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Dark Underarms Treatment and Lightening Red Underarms

What is the best treatment for dark underarms?

Very often the darkness of underarms can cause embarrassment and stop you from wearing your favorite sleeveless clothes. Sweating, improper hygiene and reaction of chemicals in your deodorants are some of the reasons for the darkness of underarms. What ever the reason, you can try some simple remedies to get the skin light. Using a lemon is one of the simplest ways to help your skin lighten in color. You can rub slices of chopped lemons on your underarms. Vitamin E oil can also be applied to the underarms to effectively lighten the skin there. After you have a bath you can use one tablespoon of baking powder on your underarms. Rub it into the skin and leave if for a few minutes before you wash it off.  Coconut oil, when rubbed into the dark skin of your underarms, can help lighten the color. Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice, one teaspoon of cucumber juice and a pinch of turmeric. This can be applied on the underarms and left on for half an hour.  Wash it off after half an hour.

You can make a paste of one teaspoon of gram flour, one teaspoon of milk, a pinch of turmeric and one tablespoon of yogurt. Apply this on your under arms. Leave this on till it dries off. Wash if off with warm water after it has dried. Sandalwood is also an effective way to lighten the skin of your underarms. You can make a paste of sandalwood by mixing some powder with a few drops of water. Rose water can also be used, if you happen to have it handy. This can be applied to the underarms and left on for half an hour.

You can also ensure that your underarms look fair and smooth by ensuring that you use only good quality cosmetics. Avoid using cheap perfumes and creams. You should try to avoid using deodorants for some time till the darkness clears up. Washing your underarms regularly is also recommended. Wearing clothes made of natural fibers is another way to ensure that your skin looks good. It is believed that shaving your underarms can cause them to look dark. Try waxing instead. You will find that waxing removes the dead skin along with the hair. This will help your underarms look fair and smooth. Another easy remedy is using raw potato. You can use slices of raw potato on your underarms in order to lighten the skin there. Alternately, you can grate the potato and squeeze the gratings to extract the juice. Dip a clean piece of cotton in this juice and apply on your underarms. Use dried pieces of orange peel to make an easy paste. Grind the orange peel using some milk. Now add some drops of milk to it and apply the paste to your underarms.