We're always on the quest for anything that can care for our underarms. To be honest, we pay attention to them as much as we do our faces! That said, we searched high and low for natural skincare products you can try to get rid of pigmentation on your pits. Although these are made with gentle ingredients and free of harsh chemicals, they do a great job of brightening an uneven skin tone. In fact, most of the picks on this list already have a cult following.
Ahead, the best natural skincare products that can help brighten your underarms.
1. One Earth Organics Antibacterial Whitening Deo-Spray
P352, One Earth Organics
This deodorant can effectively fight odor and sweat—and it's guaranteed to be made with organic ingredients. It's enriched with sunflower seed, green tea, and apple extracts that can even out rough texture and pigmentation.
2. Zenutrients Turmeric and Lemon Brightening Soap
This bar soap is loaded with the good stuff: Turmeric has excellent healing properties—it can help soothe your underarms right after shaving and it can get rid of chicken skin, too. Lemon extract helps brighten pigmentation, and glycerin moisturizes the skin. Other brightening variants like cucumber & lemon and calamansi are also available.
3. Human Nature Sunflower Beauty Oil
P174.75, Human Nature
We can't stop raving about this multipurpose beauty oil! According to the Human Nature website, the Sunflower Beauty Oil has 25 skin benefits, including brightening uneven skin tone and softening of rough skin texture. Many Pinays already have this in their underarm care routines.
4. Beach Born Pink Clay Mask
P380, Beach Born
This brightening face mask is gentle enough to be used on the underarms. Clay helps purge product buildup and dislodge layers of dead skin cells and stuck ingrown hair. It also contains rosehip and avocado oil to soften the skin.
5. Apotheke 10% Niacinamide Serum
This serum is almost always sold out because it can effectively brighten dark spots. It has niacinamide that evens out pigmentation and aloe vera extract to nourish and soften the skin.
6. Andalou Naturals Brightening Illuminating Toner
P620, Healthy Options
In case you didn't know, applying toner on your underarms can improve their appearance. This one is rich in vitamin C which helps brighten dark spots. It also has a low pH, so it's guaranteed to be gentle on your armpits.
7. Manuka Honey Enhanced Whitening Creme
P1,385, Beauty Bar
This manuka honey-enriched face cream also has cherry blossom extract to stop excess production of melanin. It also has licorice root and pomegranate extracts to brighten patches of pigmentation.