Do you love to wear sleeveless? Are you a person who wants to enjoy life for its full enjoyment. If you are a summer lover and doesn’t love going sleeveless, that is an impossible thing. To enjoy the season, everyone makes necessary steps including special summer dresses. Keeping the fashion demands alive, summer has no meaning without cute sleeveless dresses, bikinis, and tops. Why would a person still look for half sleeves? Dark underarms? Yes, that’s true. Dark underarms is not a disease. It’s just a rough looking skin patch which doesn’t give a pleasant view. Sometimes it becomes so dark that it may lead you to social embarrassment in public. If you have a similar problem, it’s time to solve it now.

It’s not even a medical condition. Various factors contribute for improper skin discoloration. Many supportive factors can be obesity, insulin, unsuitable skin products, hormonal problems and much more. If you are sure that you don’t have dark underarms due to a medical reason and it’s just environmental or cosmetic problem, you can use home based remedies to treat them. If you use razors to remove underarm hair or sweat a lot, it is somewhat possible to get dark skin patch. However, it can be treated in no time with easy home based solutions. Some of the best products to get rid of dark underarms are as following.

Baking Soda

Baking soda is a common kitchen ingredient which helps in many home remedies. Dark skin may be due to the accumulation of dead skin cells. Using baking soda will remove dead cells from armpits and unclog pores. It will also reduce the unpleasant body odor. To use it, make a paste of baking soda in water. Apply it to the underarm skin with a swab and rub it. Rinse it with water after 5 minutes. Repeat this thrice a week for faster results.

Cucumber Juice

Cucumber juice is a natural bleaching agent. It is not acidic but soothing for the skin. The refreshing effect of cucumber makes it a perfect choice for the dark underarm patch. You can take fresh cucumber slices and rub directly on the underarm area. Use it 2-3 times a day for at least one month to get visible results.

Lemon Juice

Lemon is a natural skin lightening agent which makes underarm skin bright. It has vitamins and minerals to make improve the skin. You can dilute lemon juice with water and apply it with a swab on underarms once a day. Lemon will exfoliates the skin, clean it and make it an even tone. You can also use lemon slices to rub directly. Rinse it after 5 minutes and apply moisturizer.


Milk has proteins, potassium, vitamins and minerals which help to clear the skin from the darkness. It softens the skin and makes it appear one toned. For underarms, you can use milk too. Just take full-fat milk. Dab a cotton swab into it and apply to the underarm area. Rub it for a few minutes and leave it for 5-10 minutes. Rinse it with water. You don’t even need a moisturizer after using milk. Use it daily for best results.

Potato Juice

Potato is not acidic like lemon, but it has mild acidic properties. For which potatoes help to make the appearance of the underarm skin better. It balanced the pigmentation of the skin and bright it. For underarms, you can take one medium potato and slice it. Rub these slices to clean underarms for 5-10 minutes. Rinse with water and spray rose water to it. Repeat it twice a day. Since it is a mild agent, it will take more time to show results.

The Gram Flour Mask

The easiest skin brightening mask can be made from gram flour. Gram Flour Mask is a natural scrub which exfoliates the skin and makes it re-grow for a fair complexion. This can be used for the underarm area too. Take two tablespoon gram flour with one tablespoon yogurt or milk. Add a pinch of turmeric and make a paste. Apply this paste to the underarm area for 15-20 minutes. Scrub it and wash with water. Repeat it once a day for two weeks to get visible fair underarms.

Use Body Scrubs

Dark underarms are mainly accumulation of impurities, clogging of pores and dead cells. You need to use a daily body scrub to get rid of underarm darkening. A regular exfoliation will regenerate new cells, and all the impurities and dead cells will be shed off. All you will see is a bright, beautiful and healthy underarm skin. Use scrubs with light pressure massage during the bath. Don’t add too much pressure which might damage the skin.

Vitamin E Creams

Vitamin E cream is a skin whitener. It helps to remove all the impurities from the skin and enhance the dark complexion to fair. Using vitamin E cream will make underarms equitable and even toned in one month only. Take vitamin e capsules and mix them with any moisturizer you use. You can directly apply vitamin E oil to the underarms too. Also, always buy the skin products rich in vitamin E or routine use. The extra benefit is that it will hydrate and moisturize the skin, leaving it fair, bright, smooth and beautiful.

Aloe Vera

The fresh and calm aloe vera is a blessing for the skin. Be it anything; aloe vera is always here to help. Dark underarms can be easily treated with application of aloe vera gel. Either you can take fresh aloe vera and peel it for the gel or use the commercially available aloe vera gel. Take a generous amount of aloe vera gel and apply it to the clean and dry underarm area. Massage it for a few seconds and leave it. Do not rinse it. It is mild and usually, doesn’t harm your skin. For best results, use it before sleeping and leave it for the whole night to action. Take a shower in the morning. Use daily for at least one month for useful results.

Apple And Honey

Apples are rich in AHA which are antimicrobial. If your dark underarms are due to bacterial invasion, apples will help you to get rid of it. Also, Apple is a natural exfoliating agent which polishes the skin. Take one small apple and mash it. Add honey to it and make a paste. Apply this mixture to the underarms and massage it for 5 minutes. Leave it for another 10 minutes and rinse with water. Use this remedy thrice a week.


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