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Dark underarms are a nightmare for every woman. Be it due to excessive sweating or your tight fitted clothes, dark armpits lower your confidence while you wear something sleeveless. Actually, you escape buying such clothes. Summer season is on and you think thrice before wearing a sleeveless dress or top, Why? Merely because of your dark underarms? Ever tried to get rid off dark underarms? Do not worry, here are we enlisting a few natural ingredients which if used in the right way will give you softer and lightened underarms.

No more embarrassing moments for you, get rid off dark underarms with these ingredients:

1. Lemon

The Vitamin C rich ingredient lightens the dark armpits and give you a chance to flaunt them. The acidic properties of lemon work as an exfoliating agent which in turn reveals the clearer skin underneath. Also, the citric acid kills the odor causing bacteria which results in fresher armpits. Applying lemon juice with cotton balls and leaving it for 10 minutes before washing off, is all that you have to do for 3 weeks and we bet if you do not start seeing the results with your own eyes. Mixing either of turmeric, honey or yogurt with lemon juice gives you more effective results.

2. Potato

The natural bleaching agent, Potato takes away all the darkness your underarms suffer from with the presence of Vitamin A, B, and C in it. These vitamins and enzymes promote the growth of new skin cells. They work towards detoxifying pores and preventing bacterial infections. Cut slices of potato and massage your underarms with it for 3-4 minutes. Or you can grate potato to get the juice which has to be applied for 10-15 minutes and has to be washed off with lukewarm water.

3. Baking Soda

The natural skin lightening properties of Baking Soda reduces the production of melamine which is responsible for discoloration of the skin. Also, it acts a natural deodorant, preventing bad odor. Mix 2 spoonful of baking soda with some water to make a thick paste. Massage it well on your underarm area. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water. Repeat it 4 times a week for amazing results. Baking Soda for sure will cost you a good fortune!

4. Cucumber

Cucumbers come to our rescue when beauty related issues take over. It works in the same way as potato does and hence is another great natural bleaching agent. They fight inflammation and brings a cooling effect to our bodies. It rejuvenates the skin giving a whiter and lighter look. Cut slices of cucumber and massage it well for 3-4 minutes each or Dip cotton balls into its juice and apply it to the underarm area. Leave it for 15 minutes and rinse it off. Pat dry. Repeat this 3 to 4 times a week and you are all set on achieving your desired beautiful underarms.

5. Coconut Oil

Vitamin E in coconut oil moisturizes skin and treat the discoloration of armpits. It acts as a potent antioxidant which repairs the tissues and helps you get rid of the accumulated dead skin. A 10-minute daily massage can lead to brighter underarms. Do this twice a day and make sure that you are using only the organic one.

6. Orange Peel

Orange peel effectively lighter your underarms, thanks to its exfoliating and skin lightening properties. Keep an orange peel for some days till it dries. Grind it to make a powder. Add rosewater and milk to the powder and mix well to make a thick paste. Apply it gently on underarms and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Repeat this thrice a week for better results.Finally, wash it off with cold water. This removes the dead cells from your underarm area resulting in a fairer tone of your armpits.

7. Milk

The fatty acid in milk leaves behind it a softer and a lighter skin tone. When mixed with curd or yogurt, the mass created helps the skin to get rid of the dark patches. It bleaches and cleanses the skin well. Furthermore, not only this but milk also acts as a great moisturizer. Take 2 spoons of fat milk and mix it well with 1 teaspoon of yogurt or gram flour. Mix it well. Apply it on your underarm area and let it be there for good 10-15 minutes. Afterward,  rinse it off with cold water.

These are a few ingredients which actually bear results if used in right ways. So no darker underarm shaming. Get ready and pick the best dress from your wardrobe as they deserve to be on you rather than being inside your wardrobe!

Hola to fairer underarms!

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