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26 years
How to fade underarm darkness (dark patch) effectively? How long will it take to see results? Any deoderant recommendations?
Jun 10, 2013

Dr. Rania Mousa General Medicine
underarm darkness is a big problem for many people. Although quite common, the skin condition in which underarms become darkly pigmented can be very embarrassing and uncomfortable.Common causes of underarm discoloration may include
chemical-based deodorants
improper hygiene
tight clothing
excessive sweating
hormonal changes
Many safe, effective home remedies can reduce or eliminate underarm discoloration in a matter of weeks:
-Wax or pluck the hair under your arms instead of shaving with a razor
-Consider changing your antiperspirant/deodorant,try using natural deodorants instead,
-try applying organic talcum powders to your underarms instead of antiperspirants and deodorants.
-Avoid wearing tight, ill-fitting clothing
-Exfoliate (scrub) the skin under your arms with a gentle exfoliating cleanser and loofah several times per week.
-Use lemon to treat underarm discoloration. Fresh lemon is one of the most effective ways to lighten underarms. Cut a lemon in half and thoroughly rub the lemon into your armpits
-massage your underarms with vitamin E oil, potato oil, or coconut oil daily. These oils contain natural bleaching properties
-If you're looking for more immediate results,you can go to the doctor or dermatologist to prescribe a bleaching agent or recommend an over-the-counter one some medications ,Dermabrasion, which uses a rapidly rotating device to abrade the surface of the skin, and laser therapy, which burns off skin imperfections with a laser beam, are effective remedies for darkened skin