home remedies for black underarms

Black underarms are a general problem to all. There are many reasons behind it, excessive sweating, germs, bacterial infections, etc. You may use many skin lightening products to remove the darkness of your underarms. Being made with chemicals, the products are not always safe to the sensitive skin. You need such a treatment that can remove your armpit odor, darkness, kill germs and bacteria from the underarms without any side effects. You can naturally get rid of black underarms by using some home remedies.

Home Remedies for Black Underarms

  1. CucumberHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Cucumber has natural bleaching elements to brighten the discolored skin. You can use it in multiple ways. Rub a cucumber slice to your underarms and you may also use its squeezed juice under your arms. Apply this home remedy weekly once or twice to get a better result.

Extract the juice from a cucumber and mix it with lemon juice and a little turmeric powder. Try this on the affected area. Leave it under your arms for 30 minutes. After this time, wash it off with plain water. Apply it daily once or every other day.

  1. LemonHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Lemon works greatly at removing dark areas because it has natural bleach property. It has also antiseptic and antibacterial properties that cleanse your dark underarms; acidic properties can lighten your dark areas.

Rub a thick lemon slice on your underarms daily for five minutes but before the shower. You may try a moisturizer after the bath to get rid of dryness. To get a better result, repeat it every day.

Another option is, make a paste with two tablespoons of lemon juice, a little turmeric powder, ¼ tablespoon of honey and ¼ teaspoon of yogurt. Make a smooth paste by using this, then apply it on your dark underarms. Massage it on the places for a few minutes and then leave it for 10 minutes. Then simply wash it off with water and dry this area. After drying, apply moisturizer. Repeat it until satisfied.

  1. PotatoHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Potato contains mild acidic property and a super-natural bleaching agent. As it carries mild acids so it won’t irritate your skin. It treats dark underarms effectively.

Cut a small potato into small slices. Rub a slice to your underarms for few minutes. Let it dry itself. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Apply it daily until getting the better result.

Another method is grate one size medium potato and extract the juice. Apply the juice to your underarms by a cotton ball. Massage it simply and let it dry for 15 minutes. And then wash it off with water. Repeat it until your desired result. To get fast result, apply this home remedy two times a week.

  1. Baking SodaHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Baking soda is a super scrub that makes your underarms look white and lighten. It also used for removing body odor, so you don’t need use body deodorants. It’s also a super exfoliator that assists to get rid of the damaged cells and it can kill the germs.

Make a paste with two tablespoons of baking soda and water and then apply it to your underarms. Simply scrub for a few minutes, then wash it off with plain water and dry this area. You should apply this regularly. To get a super result, you can add some rose water to it.

  1. Orange PeelHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Oranges have exfoliating properties that help to brighten the black underarms. It’s also used as a natural deodorant.

You need to put some orange peels in the sun for a few days to dry it properly. Convert the peels into powder form. Then make a paste by two teaspoons of orange peel powder with rose water and some milk. After making the paste, apply it your affected area and leave it under your arms for 10-15 minutes. Then wash it with cold water. To get rid of these tormenting problems, apply this process two or three times a week.

  1. Olive OilHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Olive oil contains anti-oxidant and others necessary components that make the skin tone beautiful. It prevents body odor and brightening your skin.

Make a mixture with three tablespoons of olive oil and one cup of brown sugar. Then wet your dark underarms. Apply this paste to the armpits and leave it for 10 minutes. After drying the paste, wash it off with water. To get your desired result, follow this process at least twice a day.

  1. MilkHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Milk contains vitamins and fatty acids that can reduce underarm darkening. It can lighten your skin and enhance your skin tone.

Make a thick paste with two tablespoons of milk, one tablespoon of flour and one tablespoon of yogurt. Try this on your underarms and leave it for at least 15 minutes. Then wash it off with cold water. Try this paste few times a week to get the better result.

Another method is to soak some strands of saffron in two teaspoons of milk for 10 to 15 minutes. If you want, you can add some honey to it. Apply the mixture on your black underarms and left to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash it off with simple water. To get a satisfied result, use the remedy daily.

  1. SandalwoodHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Sandalwood is a natural ingredient for getting rid of dark underarms because it contains skin-lightening properties. It has also nice fragrances which will help to get rid of armpit odor.

Make a paste with two tablespoons of sandalwood powder and two tablespoons of rose water. Stir it well and make a smooth thick paste. Apply it to your underarms. Massage it for at least 5-10 minutes. Wait until it is completely dry.  Then wash it off with cold water and try this home remedy daily to get a fast result.

Another option is to make a paste with one teaspoon of sandalwood powder, one teaspoon of gram flour, one teaspoon of milk and lime and a pinch of turmeric powder. Stir this and make an awesome paste and then use it to your underarms. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. To get good result, repeat the process daily once.

  1. HoneyHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Honey is a greater natural remedy for health and beauty. It has anti-bacterial properties that can safe your skin from vigor. It can also give relief from irritation.

You can use honey directly to your dark underarms. Take little amount of honey to your black underarms. Apply this honey to all over the black areas and let it dry. Then wash it off with warm water. Repeat weekly twice to get rid of this problem.

Make a paste with one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Then apply this to your armpits and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash it completely with water and then pat dry.

  1. VinegarHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Vinegar is super ingredient especially white vinegar kills germs and bacteria that reduce the number of dead skin cells and that’s why; you will get rid of armpit odor.

Make a paste with one or two tablespoons of rice flour and enough vinegar.  Then you have to take a shower and wipe your whole body completely. Now try the mixture to your armpits and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Let it dry itself. Wash it with warm water.

  1. PapayaHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Papaya contains the enzyme that assists in brightening and exfoliating the skin.  Papaya is also a brain booster food.

You can try it directly onto your dark underarms. Otherwise, you may make a squeezed juice from it and apply the juice can give you better result also. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and the rinse with plain water. If you want fast result you need to use this process weekly three or four times. It can also remove your underarms skin odor due to excessive sweating.

  1. AppleHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Apples are rich with a high amount of AHA’s. It kills the germ and bacteria which are responsible for black underarms. It assists also to eliminate the dead skin cells.

Take one or two medium size apple and cut it properly into the cube. Apply this directly on the affected area and simply massage it 5-10 minutes. Leave it on your armpits for few minutes. Clear your underarms skin through the wet cloth. To get well results repeat the process once or twice in a week.

  1. YogurtHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Yogurt contains natural probiotics and it helps to kill germs. Yogurt is a natural home remedy that is used for many skin problems.

You can use it directly on your underarms. Take two tablespoons of yogurt and apply this onto your armpits. Simply rub the yogurt all over the affected area. Rub it for few minutes. Ten let it be dry and wash it with water. To get expected results apply this weekly twice.

  1. Vitamin E OilHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Vitamin E oil is popular to treat skin disease and problems. It can whiten your armpits and also can make your skin smooth and soft if you apply it regularly.

Extract oil from Vitamin E capsule. Then just rub a little amount of oil onto your black underarms. Leave it for 10-15 minutes. Rinse it with plain water. Apply this home remedy until you satisfied.

  1. Egg OilHome Remedies for Black Underarms

Egg oil enriches with omega-3 and it can produce new cells that make the skin tone fresh and smooth.

Take enough amount of oil and rub it onto your underarms. Massage it your affected area and leave it for overnight. In the morning clean it with pH balanced soap. Repeat this regularly to get the fast result. It can prevent you from black underarms.

For women who wear sleeve-less clothing, it is really embarrassing to focus the darker armpits to the public when they hold up their hands. For men, I think it is not so serious. Of course, some women also don’t take it seriously. If you feel it uneasy, use the above home remedies for black underarms, and hope you can naturally lighten the skin under your arms.


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