How Do I Make My Neck And Under Armpits Whiter?

Causes of Dark neck and underarms are varied. The cause can be as simple as badly cleaned skin. Very often, areas like the armpits and underarms are neglected when we shower or take a bath. Therefore, these areas appear darker than the rest of the body simply because they are not clean enough. These zones are full of dead skin and dirt. It is important to thoroughly clean these areas since they have a tendency to sweat more; the sweat and the dirt will give rise to infection that aggravates the discoloration of neck skin and underarm skin.

Hormones that go haywire cause higher levels of melanin, the pigment that gives you your skin color, which in turn makes the skin in these areas more susceptible to hyper pigmentation or darkening. Underarm and neck discoloration in women undergoing menopause is often caused by hormonal imbalance. High levels of melanin are also a result of an overdose of sunlight. The more your skin is exposed to sunlight, the more melanin is secreted leading to darkening of the skin. Many women suffer from over-perspiration. Too much sweating also darkens skin. Sweat contains uric acid which can make the skin dark.

Dark skin on the neck and diabetes are also correlated and so are black underarms and diabetes. If you suffer from diabetes, your body has the tendency to produce an overdose of insulin which then alters the functioning of skin cells. In many people this gives rise to a ring-like pigmentation on the neck. Neck discoloration diabetes is a sign that a person is suffering from acanthosis nigricans, that is, thick, unusually dark velvety skin.

Skin disorders such as psoriasis, eczema can also lead to darkening of skin in these zones. In some pregnant such kind of pigmentation is frequent. Discoloration is also a common side effect of many medications. Lastly, excessive body fat can also lead to this condition.

One of the simplest underarm whitening home remedy is lemon or lime. They are known for their natural bleaching properties. Simply rubbing lemon slices on the affected area for a few minutes every day can reduce the appearance of dark skin. If you have the time, make a mixture of lime juice and honey and apply it to the affected areas. Honey also acts as a natural bleach.

Another question one may ask is how to whiten armpits at home with other products available off the kitchen shelf? Cucumber, milk, turmeric and gram flour are all effective grandma's remedies to fight the problem. A mixture containing cucumber juice, lime juice and turmeric powder can be applied to the armpits for approximately 15 minutes. This beauty mask can do wonders for your skin. Similarly, a mixture of curd, gram flour, turmeric and milk is also known to reduce pigmentation to a great extent. Coconut oil and Vitamin E also help in reducing the discoloration and restoring the natural skin color.

Other easy tips on how to whiten armpits naturally include making a few lifestyle modifications. Avoid wearing synthetic and tight clothes. Opt for cotton and loose clothes instead. Avoid using harsh deodorants directly on the underarms. Ensure that the creams, soaps and perfumes that you use do not have too many harsh chemicals. Investing in good beauty products can be very beneficial in the long run. Trash that razor and that hair removal cream. Wax as far as possible. Whitening underarm treatment prescribed by dermatologists and cosmetologist can range from creams containing Retin-A to dermabrasion treatment that thins out the skin causing darkening.

And if you are wondering how to lighten the neck, then treat it as you would treat your face. Very often we only care for our face and completely ignore our neck. Clean your neck with utmost care, moisturize it and protect it from the sun. Exfoliate your neck from time to time with mild products to make it free of dead and dry skin.

Lemon and Lime work equally well for a discolored neck. Similarly, coconut oil and vitamin E oil are also effective remedies. The miracle remedy these days for most skin problems is aloe vera gel. Aloe vera gel in its pure form obtained directly from the plant or in creams and gels easily available off the counter is very useful in treating this condition. If your neck discoloration is severe, try to avoid exposing the neck to the sun as far as possible. At the same time avoid wearing clothes that are too tight at the neck. Tight clothes cause more perspiration and friction and these in turn cause increased pigmentation. A mixture containing glycerin, rose water and glycerin supposedly works wonders to treat a dark neck. A sandalwood power and rose water mask can be applied to the neck at night and can be washed off in the morning.

Another simple home remedy for black neck is applying a mixture of raw potato juice, turmeric, lime juice and gram flour power. This should be kept on for around fifteen minutes and then washed off. Following these easy home remedies can help reduce the problem. Applying cocoa butter is said to be useful.

To make your neck and under arms you may follow these simple tips, but if the problem persists you need to consult a dermatologist who will help you undergo a more effective treatment or may sometime help pinpoint a more serious underlying health concern.

It is a well known fact that to have healthy skin, what is eaten by you is as important as what you apply on your skin. Therefore drink a lot of water, have a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly. All these will help flush out toxins from your body, will increase blood circulation, help in the absorption of the right nutrients, improve digestion and in turn will give a healthy glow to your skin.

answered by G M

To whiten neck and armpits try these home remedies:

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon cucumber juice with 1 teaspoon lime juice and a pinch of turmeric powder. Leave on armpits for 20 mins and wash off.
  2. Make paste of 1 teaspoon gram flour + 1 teaspoon sandalwood powder + few drops of lime + milk + pinch of tumeric powder. Leave on armpits for 20 mins and wash off.

For dark armpits, Regular waxing is the best remedy for hair removal. It not only makes your armpits look lighter and cleaner but also removes hair from the roots. Avoid shaving or using hair removal creams in your armpits.

answered by P P

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