Simple Tips to Eliminate Dark Underarm Skin


Men have neglected the aspect of personal hygiene forever. However, it is vital for you to understand that your underarm skin needs as much attention as your face, hair or beard. There are so many men who feel conscious to wear vests or tank tops just because of the ugly dark patch. And honestly, an ugly armpit is definitely a turn-off.

Here are some tips for you to simply eliminate the dark underarm skin and flaunt off your body by sporting a vest or tank top.

Cucumber, lemon, and turmeric

Extract some cucumber juice and squeeze a little of lemon in it. Add turmeric powder to it and apply the paste. Keep it for half an hour and rinse it off.


Extract some potato juice and apply it to your armpits. Let it dry. After 10 minutes rinse it off and repeat it daily.


Simply rub a slice of lemon over your underarms twice a day. Lemon potentially kills any germs and lightens the skin. Do not go overboard with it as it can also dry up your skin. Thus, after this procedure apply some moisturizer.

Pumice stone

Use a pumice stone to get rid of the dead skin cells. However don’t be too rough as the underarm skin is too sensitive to abrasions.


This area is more prone to accumulating dead skin cells and making the skin look darker. Use an exfoliator mix of brown sugar and virgin olive oil every day.

Hair removal

You can start using hair removal cream if waxing hurts too much and trimmer doesn’t remove the underarm hair completely. After you have shaved or trimmed, use a hair removal cream.

Deodorants sprayed directly is worse

You should not use deodorants directly onto your armpits as it causes darkening the of skin.


Mix baking soda and rose water and apply it on your armpits. It is basically a bleaching agent and will make your underarm skin lighter.


Coconut oil applied on underarms before bathing can help get rid of darkened skin, dirt and dead skin cells. The vitamin E in it will help lighten the skin.

Breathable clothing

Choose the right kind of clothes. Wear loose and comfortable clothes to reduce the friction caused between the fabric and your skin which add to the darkening of it. Wear clothes that allow your skin to breathe.

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