Most of us love to wear sleeveless but it can be very embarrassing for some to flaunt their armpits because of the dark colour. Your underarms should naturally be about the same shade as the rest of your skin. Dark underarms usually aren’t a sign of anything serious, but some people may find them embarrassing especially when wearing tank tops or a swimsuit. So It is necessary to take sometime in taking care of them. Some of the reasons for dark underarms are
- Hormonal disorders
- Dead skin accumulation
- Use of deodorants which contain harmful chemicals
Let’s see few home remedies to get rid of dark underarms
1. Take a bowl of crushed cucumber
Extract juice from the cucumber
Add 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Mix well and apply on the affected area and leave for 20 minutes.
2. Take 2 teaspoon sandalwood powder
Add 2 teaspoon rose water
Apply and massage for 5 minutes. Leave for 30 minutes before washing
3. Take 2 teaspoon chickpea flour
Add 2 teaspoon lemon juice
Add 2 teaspoon yoghurt
Mix well. Apply and massage for 5 minutes. Wash off after 30 minutes.
4. Take 2 teaspoon sugar
Add half teaspoon turmeric powder
Mix well and scrub on wet underarmsfor 5 minutes. Leave for 10-15 minutes before washing.