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Dark armpits?

Anonymous
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Right after I shave my armpits, it still looks like I hadn't shaved!  I have this dark "shadow".  It drives me crazy!!  I tried wax strips, but it didn't help, it hurt like crap, and broke me out!  Any advice?

Posted by Anonymous on May. 6, 2012 at 11:26 PM
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DEEANNALAMB81
by Bronze Member on May. 6, 2012 at 11:27 PM
My mom used to have that problem and her doc had her switch deodorant and it went away.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on May. 6, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Do you mind if I ask what she switched to?  I have used Degree, Secret, suave, and Dove.  

Quoting DEEANNALAMB81:

My mom used to have that problem and her doc had her switch deodorant and it went away.


lovinlife13
by on May. 6, 2012 at 11:28 PM
A deoderant with moisturizer. I used a Dove one a noticed an improvement.
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BigMama925
by on May. 6, 2012 at 11:29 PM
1 mom liked this
My cousin rubs lemon everyday under her arms & tells me it worked for her.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on May. 6, 2012 at 11:29 PM

My aunt has that issue, but it was related to being diabetic, she also gets the dark ring around her neck. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on May. 6, 2012 at 11:30 PM
I have the same issue and my dr told me it is from friction.. I also have a darker skin tone which is apparently more prone to things like that.
bmack2107
by on May. 6, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Bump for more answers! I have this problem too =( I can't use any deodorants with fragrances/moisturizers in it at all, otherwise I break out badly. I hate my dark armpits!

katieloves21
by on May. 6, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Mine has always been dark. No mosturizer or deoderant change or no depderant has fixed it. It is pretty common

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on May. 6, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Thanks :)  I have used dove, but it wasn't a "special" dove, just fragranced.  It was the same as the others.  

Quoting lovinlife13:

A deoderant with moisturizer. I used a Dove one a noticed an improvement.


Wydowness
by Kusabi on May. 6, 2012 at 11:32 PM
My friend rubs lemons on her armpits
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