A lot of us are conscious about our physical appearance and dark pigmentation on the neck, underarms and inner things is an embarrassing and depressing problem. The hyper pigmentation is caused by an increase in the level of melatonin on the skin cells, deposition of dead skin cells on the regions, frequent shaving, friction caused by fitting clothes and allergies. Factors like stress, pregnancy, vitamin deficiencies, and weak liver functioning may also contribute to this problem.

There are many natural remedies to reduce the discoloration of the skin.

Home remedies for dark underarms:


Milk contains vitamins and fatty acids that can help you with the dark skin under arms.

Ingredients you will need:

1 tablespoon of milk
2 tablespoon of flour
1 tablespoon of curd
Blend the milk, curd and flour until you get a paste. Then apply the paste to your underarms, and let it stay for 10 minutes. Finally wash off with water.


Cucumbers have skin lightening properties and you can use them to solve your problem with dark underarms.

You only need to blend cucumber juice with lime juice and add a juice of turmeric to it. Lemon whitens and evacuates dead cells, cucumber gives impact and turmeric averts staining. Apply this juice to your underarms and after few days you will see the difference.


Chickpea flour mask is amazing solution for dark underarms.

Ingredients you will need:

1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of yogurt
2 tablespoons of chickpea flour
1 pinch of turmeric
For preparation you should blend chickpea, yogurt, lemon juice and turmeric and then apply it to your underarms and leave it 20 minutes.

The best natural remedies for dark elbow, knees and neck:


Sugar granules soothe the skin and help peel dead skin cells. To make a paste you should mix equal measures of sugar and olive oil. Apply this paste on your knees and elbows and after 10 minutes wash it with warm water.


Lemons are rich with vitamin C and they have excellent peeling properties. They can stimulate regeneration of healthy skin cells. You should apply lemon juice on your dark skin and after 10 minutes wash it off.

Source: www.healthysolutionsmagazine.com/