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Simple ways to lighten up dark underarms using natural ingredients

Dark underarms in some way it reduces ones freedom to wear sleeveless dress and tops etc. Underarm darkening is caused by deodorants. Deodorants are useful in preventing odour, but it contains harmful ingredients that causes the underarms to become darker. Shaving also causes dark underarms reason being the razors can be abrasive thus removing the outer layer of the armpit. Accumulation of dead cells leads to darkening of the skin.

Natural ways of getting rid of dark underarm include the use of lemon juice. Lemon is known for it's high concentration of citric acid therefore having a characteristic of it's natural bleaching agents. You just need to cut the lemon into two halves, rub gently under your arms for a couple of minutes. leave it for 10-15 minutes then rinse off using cold water. This should be done about 3 times a week.

Aloe vera it's known world wide for it's natural benefits. It can also be used to get rid of dark armpit. Aloe vera contains anti-bacterial properties which helps in soothing and lightning of your skin. All you need is to get a fresh aloe vera and extract the gel, gently massage your underarms and let it dry for 20 minutes then rinse it off using lukewarm water. This process has to be done everyday for better results.

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