How to Prevent Dark Armpits

How to Prevent Dark Armpits

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Dark armpits or underarms have always been a cause for concern. It makes you self-conscious and limits you from wearing some clothes like sleeveless outfits. If you do wear them, you become conscious and try not to raise your arms alot. The fact that it takes away your freedom and causes a level of embarrassment and discomfort means it needs to be addressed.

How to Prevent Dark Armpits

1. Avoid shaving: Shaving removes hair on the surface and leaves a stubble which gives the appearance of a dark armpit. Shaving also causes the skin to become rough and lead to pigmentation overtime. An alternative to shaving is waxing, this removes the hair from the roots and leaves you feeling fresh.

2. Reduce your use of shaving creams: Shaving creams contain harsh chemicals that can harm your skin. Frequent use of these products can lead to irritation, pigmentation, rashes and skin disorders. The safer alternative we advice again is to wax your underarms.

3. Have your bath regularly: Bath regularly especially if the weather is hot. Not taking a bath can lead to build up of bacteria that cause smelly sweat and pigmentation.

4. Avoid overly tight clothes: wearing tight and synthetic clothes cause friction that can lead to the formation of rashes and pigmentation. Synthetic clothes prevent the skin form breathing therefore they trap sweat and promote the growth of skin darkening bacteria.

5. Take control of your weight: Fat accumulates in your underarms. If you are overweight, the stored fat there can causes your skin to rub against clothing which leads to rashes and then pigmentation.

6. Personal hygiene: When you do not properly clean your armpit, it leads to accumulation of dead skin cells under the arms causing bumps and dark spots there. Regularly exfoliate your skin under the arms too. However, be gentle while exfoliating your underarms because it is a thin skin and harsh scrubs or rough handling while rubbing may cause scars and rashes.

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12 Comments

  • Marian November 28, 2014 6:30 pm

    How can I get a wax for cleaning armpit air?

  • Toyin November 28, 2014 11:05 pm

    Please tell us more about waxing, how is it done. A big thank you to the kamdora team, u rock.

  • Wumi November 28, 2014 11:35 pm

    How can this waxing be done? Thanks for this tip kamdora

  • lateefah November 30, 2014 2:07 pm

    How do one wax the armpit?

  • Adikat November 30, 2014 2:22 pm

    How do i get the waxing cream for the armpit?

  • Ella November 30, 2014 6:20 pm

    How is waxing done?

  • Franscisca December 1, 2014 11:21 am

    How do u go abt the waxing? Cos I really need to do this!

  • Ime December 1, 2014 12:20 pm

    You are really doing a nice job here,keep it up

  • adejoke December 1, 2014 1:32 pm

    Ow do u get rid of stretch marks in btw d tighs especially black stretch marks I don’t bleach or tone my skin

  • Sabastine Ruth March 13, 2015 11:47 am

    please explain how waxind is been done, keep it up kamdora

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