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Home Remedies for Dark Underarms

My arm pits are getting darker day by day. I don’t know why is that happening? Why do people have darkened areas in their armpit?

The darkened areas are caused due to hyper pigmentation. Hyper pigmentation is a harmless condition caused due an excess of melanin production – melanin is a brown pigment that is responsible for skin color. The resulting effect is that some areas of the skin appear darker in color than the others.

Treat Dark Under Arms and Dark Under Arms Remedy

Factors that can cause this hyper pigmentation in the areas of the armpit include; repeated friction of skin against skin due to obesity, or friction between clothing and the skin caused due to wearing tight clothing.  Another reason that the skin in the armpit area goes dark is excessive sweating, constant shaving of armpit hair and sometimes poor hygiene. There are a few remedies that you can use to reduce the intensity of the dark patches. Apply a little lemon juice to the affected area and leave it for about ten minutes. Then take a little sugar and gently scrub the same area. Carry this routine out twice a week for effective results. Another remedy that you can use is the application of an equal proportion of lime juice and rose water glycerin to the affected area before sleeping at night. Finish by rinsing it off in the morning. Avoid the use of a deodorant directly on the blackened area as, it too can cause the dark patches too increase.