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Magical remedies to whiten your underarms using baking soda
January 17 2019, 3:22 PM
Dark underarms is a common issue faced by women of any skin tones.

Don’t let the internet and magazines fool you. Dark underarms are not as rare as you think. It’s a common issue faced by women who have darker skin tones. And while it might be difficult to perfectly even out your skin tone, there are some remedies that can help lighten the dark pigmentation to some extent. Baking soda is one such remedy. Keep reading to find out how to use baking soda for underarm whitening.

Dark underarms are not as rare as you think. It’s a common issue faced by women who have darker skin tones.

Baking soda is a versatile ingredient that offers many beauty benefits. Here’s how it helps lighten your underarms:

Baking soda is a gentle exfoliator that can eliminate dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. This helps brighten your skin while getting rid of the grayish tint that is caused by d ead skin.

It  also has bleaching properties that help inhibit excessive melanin production and even out your skin tone.

1. Baking Soda And Water Scrub

You Will Need 2 tbsp baking soda 1 tbsp water Prep Time 2 minutes

Treatment Time 30 minutes

Method In a plastic or glass bowl, combine the ingredients until you get a thick, coarse paste. Alternatively, you can mix the baking soda with rosewater.

Apply this paste on your underarms and massage your armpit in circular motions for about 5 minutes.

Let the paste stay on for an additional 25 minutes, after which you can rinse it off with lukewarm water.

How Often? 2-3 times a week.

2. Baking Soda and Lemon for Underarms

You Will Need 2 tsp baking soda Juice from 1/2 of a lemon Prep Time 2 minutes

Treatment Time 10-15 minutes

Method

Combine 2 teaspoons of baking soda with lemon juice until you get a smooth paste.

Apply this paste on your underarms and massage in circular motions for a couple of minutes.

Leave the paste on for 10 minutes or until it dries.

Rinse the paste off with lukewarm water.

How Often? 2-3 times a week.

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