When it is summer time, many people are bothered as they are not able to wear sleeveless dress or tank top because of dark armpits. There are many causes of dark armpits. If you are wondering how to get rid of dark armpits, then there is nothing to worry about as there are many effective and safe methods to help you get rid of the dark armpits and allow you to wear sleeveless dresses without any hesitation. This article will take a look at some of the effective methods to lighten dark armpits.

A Look At Some Of The Effective Methods To Lighten Dark Armpits:

  • Sandalwood: The eastern beauty regime always includes sandalwood to get fair skin and this is why, it is an effective ingredient that is both natural and safe to get lighter complexioned armpits. Another benefit of using sandalwood is that it has a very sweet fragrance and you will not need to use any deodorant to get rid of the skin odor when sweating. It also has soothing properties and it will soothe any burning sensation of the armpit skin. You will need to use 2 teaspoon of sandal wood powder and 1 tablespoon of rosewater. Rosewater also has sweet fragrance and it also has lightening properties. Mix these two ingredients well and make a paste of good consistency and it shouldn’t be runny or too thick, otherwise it will become difficult to apply on the skin. After making the paste, apply the paste onto the skin and leave it for 15 minutes to dry. After the paste has dried out, then rinse the armpits with cool water. To get the effective result from this natural method, you will need to use this natural method daily and on a regular basis. If you are irregular, then this method will not work properly.

  • There is another method of using sandal wood powder to get the lightening effect of your skin, which is to mix 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder, 1 teaspoon of milk and 1 teaspoon lime juice and 1 teaspoon of gram flour in equal proportion. Then you will need to mix these ingredients together properly to get a paste of good consistency. Then you will need to apply this paste on your armpits and keep it for 20 to 25 minutes before washing it off with water. You will need to follow this method regularly to get effective result.
  • Olive oil is another ingredient that you can use to get the desired lightened armpits. Olive oil consists of various types of antioxidants and other nutrients which are beneficial for the skin and it will brighten the skin and will also get rid of the body odor effectively. To use this method, you will need to mix olive oil with brown sugar. Use 3 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 cup of brown sugar to get a better consistency of the paste. Damp the armpits and then apply this mixture. Remove and rinse it with water after 5 minutes and repeat this method twice a week before bath-time.