Beauty Facts

How to Lighten Dark Armpits

How can you get rid of dark armpits? Here are some exercises you can do yourself at home that are good for armpit darkening.

  1. Shave properly.

What to do:

✅ Always apply a moisturizing shaving cream for sensitive skin and let it sit for 15-30 seconds before shaving.

✅ Shave in the direction of hair growth.

✅ Apply unscented moisturizing lotion after shaving to reduce irritation.

✅ Replace razor blades often to prevent the dull blades from irritating your skin.

  1. Apply cucumber slices.

What to do:

✅ Cut some thick slices of cucumber.

✅ Rub the slices into the dark skin of your underarms and let it stay there for about 15 minutes.

✅ Then rinse your armpits with cool water.

✅ Repeat every couple of days.

  1. Exfoliate with lemon juice.

What to do:

✅ Take 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel.

✅ Mix the ingredients together in a bowl.

✅ Apply the mixture to your armpits and let it sit for 10 minutes.

✅ After that, rinse your armpits with water.

✅ Repeat twice a week.

  1. Use baking soda.

What to do:

✅ Take a little bowl and pour 2 tablespoons of water in it.

✅ Add enough baking soda to create a thick paste and mix it well.

✅ Apply the paste on your armpits and leave it there for about 4 minutes.

✅ Repeat once or twice a week to exfoliate the skin on your armpits and make it look brighter and smoother.

  1. Try an activated charcoal mask.

What to do:

✅ Take 3 tablets of activated charcoal and grind them up into a small bowl.

✅ Add 1 teaspoon of honey and mix the ingredients well to make a paste.

✅ Apply the paste to your armpits and leave it there for 20 minutes.

✅ Wipe the paste away with some wet wipes or rinse it with lukewarm water.

✅ Repeat daily for a week.