4 natural ways to get rid of dark underarms

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Flaunt your sleeveless dresses confidently with these natural ways to get rid of dark underarms.

Darkening of the skin in the underarm region is a problem faced by many women, it is also the reason why many women shy away from sleeveless clothes. Reasons behind the darkening of underarm skin can include regular use of hair removal creams or shaving.

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Here are a few ways by which you can lighten your underarms.

1. Apply lemon – Lemon has an acidic effect and is a natural bleach, it is also an anti-bacterial. Rub a lemon wedge on the skin for a few minutes, let it rest for ten minutes and then, wash the area with cold water.

2. Apply cucumber – Cucumber is also a natural bleaching agent. Just rub a slice of cucumber on your underarm skin and do this twice a day.

3. Apply baking soda – It is important to exfoliate the underarms to remove the dead skin cells which make the region dark. Mix baking soda with water to make a thick paste and scrub it on the skin. Wash it off after a few minutes.

4. Apply coconut oil – Coconut oil contains vitamin E which helps to lighten the skin color. Massage the affected area with coconut oil and and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash it with a mild soap. Coconut oil also works as a natural deodorant.

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