Hair Removal Techniques For Underarm Hair

Hair Removal Techniques For Underarm Hair

The armpit area has drawn a lot of attention with the kind of clothes and outfits’ women are adorning these days. Dark and smelly underarms are a huge turn off to say the least.  Most women have a phenomenal growth ounderarm hair, which looks unbecoming and ugly especially when one is wearing sleeveless tops.

Many of us follow many techniques of hair removal for under arms like shaving, waxing, using hair removing creams and evenfacial hair removal. Here ‘s giving your a few tips as to how to do these hair removal techniques for your under arms and still get that smooth skin for underarms by following the right technique.

Some Hair Removal Techniques For Armpits


Compared to shaving, tweezing gives a more permanent effect of hair removal. While shaving effects last only for 2 to 3 days, hair removal effects resulted from tweezing is going to last a little longer, which is 4 to 5 days. However, tweezing is also more painful than shaving and more effective for facial hair than underarm hair.


For those who cannot tolerate the pain from waxing, bleaching is a good idea. Shave your underarms with a normal razor and apply a skin bleaching cream on the surface of the underarm.

This will not onlyreduce skin darkening but will also lighten the appearance of the shadow hair that is visible. This will make them invisible or less apparent. The only glitch is that you will have to use bleach repeatedly to get the desired results.


Waxing is one of the better alternatives to armpit hair removal. The reason for this is that the hair is pulled out by the root, which means you will not be seeing a shadow for at least a couple of weeks.

The hair growth over a period of time becomes sparse thus reducing the appearance of a shadow. While the procedure is very painful, make sure you get it done at a professional salon under the guidance of an expert assistant

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a permanent hair removal technique that can permanently get rid of under arm hair. This is by far the best treatment approaches for women who have very rough, coarse and dark hair.

Go to a professional cosmetologist who will rub a laser wand up and down the armpit. The laser beam burns and destroys all the hair follicles thus preventing new hair from growing out. Yu will need at least 3-4 sittings for permanent results.


Electrolysis is another procedure for hair removal. It is better suited on women who have light coloured under arm hair. It is more expensive and time consuming than laser hair removal techniques.

Hair Removal Creams

Hair removal creams are another option and work by application of the cream on the under arm area. This then gets rid of the superficial hair. This is not a very highly recommended option as creams contain harsh chemicals and can darken the skin over a period of time. Consider and restrict its use only as a onetime procedure.

Egg mask

For making this mask, you need to get the white portion of egg, ½ teaspoon of corn flour dust as well as a teaspoon of sugar. Take a bowl and add egg, corn flour and sugar one by one  in it and make a fine paste out of it. You also need to beat it and make a fine paste. Now apply this around the portion of underarm. Give some time till it becomes dry. You can see a dried mask forming over your skin layer. Now, you need to pull the egg mask from the opposite directly firmly where you can see unwanted hair getting pulled out.

Lemon and sugar pack

Mix 1 tbsp of sugar with 2 tbsp of lemon juice and make a paste. Apply this paste on your underarms in the direction of hair growth. Leave it for ten minutes and wipe with a wash cloth. Do this twice a week and it will slowly help remove hair over time. It also helps lighten the skin on your underarms.