Everything You Need to Read About Underarm Care | Watsons Philippines

Everything You Need to Read About Underarm Care

Underarm Care

About the underarm care, we always focus only on deodorant to get rid of any unwanted smelling, sweating and staining. The fact is as our underarms have limited access to fresh air, they tend to be warm and moist and get irritated easily. Read on to find out all you need to know about your underarm skin.

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Exfoliate

We all know we should wash our underarms daily to reduce the growth of smelly bacteria. Don’t forget to exfoliate once or twice a week to help remove the old, dead skin cells and stimulate cell renewal and unclog pores. As the skin underarm is sensitive, choose the one with a gentle formula to protect your skin and softer your underarm texture.

Masseur applying apricot kernel scrub to exfoliate skin of of young woman

Moisturise

When it comes to our face, moisturising is a must. How about our underarm skin? In fact, Your underarms deserve the same level of care and attention you give your face. Your armpits get dry after bathing. You should moisturise your armpits with a gentle lotion to encourage pore constriction and lead to less sweating.

Detail shot of woman applying creme on her arm

Skin-lightening

The truth is that wearing antiperspirant, tight clothing or plucking hairs can irritate your underarm skin and lead to the skin darken. And shaving your underarm hair even makes it worse. Therefore, it is suggested to select other approaches instead, such as waxing or laser hair removal. Wearing loose clothes can help lighten underarms as well.

beauty woman smile with clean underarm in front of mirror

Natural Deodorant

Natural Deodorant not only improves the look and feel of your skin, but also free from any potentially harmful ingredients of conventional deodorants. Bear in mind that if you switch to a natural deodorant, it seems like doesn’t work in the first week. It is completely normal as your underarm needs to adjust to a new and less aggressive product.

White deodorant and herbs on color background