Dark underarms and armpits are a common problem in men and women all over the world. The problem is experienced by all, regardless of their ethnicity. However, the dark armpits are predominant among the Hispanics and African Americans. Many of the people with dark armpits feel conscious when raising their arms and often stop wearing sleeveless outfits to avoid embarrassment. What causes the dark underarms and armpits? Will I have to live with dark underarms for the rest of my life?
This article briefly discusses the daily routines that could help you achieve white underarm and armpits.
The first basic daily routine in treating dark underarms and armpits is pampering them the same way you do during your facial beauty routine. The dead skin buildup is a common cause of dark underarms as they are not effectively removed during bathing. Make sure you cleanse your underarm area daily by use of antibacterial soap. Additionally, the use of an exfoliating cleanser will be more efficient in removing the dead skin. Use a towel to wipe the area dry. You should then moisturize your underarms with butter, deodorant or body lotion. These two daily routines will boost your goal of achieving a whiter underarm and armpits.
There are many available natural whitening soap at your disposal. Whitening soaps prevent darkening of the skin. You should use the whitening soaps to clean up your armpits and underarms as you continue to use normal bathing gel for the rest of your body. Furthermore, using a whitening cream treating dark underarms during the day will speed the whitening. However, it is important to note that natural solutions are the best as synthetic ingredients may have side effects or cause skin reactions.
Natural whitening creams are some of the best-known home remedies for dark underarms. You can create a natural home remedy of your preference by mixing various ingredients of natural whiteners. Examples of some natural whiteners include lemon, cucumber, coconut oil, olive oil, charcoal, potato, apple cider vinegar, aloe Vera and raw organic honey. These are probably the best as they are readily available, cheap, and easy to use. Most of them have bleached, antibacterial and moisturizing characteristics that are of great significance in whitening your underarms. Apply these natural remedies on the underarm and armpits daily for best results.
Shaving your armpits is another cause of dark armpit. Your hair is darker than your skin. After you cut it, the hair will grow back into a dark stubble. Opting for other conventional methods of removing the armpit hair such as sugaring, waxing, and laser less removal could have a significant impact in whitening the underarms and armpits.
Therefore, dark underarms and armpits can be easily prevented and treated with a little more care and focus. Make these methods daily routine exercises for you and you will say hello to a brightened armpit skin in a few days. If the problem is caused by a medical condition, you should consult the dermatologist for more clarification. If any of the methods cause skin irritation, you should discontinue its use and seek assistance.