Dark underarms fall in the beauty nightmares categories and are the reason why many women are embarrassed and avoid appearing in public with sleeveless dresses or tops. The reasons why the underarms skin is darker than the rest of our body vary depending on health problems, cosmetic products or the chosen hair removal method. On one hand, we can have dark underarms because of tight clothing or excessive heat, which leads to abundant sweating and rubbing in the area. On the other hand, there are health problems leading to over pigmentation in the underarms, some of which are hormonal imbalance, fungus or bacterial infections, or diabetes. Also, excessive hair can cause dark underarms. Even if you removed it, if you have dark and thick hair, your underarms will be darker, contrasting with the skin from rest of your body.
Homemade remedy against dark underarms
Especially in hot weather, we all want to wear our favorite dresses and t-shirts, therefore to show more skin. This is why the underarms problem should be solved as soon as possible. Fortunately, the solution is simple and there is no reason to worry – a homemade deodorant. By preparing and using this deodorant you will get rid of dark underarms while keeping yourself fresh the whole day. You will need the following ingredients:
• 2 spoons baking soda
• 2 spoons cornstarch
• 3 spoons coconut oil
• 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
• 10 drops essential lavender oil
• 10 drops essential lemongrass oil
Mix the baking soda, cornstarch, turmeric powder and coconut oil until you have a homogenous cream. Add the essential oils and you are done – your homemade deodorant against dark underarms is ready to use. You can apply it immediately and you can either keep it at room temperature, if you prefer a creamy texture, or in the fridge, if you prefer it solid.
The ingredient for your homemade deodorant are very easy to find in any shop that sells natural organic ingredients and you will have in exchange a remedy for your dark underarms that will not harm your skin, is extremely effective and it also has a great smell that will keep you fresh all-day long.