Dark coloration under the arms is mainly a response for exposing the skin in this area to one or several elements that are harmful for the skin like alcohol based deodorants, lack of ventilation in the area, shaving, not wearing cotton tops, and dead skin cells build ups, However dark coloration under the arms or in the armpits area is not a medical condition and nothing to worry about, with following a regular bleaching routine on that area, you can reverse the coloration and get that area to be the same color as the rest of your body, on this article we will tell you about the most helpful home remedies to lighten this area again so read on.
Potato contain a mild acidic environment that works as a great bleaching agent for the skin, unlike lemon, potato doesn’t irritate the skin and can be applied safely on sensitive skin, the starch in potato also helps to absorb excess moist another thin that helps to fade the dark color, you can either juice potato and apply its Juice to your armpits a few times in the day or just keep a thin slice of potato under you arms for over night.
2- Baking Soda.
Baking soda can be used as an exfoilant scrub for your armpits, the scrub will help get rid of dead skin cells which allows that area of your body to produce new skin cells that won’t be colored, baking soda can also be used as a natural alternative for deodorants that can lead to discoloring of the skin, it has antibacterial properties which will inhibit the bacterial growth in this area the main reason for unpleasant sweat smell.
3- Orange Peel.
Orange peels can also be used to lighten the dark areas of your skin, it has both bleaching and exfoliating properties, beside its acidic nature that will kill germs and bacteria that feed on dead skin cells under your arms and in return cause an unpleasant smell, what you will need to do is get some orange peels, dry them up on low heat in your oven, grind them to fine powder and mix with rose water to form a paste, use this paste to apply and scrub your armpits with this paste for five minutes after your shower then wash off with lukewarm water.