HOW TO DO AN ARMPIT DETOX



We live in an era where everything can get detoxed from your diet to your tech habits. But usually armpits are often neglected and can cause body odor especially if you workout or stay in humid environment. Most people are usually conscious about their armpit area and they often end up switching from different deodorants spoiling their armpits furthermore. It is important to detox your armpit from time to time to keep the clean and odor-free and also to prevent bacterial growth and other infections.


Who needs an armpit detox?

  • People suffering from bad body odor
  • If you’re transitioning from commercial deodorant to homemade natural deodorant
  • If you want to decrease the toxin load from commercial deodorants
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Benefits of an armpit detox

  • Removes buildup caused by deodorants
  • Helps in detoxing the body
  • Reduces the problem of bad body odor
  • Reduces the level of irritation and the blackness in the armpit area


Ways of detoxing your armpits

Before trying these recipes make sure you do a patch test to make sure you’re not allergic.

With Activated Charcoal

Ingredients needed

·       1 tbsp of kaolin clay (where to get)
·       2 capsules of activated charcoal (where to get)
·       1 tbsp of water
·       3 drops of grapefruit essential oil optional (where to get)

The activated charcoal and kaolin clay help to draw out 
bacteria, dirt, micro particles and toxic chemicals. Moreover, the activated charcoal helps balance oily skin, treat acne and deep cleanse the skin.

Instructions
  •   Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
  •   Apply it on your armpit area and let it sit for 5-20 mins
  •   Wash it with warm water
  •   Pat dry with a clean towel then apply a moisturizer since the mask can leave your underarms dry. You can use this Rose Water spray as a moisturizer.


Detox with Bentonite Clay

Ingredients needed-

·       1 tbsp of Bentonite Clay (where to get)
·       A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar 
·       1-2 teaspoons of water to get the right consistency
·       3 drops of orange essential oil optional (where to get)


Instructions

  •   Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make sure it isn’t metallic. Also the spoon shouldn’t be metallic.
  •   Apply it on your armpit and let it sit for 5-20mins
  •   Wash it with warm water
  •   Pat dry with a clean towel then apply a moisturizer since the mask can leave your underarms dry. You can use this Rose Water and Glycerin spray as a moisturizer.




Within a week or two you’ll notice you’re sweating less and you smell better without the help of a deodorant.

DON’T use deodorants while you’re detoxing your armpits.
It may take longer to notice results but be patient and consistent.


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