Home Remedies

 Home Remedies

Let food be your medicine! In India, food has been used to cure minor ailments for years. Learn how you can cure aches and
pains, lifestyle conditions, minor skin and hair problems and common ailments at home!
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Dark underarms

Dark underarms refer to the situation when skin under the arms darken due to a number of reasons like improper cleaning, sweating, dead skin cells and friction due to different types of clothes. Apart from these, usage of shaving products and deodorants containing alcohol may also lead to this unacceptable situation. This situation leads to embarrassment while wearing sleeveless clothes in parties and social gatherings.



Dark underarms
Milk is a useful ingredient for treating dark skin occurrence at armpits. Mix milk with equal quantity of curd and gram flour. You may also add a pinch of turmeric powder in the mixture. Apply this over the area and keep for at least 20 minutes, before rinsing with cold water.
Dark underarms
  • Milk
  • Curd
  • Gram flour
  • Turmeric powder
Dark underarms
  • If you are exposed to a chemical agent, wash your skin with a mild cleanser and water as soon as you can.
  • To keep the air around you moist, use a humidifier at home and work.
  • If your skin is prone to dermatitis, choose untreated cotton or other natural fiber fabrics for clothing. Make sure clothing is not too tight.
  • When washing dishes or handling chemicals, wear cotton lined rubber gloves to protect your hands.
  • After washing your hands or bathing, apply a lotion that has no preservatives or scents while your skin is still damp.
Other Remedies
Dark underarms
  • An effective home remedy to treat dark underarms is to use lemon. Take a piece of lemon and rub it on the armpits.
  • Baking soda also acts favorably in curing the darkness of the underarms. After bath, apply some baking soda onto the armpits.
  • Apply Vitamin E oil on the armpits to treat dark underarms.
  • Rub the underarms with coconut oil to remove the darkness from the underarms.
  • Make a paste using 1 tsp of lime juice, 1 tsp of cucumber juice as well as a hint of turmeric powder. Apply this paste on your armpits and wash off after 20 minutes.
 
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