Dark patches under the arms isn’t a serious health condition but it look unattractive and we feel unpleasant when we are wearing sleeveless tops.
It can be caused as a result of certain medications, hormonal imbalance, hair removal creams, etc. But, there some home remedies that are very effective and can significantly improve your condition. Here are some of them:
First scrub (Coconut oil and Baking soda)
Baking soda has been known for long as a great exfoliator and bleaching agent. It has the ability to remove the dead cells and to lighten up the underarms.
The coconut oil is rich in vitamin E which moisturizes and nourishes the skin. It is also a very powerful anti-bacterial agent. These two combined together are also great against the bad odor.
Mix some coconut oil and some baking soda until you get a thick paste. Massage your underarms with this paste and leave it for 10 minutes. At the end wash well and dry your underarms with a clean towel. Repeat this on a regular basis.
You can also mix some baking soda with some honey, ACV, and lemon juice and repeat the same process.
Second scrub (Orange peel powder)
Orange peel is also a great scrubbing agent for the dark patches under your arms. It is powerful bleaching agent and mixed with some rose water is great for the underarms.
Prepare a powder from the dried orange peel and mix it with some rosewater and 2 tsp. of milk. Prepare a thick paste and apply it on your dark patches. Wash well after 15 minutes and dry it with a clean towel. Repeat this 3 times per week for better results.
Third scrub (Sugar and Lemon)
This is also a very powerful mixture for dark underarms and it is especially good for those who sweat a lot.
Mix some sugar and some fresh lemon juice and then apply the paste on your armpits. Wash well after 10 minutes and rub with your fingers. Repeat this process on every second day and you will get rid of the dark underarms.
You can do the same procedure with a mixture made of 1 tbsp. of olive oil, ¼ cup of sugar, 3 drops of lemon juice, and some sea salt.
Or, a mixture of rice flour and some lemon juice. Prepare a paste of these two and repeat the same procedure.
Fourth scrub (Honey and Walnut powder)
Another great mixture that will do a miracle with the dark patches under your arms.
Mix 1 tsp. of honey with 1 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice and 1 tsp. of walnut powder. Prepare a paste and massage your armpit with it. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash well and dry pat. Repeat this 2-3 times per week.
Fifth scrub (Sugar and Olive oil)
Mix 1 cup of brown sugar with 3 tbsp. of olive oil. Apply the paste on your armpits and wash well after 5 minutes. Repeat this twice per week.