Pigmented Underarms

Daily Care To Reduce Pigmented Underarms

First let's understand the common causes of pigmented underarms:

  • Deodorants with aluminum clog up sweat ducts causing dryness & pigmentation
  • Dull & abrasive razor blades cause inflammation & damage top layer of the skin
  • Dead skin accumulation from lack of exfoliation

  • Tight synthetic clothes that cause friction against the skin cause pigmentation

Now key daily maintenance steps to reduce pigmented underarms overtime:

  1. Avoid antiperspirants that contain aluminum, as that clogs sweat ducts causing dryness and pigmentation.

  2. Dryness darkens the underarm. Moisturize your underarms twice a day. The Vitamin E in Velvet Spray, our in shower moisturizer, helps lighten pigmented skin over time.

  3. Exfoliate your underarms twice a week to remove accumulated dead skin. Do not use abrasive exfoliators that strip off the natural moisture; this further darkens the skin. Check out Rice & Shine, a gentle rice enzyme exfoliator.

  4. Apply fresh aloe vera gel directly from the plant 2-3 times a week. Leave it on for 10 mins and wash off.

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