If you suffer from the dark coloration of the skin in your underarm don’t be discouraged, there are easy home remedies to try that help with this skin defect. Don’t be alarmed most of the time it’s not a disease or medical condition but just your skin’s response to exposure to certain elements. However, at times dark underarms may also be a result of a medical condition that is known as acanthosis nigricans which is often associated with insulin resistance, obesity, hormonal disorders, certain medications, and cancer.
If your dark underarms are caused by this condition then you must consult a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Some of the main causes of dark underarms are shaving, regular use of hair removing creams, excessive sweating, poor ventilation of underarms, accumulation of dead skin cells, and use of alcohol-based deodorants and antiperspirants.
Home remedies are safe and simple yet effective, natural and affordable. There are other materials that can be used for lightening, but the focus is on charcoal. Isn’t it funny and weird that something so dark is used for lightening?
Charcoal has been used in face masks, face washes, and even as an eyeliner. Basically, charcoal is attracted to the toxins in your body and works hard to pull those toxins out making it a natural lightener, it works over time so don’t expect magic overnight treatment. In order to see the best results, you have to apply the activated charcoal mixture for up to 20 minutes, repeatedly for several weeks. Honey is a natural lightening agent and charcoal is a natural detox so they work together really well. Combine this two amazing home remedies for best results.