One of the frequent questions trending on the internet in the world of beauty today is how to lighten dark underarms. Dark coloration at the underarm region cannot be classified as a medical condition or a disease but they can actually be annoying and makes it uncomfortable for you to go out in your tank tops or sleeveless outfits.
Some reasons have been linked to the causes of a dark armpit, among are shaving, excessive sweating, accumulation of dead skin cells, antiperspirants, synthetic shaving creams and hereditary factor. All this and more contributes to dark underarm because of our underarm being the source of detoxification for our body. That is, when we sweat, we push out toxic chemical through the surface of our skin. When we apply this chemical product on our underarm, we create more work for our underarm by making it absorb the same chemical it should be pushing out.
The appearance of your underarms sometimes reflects your overall health. This is one of the reasons why many people tend to find a way to lighten this area of their body. Most especially women seek to get a fresh glowing and flawless armpits.
The good news is, there have been good reports of some home remedies use to lighten underarm and rid of dark underarm. Some people have makes use of some natural bleaching agents and home treatments like; cucumber, potatoes, lemon, coconut oil, and baking soda. These remedies are sometimes used individually or mix with another one.
The new product that seems to be trending the beauty world now is the use of charcoal to lighten dark underarm. The dark powdery substance is a natural lightener and detoxing ability, it basically attracts the toxins or impurities in your underarm and works its way to pulling them out leaving your armpit fresh and flawless.
How it works
According to the beauty guru Farah Dhukai, the use of charcoal as a lightening agent works well when used with honey. As honey been a natural bleaching agent and antibacterial property together with the lightening nature of activated charcoal produce an excellent solution to lighten your underarm. Take one tablespoon of raw honey and three capsules of activated charcoal and mix them together, then apply the solution to your clean and dry armpits. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and then wipe off with warm water.
For a better result, repeats this procedure repeatedly for several weeks and apply rich moisturizer product on the armpits after each procedure. This process takes time to achieve the best outcome so you probably need to give it some time.
As a preventive measure, it is suggested that you should wax your armpit instead of shaving it so as not to damage your underarm skin.