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From other women's underarm habits to the pitfalls (no pun intended) of shaving our armpits, these are just some of the the things that concern us about this relatively tiny part of our body. While we may be able to hide the condition of our armpits by wearing long sleeves and jackets, we'd also like to be able to flaunt our arms in strapless dresses and sleeveless tops! As such, it's important for them to always be in tip-top condition.
Browse through the gallery for five facts on underarm hair removal and darkening.
(Source: Beauty Understanding Survey Report, Clear, December 2011 via Dove's The Little White Book on Underarm Skin Care.)