Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    5 Home Remedies To Eliminate Dark Underarms Before Wedding

    For a bride, it is essential to look beautiful and feel beautiful before the big day, and one of the letdowns is having a dark underarm especially when a sleeveless wedding dress is in the picture.

    It is important to note that dark underarms are caused by a series of factors which include excessive sweating, after effects of shaving products, deodorants, and moisturizers. Sometimes it could be as a result of hormonal imbalances or other medical conditions. While there are other methods of eliminating dark underarms. Here are some home remedies that are beneficial to the skin.


    Lemon which contains high levels of vitamin C due to the high content of citric acid also has natural bleaching properties that can help lighten the skin. Rub a slice of lemon on your underarms for few minutes daily, then rinse off. It can also double up as an odor repellant. For a better result, it should be done regularly


    Potato which is a great natural bleaching agent and anti irritant. It contains natural mild bleaching properties which decrease the production of melanin. It also contains vitamin C. Either cut a thin slice of potato and place it under the arm for 5-10 minutes or juice out a potato and apply the juice to the under arm. For more effective result, it should be done twice daily.


    Milk contains some fatty acids and vitamins that make the skin bright and healthy. This brings out the skins natural glow. Apply milk to the underarm after making it into a paste and leave for 10-15 minutes. For more effective results, it should be done regularly and twice daily.

    Baking Soda

    Baking soda is a common ingredient in every household and its alkaline substance helps to soothe the skin and exfoliate it which in turn sheds off dead cells and brightens the skin. It can be mixed with either water, lemon juice and coconut oil. After making into a paste, it should be applied to the underarms, left for 10-15 minutes  and rinsed properly after. For more effective results, it should be done twice a day


    Cucumbers have cooling properties which helps to cool off the underarm and reduce heat which causes sweat and they also have excellent bleaching properties and different vitamins and minerals that helps to brighten the skin. Cut a thin slice of cucumber and place under the armpit for about 10 minutes or Juice out the cucumber and apply the juice to the underarms and leave for 15-30 minutes, and rinse off properly after. For fast and effective results, it should be done regularly

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