Elbow: Do you steer clear of sleeveless clothes to hide your dark underarms? You don’t need to worry any more as there are many home remedies to lighten underarms. But you should also take a few precautions for a hygienic lifestyle. Do not rely on excessive usage of hair removing creams or deodorants that contain alcohol. Cover your skin before you step out as exposure to ultra-violet rays are harmful for your skin. Besides, it is also important to get rid of dead skin cells.
Scrub mashed apple to your armpits to get rid of dark spots and odour. The fruit contains AHA, capable of killing bacteria and germs that cause the darkening of underarms.
Mix 2 tsp of rosewater with 2 tsp of sandalwood powder. Apply the mixture to your underarms and leave it for 5 minutes. Wash with water; do it daily.
Add a pinch of saffron to about 2 tsp of mild lotion. Apply the mixture to your underarms and leave for 15-20 minutes. Repeat daily.
Mix equal amounts of lemon juice and honey. Apply to your underarms and leave for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water. Repeat daily.
Take cucumber slices and rub on the affected areas.
Dry some peels for about three to four days. Take 2 tsp of powder made from peels and mix some rose water to it. Apply the paste on your underarms. Leave for 10 minutes before washing off.
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