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How To Make Your Underarms Glow With Pico Laser?

woman with dark armpits

Dark underarms can be embarrassing for many individuals with various factors like shaving, friction, and hyperpigmentation that darken the underarm. However, Pico Laser is a magical treatment that not only treats facial skin concerns but it also helps to brighten the underarms. In this article, we will explore how Pico Laser can help address dark pits and provide a more permanent solution to regain self-assurance and bid farewell to underarm darkness.


What Causes Dark Underarms?

Shaving or Plucking: Regular shaving or plucking can irritate the sensitive underarm skin, leading to inflammation and increased melanin production, causing the skin to darken.

Friction: Constant friction caused by clothing or repetitive movements can contribute to the darkening of the underarms over time.

Deodorant Use: Certain deodorants or antiperspirants containing harsh chemicals can cause irritation and darkening of the skin.

Hormonal Changes: Hormonal fluctuations, such as those experienced during pregnancy or due to medical conditions, can lead to an increase in pigmentation in the underarm area.

How Does Pico Laser Work For Dark Underarms?

Get rid of dark underarms with Pico Laser

Pico Laser uses ultra-short pulses of laser energy to target and break down the excess melanin responsible for hyperpigmentation. The Pico Laser’s rapid delivery of energy allows it to target the specific area without damaging surrounding tissues, making it a safe and effective treatment for underarm darkness.

What Benefits Does Pico Laser Have For Dark Underarms?

Targeting Specific Areas: Pico Laser treatment can target the pigmented areas in the underarms, leaving healthy skin unaffected.

Collagen Stimulation: Pico Laser not only reduces pigmentation but also stimulates collagen production, improving skin texture and tone in the treated area.

Non-Invasive: Pico Laser is a non-surgical procedure that requires no incisions, reducing the risk of complications and eliminating the need for lengthy recovery periods.

Quick and Convenient: Pico Laser sessions are typically quick, lasting only 15-30 minutes, making it a convenient option for individuals with busy schedules.

Minimal Discomfort: Patients may experience mild discomfort during the treatment, but the process is generally well-tolerated with numbing cream that can be applied to enhance patient comfort.

Does Pico Laser Have Long-Lasting Results?

Pico Laser targets the root cause of underarm darkness by breaking down excess melanin and stimulating collagen production which leads to a gradual reduction in pigmentation and a smoother, more even-toned underarm area.

In most cases, patients experience noticeable improvement after just one Pico Laser session, but multiple sessions may be required for optimal results, depending on the severity of the pigmentation and individual skin response.



Dark underarms can be a distressing concern for many individuals, affecting their self-confidence and clothing choices. Thanks to Pico Laser treatment that offers an effective and long-lasting solution to address dark pits. With its targeted approach, collagen-stimulating effects, and minimal downtime, Pico Laser provides a safe and convenient option for achieving brighter, smoother, and more even-toned underarms.


Written by Dr Ian Tan

Dr Ian Tan