Dark and uneven toned armpits can make you uncomfortable especially when you wear sleeveless dress/tops. Underarms can get rough, dark and textured due to friction, using alcohol-based deodorants, not taking proper care, excessive shaving etc. Flawless and bright armpits can be achieved by using this really easy and effective natural rice mask:
Rice flour- Rice flour has great exfoliating, brightening and softening properties. It also helps improve underarm skin texture and evens out skin tone.
Honey- Honey is a natural humectant and bleaching ingredient. It hydrates skin, softens it and also brightens it up.
Lemon juice- Lemon juice too has skin bleaching and lightening effect. It also helps lighten spots and detox.
Turmeric- Turmeric has skin brightening, detoxing and anti-microbial properties.
RECIPE FOR UNDERARM RICE MASK:
Things you need-
- 2 tablespoons rice flour
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- A pinch turmeric
In a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of rice flour and a pinch of turmeric powder. Add in 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 teaspoons lemon juice.
Mix well and apply the paste on dry armpits. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Spray some water/rose water on the dried mask and massage for few minutes to exfoliate. Wash off.
The mask is gentle enough to be used everyday. READ MORE – RICE WATER SHAMPOO FOR SHINY HAIR
Caution – Patch test before use.