During the summer months, women love to wear sleeveless dresses and tops. No matter how beautiful you look in that attire, people won’t notice that if you have dark underarms. Most of the time, women make the mistake of shaving their underarms. Over time this can cause dark underarms, and it looks unflattering. In this article, we will talk about some of the packs that one can use to lighten their underarms.
Homemade packs to lighten the underarms
1. Honey and lemon juice mask
We know lemon helps to lighten the skin and acts as a natural toner and exfoliator. Every day before taking a shower, rub a piece of lemon onto your underarms. When you take a bath, mix a portion of raw honey and lemon juice and rub it on your underarms. Leave the mask for five minutes and rinse it off with water. Put some moisturizer in the end.
2. Bicarbonate soda
People don’t need to invest money in lightening scrubs. With the help of bicarbonate soda, one can create a scrub at home. Take one tablespoon of bicarbonate soda and equal part of coconut oil. Apply the paste and scrub your underarms. Leave it on for 5 minutes then rinse it off with water. One can also replace the coconut oil with apple cider vinegar or lemon juice.
3. Mask with gram flour
One can make a lightening mask with gram flour. Take a tablespoon of gram flour, one tablespoon of milk, one tablespoon of lemon juice and a pinch of turmeric powder. Mix the ingredient and create a paste. Apply it in your underarms and leave for half an hour. The milk and lemon juice will help to lighten the underarms.
4. Olive oil and sugar
Take two tablespoons of olive oil and equal part of sugar and make it into a scrub. Then dampen your armpit and scrub the area for a couple of minutes with the mixture. Leave it on for 5 minutes, then rinse it off. The sugar helps to exfoliate, and olive oil helps to moisturize the skin.
5. Potato mask
Most of the time, we use a potato to treat our dark circle. One can also use it to lighten their underarms. Peel and grate a potato and take the juice out. Apply this juice in your armpit and leave it on for 15 minutes. Then rinse it off with water. Try this for a few days until you get the desired result.