Monday, June 7, 2010

How to lighten dark underarms naturally

How to lighten dark underarms naturally

There are many causes of dark underarms such as frequently shaving, dead skin cells, lack of proper hygiene, excessive sweating, use of chemical based products like deodorants and obesity. Here are some tips and remedies on how to lighten dark underarms naturally.

How to lighten dark underarms naturally

  • Apply lemon juice on affected area regularly.
  • Make a skin lightening paste by mixing lemon peel powder + gram flour and a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply it on your underarm area. Leave it on for few minutes to dry. Gently scrub with the paste, while rinsing. Use this remedy at least twice a week.
  • Mix lemon juice + honey + sugar and slightly warm the mixture. Apply it on the affected area for approx. 20 minutes. Rinse off with water.
  • Make a paste by combining 1 tablespoon of curd + 1 teaspoon of gram flour + a pinch of turmeric + 1 teaspoon. milk. Apply this resultant paste on your underarms. Rinse with cold water when it dries.
  • A Mixture of rose water and sandalwood powder is also beneficial in the treatment of dark underarms.
  • After washing the area, apply apple cider vinegar on affected area. Do not rinse.
  • As you know that dead skin cells are also responsible for dark underarms therefore, you need to exfoliate your underarm area by using this remedy- Use a soft body scrub or if you want you can also make your own out of baking soda and water to gently clean the underarm area.
  • Make a paste by mixing baking soda with apple cider vinegar. Apply it on your underarms twice daily for several days.
  • Apply vitamin E oil on affected area. You can also use an aloe vera gel to lighten the area naturally.
  • Make a mixture by mixing 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice + 1 teaspoon of lime juice + a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply this mixture on the skin for about 20 minutes and then wash it off.


  1. very very useful tips are given on this site. thank you so much.

  2. Thanx for these useful tips, I'll definitely try this. thanx again :)

  3. how much time/ days/weeks does this work?
    thank you...

  4. lemon juice few days you can see the results .thanx

  5. which works more effectively and faster the plain lemon juice or the lemon mix with honey and sugar?