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Potato is an effective and mild bleaching agent. Unlike the strong chemical-based bleach, it doesn’t cause irritation and dryness.
Just like potatoes, cucumbers are also an effective bleaching agent. And it cools the skin, aiding in reducing inflammation or irritation. This is an easy and affordable remedy to lighten underarms.
Lemon is considered to be a powerful antibacterial, antiseptic agent along with being an effective bleaching agent. This is the most tried and effective dark underarms remedy.
Baking soda is often used to make an exfoliating scrub to get rid of black underarms. This is a magic ingredient that helps to get rid of dead skin cells, which is one of the main causes of dark underarms. It also helps unclog skin pores and remove dark underarms.
Orange peels are popularly used to lighten underarms as they are rich in skin lightening and exfoliating properties.
The vitamins and fatty acids in milk can help remove dark underarms, making it an effective remedy.
Apple helps in not only exfoliating the skin but also in killing the accumulated germs in underarms. Similarly, vinegar will also not only lighten dark underarms but will also kill germs and bacteria that feed on dead skin cells causing underarm odour.
Chandan is another useful ingredient in any dark underarms remedy due to its skin-lightening properties. Adding rosewater (gulabjal) to this will work as a toner as well give a cooling and soothing effect
Besan is commonly used in home remedies for packs and masks. It is a favourite skincare ingredient in Indian households.
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