Natural home remedies helps to lighten and whiten dark and damaged skin to give you smoother and fairer underarms.
Lemon: Lemon juice’s citric acid gradually dark patches and evens your skin tone. Simply slice open a lemon and rub it on the dark armpits. You can add a few drops of honey to a lemon before applying it directly to the area. Wait five to 10 minutes before rinsing off with cold water.
Potato: Take a thin slice of potato, add some sea salt on it and rub your underarms with it for about 5-10 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water.
Yogurt: Yogurt has lactic acid, that lightens the skin by exfoliating and getting rid of dead skin cells. Apply a small amount of organic plain yogurt mixed with few drops apple cider vinegar to exfoliate and moisturize the skin as well as lighten and brighten it. Leave it on for 5mins and rinse off.
Cucumber: You can use cucumber to make your skin tone lighter as it contains natural bleaching agent. Simply apply cucumber juice mixed with some aloe gel under the arms using a cotton ball and wait for 15mins before you rinse off.
Milk cream: Apply whole milk or cream under the arms and leave it on for few mins to lighten and whiten the skin naturally. Add in pinch turmeric for added benefits.
Baking soda scrub: Baking soda scrub acts as a gentle scrub, removing dead skin cells and also gives a little bit of lightening effect for dark skin. Make a scrub using baking soda and coconut oil and massage it daily on your underarms before taking a shower.
Honey: To brighten and lighten your skin, apply honey for approximately 15 minutes. Wash it off later with cold water. You can add in few drops orange oil.
ACV: Apple cider vinegar can also help reduce dark patches and soften skin. Dilute ACV with equal quantity of water, soak a cotton pad in the diluted mixture and use it on the armpits for 5-10mins.
Turmeric: Turmeric paste can be applied to the discolored area to help exfoliate and lighten the skin. Mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder with three tablespoons of lime juice to form a thick paste. Wash off after 10mins.
Lemon and sugar scrub: Cut a lemon in half and dip it in sugar, or just squirt a few lemon drops and mix with sugar. The sugar exfoliates dead skin cells while the lemon will detoxify and brighten the skin.