As you get older, you may notice that the skin on your underarms starts to darken little by little. It’s a natural occurrence, but that doesn’t make it any more desirable. You may start to feel that you want to find ways to lighten the skin in that area.

Before you take drastic measures, and turn to chemicals to help you lighten the skin under your arms, consider using more natural methods. Baking soda could be the simplest and most effective option for you.

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How Baking Soda Lightens Your Underarms

There are many ways that baking soda helps to lighten the skin beneath your arms. Here are a few:

Exfoliation of your underarms, leaving room for new skin to come in.

Helps to reduce production of skin’s melanin.

Works to keep pores clear by absorbing extra oil.

Keeps pH in good balance.

Acts as natural deodorant.

Try the following two methods to lighten your armpits naturally:

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#1 Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide

You Need:

Baking soda (⅓ C).

Hydrogen peroxide (⅙ C).

Lemon juice (half lemon).

What to Do:

Combine ingredients together in one bowl.

Mix everything together well.

Make sure your armpits have been cleaned and dried.

Rub the mixture on armpits.

Allow to sit for ten minutes.

Follow this sequence once a day.

Hydrogen peroxide helps by peeling the skin and lightening it in the process.

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#2 Lemon Juice and Baking Soda

You Need:

Baking soda (10 grams).

Lemon juice (whole lemon).

What to Do:

Combine ingredients to form paste.

Be sure that your armpits are clean and dry.

Put mix on armpits.

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Rub in for about ten minutes.

Let sit and dry for ten minutes.

Clean with water.

Do this daily until you see results.

Switch to three or four times per week once you see a change.

Vitamin C and citric acid in lemon help to perform a deep clean of the skin.

Try these two natural skin lightening methods before moving on to chemical solutions.

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