Dark underarms

Dark underarms! Do they make you feel shy wearing any sleeveless outwear? Read to know the causes and simple natural home remedies to tackle dark underarms.

Causes

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Some of the causes for dark underarms are,
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Excessive sweating
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Shaving
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Infections due to improper washing of underarms
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Strong deodorants that contain alcohol.
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Dead skin buildup
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Friction due to tight blouses and tops that brush against the skin
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;Natural remedies

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Avoid using deodorants that contain alcohol, instead use alum powder
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After a shower rub some baking soda on your armpits.
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Wash your armpits with coconut oil.
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20 minutes before having bath make a paste of 1 tsp of lime juice, 1 tsp of cucumber juice and a pinch of turmeric powder and apply it on your armpits.
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Rub lemon slices on your armpits.
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Apply vitamin E oil on your armpits
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Apply a paste of 1 tbsp. curd, 1 tsp. gram flour, pinch of turmeric and 1 tsp. milk on your underarms before bath.
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Apply a paste of 1 teaspoon of Gram flour, a pinch of Turmeric powder and 1 teaspoon of Sandalwood powder, some lime juice and milk. Rinse with cold water after 20 minutes.
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Apply paste of rose water and sandalwood powder on your underarms.
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Apply 1 teaspoon of Cucumber juice, 1 teaspoon of lime juice and a pinch of turmeric powder leave it for 20 minutes and rinse it with cold water.
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Use anti-fungal powder instead of anti-perspirants.
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Wear cotton clothes
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Avoid using razors or hair removing creams to remove hair , rather go for safe waxing methods as this will also help in removing dead skin underneath.

Source OneIndia

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