Dark underarms cause embarrassment especially for people who wear sleeveless tops. Dark underarms look bad when your body complexion is fair. If you are also facing problem of dark underarms then you should opt for some remedies that will be useful to get rid of dark underarms. First of all you should understand that what causes dark underarms. Your hair removal methods, tight dresses, excessive sweating, carelessly washing underarms, use of chemicals and deodorants etc. Here are some useful remedies to lighten the dark underarms.
- Make a paste of some gram flour, lime juice, turmeric powder and milk and apply the paste in your armpits. Leave the paste for 20 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
- Make a mixture of white vinegar and baking soda and apply on your armpits twice a day for clean and fresh underarms.
- Rub lemon on your underarms after taking shower for some time.
- Make a paste of cucumber juice, limejuice, turmeric powder and baking soda and leaver for 20 minutes. You will see better results after making it your routine.
Hair Removal Method
Avoid using hair removing agents and depilatory creams. With changing the hair removal method, you will see your underarms getting lighter. Depilatory creams contain strong acids and other chemicals that produce dead cells and darken your skin.
Avoid Shaving Underarms
Some people use erasers to remove hair for quick results. This is one of the main causes of dark underarms. Avoid shaving your underarms. With shaving, you remove hair and upper skin of your underarms and when inner skin is exposed to sweat, it becomes darker much earlier. It is best to have your underarms waxed by yourself or some professional.
Tight blouses and shirts also causes armpits to get darken. You should develop a habit to wear loose blouses.
Regularly wash your underarms. Poor hygiene causes several problems that darken your underarms like accumulation of oil and dirt in armpits. Wash with soap and warm water thoroughly.
Try these tips at your home and consult your doctor if you get your armpits infected.
Many people face the problem of dark skin on knees and elbows and people feel much trouble in hiding dark knees and elbows. This dark skin of knees and elbows is caused due to accumulation of dead skin cells. Careless cleaning and rubbing of skin is also another reason of dark knees and elbows. If you are also facing the same problem then follow the home remedies given below to get rid of dark skin of knees and elbows:
- Mix one tablespoon of vitamin E, lemon juice and one table spoon of glycerin. Add 4 table spoon of milk in this mixture. Do massage on dark areas with this paste and leave for 15 minutes. Wash dark areas with warm water 20 minutes after massaging.
- You can also get rid of dark areas on knees and elbows by rubbing a slice of lemon. You can also use lemon juice for massage. Leave dark areas after massage for half an hour and then rub dark areas with towel wet in hot water.
- Mix coconut oil and lime juice and massage on dark areas. Take coconut oil double in quantity than lime juice and massage. Leave dark areas for half an hour after massage and then wash with warm water and clean with towel.
- You can also make a mixture of basin ( Gram Flour) and lemon juice. You can also add some milk and rose water in the paste and apply on knees and elbows. Leave the paste for 20 minutes and wash with warm water.
- Take a leave from fresh aloe plant and rub it on your skin. It is useful to remove darkness.
- Keep your elbows and knees moisturized by using cocoa butter. Honey lotions can also be used in this regard.
- Increase your daily water consumption for natural moisturizing and hydration.
- Avoid kneeling on your knees and leaning on your elbows. It also darkens the skin on these areas.
As a teenager all girls must do some exercise as a routine to maintain their figure and healthy weight. Regular exercise is equally important as that of healthy eating. All girls who have routines to do some exercise are leaner and have suitable weights. To make it sure that you have right weight according to your height, see the table given in Suitable Weight According to Height. Many teen girls find less or no time to maintain their selves.
If you are also a teen age girl then follow the exercise instructions given below to maintain smartness and health as well. It will take less time of you but will keep you on track:
- The first thing you need to do is stretching. Do stretching before and after the exercise. Stretching itself is also a part of exercise and it will help you preventing injury and make you ready for exercise without getting tight muscles. Different stretching positions can be adopted to start exercise. Here are some pictures showing different stretching positions. You can adopt anyone that you feel you can do easily.
- After stretching your body, you need to warm up your body. You need to do cardio for 10 to 15 minutes in this regard. To warm up your body you can do dance, run, jogging, jump rope, climb up stairs, or ride bicycle for 15 minutes. By doing so you will rise up your heart beat level where your excess fats will be burnt and you will get lean muscles.
- Mostly teenagers are wrongly advised to prevent weight lifting to prevent inner complications but as a result they are trapped in more complications. Some young girls think that if they lift weight they will get tight muscles and look like guys. To keep your muscles toned, you need to light weight lifting for 10 minutes only. These exercises will improve your posture.
- You can do exercise with exercise ball in different directions to shape your body and get rid of fats.
- You can also involve your friends in your exercise to make it fun rather than burden on you. You can join some gym or arrange exercise classes at your home. Go for a morning walk on daily basis and eat healthy diet to be internally strong. Take part in sports and enjoy exercising.
Getting a child changes the women’s lives completely. It also changes body shape of women. New moms seem much annoyed for the reason why it is taking so long time to shrink their belly again. Many moms seem worried for their body shapes as they look still pregnant for several months even after getting baby. Some women also face the problem that their hips also become double. To shrink one’s belly to pre-pregnant stage or close to it demands long time but some beauty conscious women come to me and ask weather they should go for medical treatment or some other practices and I always suggest them to try to reduce their weight according to the tips given below:
- Drink plenty of water. You must drink 10-12 glasses of water a day.
- Avoid backed and junk food. Eat healthy diet like boneless chicken and leanest cuts of beef.
- Breastfeeding is actually helpful for mothers to reduce weight and gain pre-pregnancy figure again. Other than reducing weight all the doctors advise for breastfeeding for baby health.
- Avoid overeating with an excuse of breastfeeding. It is a good chance to reduce your weight after pregnancy so keep strict to your diet schedule.
- Don’t go for dieting also as after having baby, you have more responsibility now and it is more likely to happen you gain weight after feeling deprived of your favorite things and more responsibilities.
- Select food rich in nutrients but have less calories and fat. Drink milk and eat yogurt as they are rich in proteins and you need proteins for your bones. You should also take lean meat, chicken and beans that have low fats.
- Add walk in your post-pregnancy weight reducing plan. You need special exercise to burn calories. It will also help to keep your muscles and bones strong. Avoid complicated exercises but don’t leave walk.
- Try to take proper sleep time of eight hours. It is very necessary to have proper sleep time to shed pregnancy weight and after getting deprived from sleep time it is harder to reduce weight. Follow the advice to sleep when your baby sleeps.
- Take help from others to plan your diet schedule that will keep you healthy and reduce your post-pregnancy weight.
Brightness of teeth is affected by daily consumption of coffee, chocolates and tea etc. Smile with healthy and white teeth look gorgeous but with continuous consumption of these things one can lose his/her sweet smile. If you also have habit to consume such things then follow the tips to maintain brightness of your teeth:
- Baking soda is a best remedy for yellow teeth. Use on your toothbrush and get white teeth. Mix baking soda with your routine toothpaste and apply regularly.
- Brush your teeth after consuming things like coffee, chocolate, tea, red wine and cherry etc. Make it your habit to brush your teeth twice a day.
- Leave the habit of smoking as nicotine leaves yellow spots on your teeth and these spots are very difficult to leave.
- Chew your food thoroughly as chewing the food serves as a natural detergent. Chew the food like apples, carrots clean the teeth and food like spinach prevent stains on teeth.
- Brushing teeth with salt is another home remedy to get white teeth.
- Hydrogen peroxide is a very useful chemical for teeth whitening. You can also use lemon juice to brush your teeth for whiteness.
- Take some foil that fits your teeth. Mix your routine toothpaste and baking soda. Put the mixture on foil and put on your teeth and leave for one hour. After removing the foil you will get positive results. Brush your teeth after removing the foil.
- Mix some pepper powder with iodized salt and apply on your teeth to get whiter teeth within few days.
- Fresh Sag leaves are also useful to remove stains from teeth.
- Use some whitening toothpastes and go for medical treatment if you don’t see positive results.