you don’t wear tight synthetic clothes in peak summers to avoid rashes and irritation. Be natural, stay healthy and be confident about your skin this summer!
Author : Shraddha Kulshrestha