Home Remedies for Lighter Underarms: If you avoid wearing sleeveless dresses or tops or swimsuits due to your dark underarms, then take a note of this. For many of us, darker underarms can be a little embarrassing, skin discoloration can lead to a lack of confidence and self-esteem. Fret no more, we have the best home remedies that will help lighten those underarms.Also Read - 6 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dry And Patchy Skin This Winter

There are many potential causes for armpits becoming darker including deodorants and antiperspirants, shaving, dead skin cell accumulation, friction. So, are you ready to try simple, easy on the pocket with zero side-effects home remedies? Check it out! Also Read - Lighten Knees And Elbows Naturally With These 3 Easy Home Remedies

1. Apple Cider Vinegar: It is rich in amino and lactic acid which helps in killing the dead skin cells. It has properties that will unclog your pores and reduce the darkness. Just simply take a little bit of Apple Cider Vinegar in a cotton pad, pat into your armpits and let it dry. Wash it off once dry, repeat daily for better results. Also Read - Want to Switch to Sustainable Living? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to do it

2. Aloe Vera Gel: This natural gel can soothe inflamed skin and lighten the armpits. Cut a fresh leave from a plant and take out the gel, quickly apply the gel on your armpits and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash it off and apply every alternate day.

3. Cucumber: This veggie has cooling properties and contains bleaching agents which will treat dark armpits. Grind the veggie and strain the juice, dip a cotton pad in the juice and apply it on your armpit. Repeat it daily, this routine will not only lighten your underarm but keep them odour-free too.

4. Sugar + Olive Oil: This mixture works like magic. Sugar has an exfoliating agent and olive oil will help you keep it hydrated and nourished. All you have to do is-Take a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of sugar and olive oil. Mix them well, now apply it on your armpit, scrub it well and leave it for 10 minutes, rinse it water.

5. Potatoes: This vegetable works best for discoloration. You can choose either rub it directly by slicing it in two parts or you can peel a potato and grate it well, squeeze the juice out, apply it directly on the armpits. Wash it off after 10-15 minutes and follow the routine daily for the best results. Potato helps in softening and smoothening too.

Have you tried any of these before?