Ultimate Homemade Scrub To Whiten Dark Underarms

Do you hesitate to wear tank tops or sleeveless outfits because of the embarrassing dark underarms?

If yes, then do read on, as we've got just the thing to help you thwart away those dark underarms.

Don't worry, we're not asking you to make a trip to the nearest drugstore to buy an expensive cream or lotion, which could possibly burn a hole in your wallet.

Instead, you just need to scout around your kitchen and get a few inexpensive natural ingredients to whisk up a homemade scrub.

Homemade scrub to whiten dark underarms

Yep, you read that right! A scrub is all you need to reduce the darkness in the underarms and remove the accumulated dead skin cells in that area.

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For this scrub, you will need a cucumber, some olive oil, baking soda and a lemon. Cucumber and lemon are replete with bleaching agents that play a key role in reducing skin discolouration.

On the other hand, baking soda and olive oil serve the purpose of a natural exfoliator. Not only do these ingredients remove the dead skin cells, but they also work as a natural antiperspirant.

In other words, this ultimate scrub is an ideal solution to almost all of your underarms-related problems. Be it whitening of the affected area, body odour or making the skin in that area appear super soft and smooth.

Also Read: Lighten Dark Underarms In Just 7 Days!

Take a look at the amount of the ingredients required and the method of preparing this ultimate scrub.

Ingredients:

Homemade scrub to whiten dark underarms

1 cucumber
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of baking soda
2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice

Preparation:

  • Grate a cucumber and extract the juice of a lemon.
  • Then mix all the ingredients together.
  • Stir them well to make a coarse paste.
  • Apply the paste all over the underarms area. 
  • Use a scrub pad to gently scrub the affected area.
  • Let is sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Later, rinse the area with some lukewarm water.
  • Pat it dry and follow up by applying a mild moisturiser.

Repeat this process at least 3-4 times in a week for effective results.

Also, since we're all different in our own unique ways, it is advised to go in for a patch test first to see how your skin reacts to the ingredients.

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Story first published: Friday, June 3, 2016, 11:00 [IST]
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