Top 5 Home Remedies to Lighten the Dark Underarms Faster at Home

home remedies to get rid of underarm darkness

Home remedies for dark underarms

Dark underarms look bad when you wear sleeveless clothes and they can be quite embarrassing when the overall skin color is fair. The darker under arms look mismatched. Underarms can get darker due to shaving, hair removing creams or using some alcohol laden deodorants. There are several home remedies to whiten the underarms naturally fast. These natural treatments also whiten the dark underarms without causing any skin reactions or allergies.

How to Lighten Dark Underarms Using Home Remedies

1. Lemon Home Remedy for Whitening Dark Underarms

Lemon is a natural skin bleach which is why it is an effective remedy to get rid of the darkness over the underarms. Lemons also keep the underarms area smell free and kills the bacteria. Lemons are great for lightening the pigmentation as they mildly bleach the skin and also removes the duskiness caused by the shaving.

How to use lemons for curing underarms darkness lightening?

  • Take a lemon and cut it.
  • Squeeze it and take out the juice.
  • Apply this juice on the underarms and gently massage.
  • Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse off.
  • It is better to be done before the shower.
  • You can also add an entire lemon’s juice into the bath water.
  • This will also refreshes up the body and skin.

Another to use lemon is to mix some turmeric powder in it as turmeric powder is good for warding off the underarm smell and also lightens the dark skin.

2. Almond and curd remedy for underarm darkness

Another effective remedy to get rid of the dark underarm is with almond and curd. Almonds are good to nourish the skin and its vitamin E protects and naturally whitens the underarms skin whereas curd which has lactic acid will take off the dead skin layer mildly. With this it will also make the underarms smoother and softer. Curd also whitens the dark skin.

How to use almond to whiten underarms: Here is the recipe to this treatment.

  • Take 4-5 almonds and soak them in milk at night.
  • In the next morning, peel off the almonds and grind them in the grind.
  • Add one teaspoonful of curd in that and apply this curd and almond paste on the underarms.
  • Keep this for 20 minutes and then rinse off with normal water.
  • This can also be used on the face and neck.
  • This is one if the best skin lightening remedy for underarms.

3. Milk cream treatment and remedy 

Milk cream is also an effective and simple remedy to fade the darkness on underarms. Milk cream has milk protein and lactic acid along with other nutrients which improves the skin color of the armpits. Milk cream also makes the skin softer and smoother so that you get the confidence to wear sleeveless clothes in warmer season. The fatty acids in the milk cream hydrates the area due to which the roughness will be gone.

How to use this milk cream treatment to whiten underarms?

  • Take one teaspoonful of milk cream in a plate.
  • Add some lemon juice in it and 3 pinches of turmeric powder.
  • Apply on the underarms and keep for half an hour.
  • Rinse with warm water.

4. Castor oil for underarms darkness removal

Castor oil is loaded with skin friendly nutrients which helps moisturize the skin and get away with the roughness. Apply some castor oil and few drops of jojoba oil on the armpits daily before going to bed. This will helps to whiten the dark skin in your underarms naturally.

5. Cucumber and green tea for underarm darkening

Cucumbers are known to freshen up and whiten the skin and green tea is full on antioxidants. Both these ingredients are one of the best remedies for dark underarms to lighten the skin and remove the darkness of the underarms.

How to prepare:

  • Extract some cucumber juice and add some green tea infused water.
  • Mix both of them
  • Using a cotton pad apply daily before going to bed

This treatment will soon make the armpits lighter and the soon they will be even toned. With the regular use, these simple home remedies for underarms will definitely help getting rid of the dark skin and the darkening of underarms so that they match up with the original skin color and should not look bad. Additionally, you must stay away from the alcohol based deodorants and anti perspirants, which can further darken the underarms. 

About Niesha

Hi, I am Niesha. A beauty blogger, who's been in Blogging world for the past 9 years and started my first blog which is an Indian makeup and beauty blog while Tips and is mostly dedicated to natural ways and treatments to achieve good skin, hair and health. :) Allow me 2-3 days to reply to your mails or comments. xoxo