Since we’re midway through the summer, you’ve probably got your crop tops, tanks, and bikinis frontline and center of your wardrobe. And before you head off to your beach trips and vacays, you’d want to make sure you’ve got smooth, flawless underarms. When it comes to caring for your armpits, swiping on your everyday deodorant may not be enough. In fact, you can actually use exfoliating toners to help soften rough patches and brighten dark areas.

Below, we’ve got the lowdown on 5 skin-refining solutions that will help you achieve your kili-kili goals. Read on!

1. Skin Genie Apple Cider Vinegar Toner with Vodka and Witch Hazel, now on sale at P188 (limited time only) Take a shot of this super-strength tonic! It’s concocted with powerful astringents, such as apple cider vinegar and witch hazel. Its star ingredient, though, is Russian vodka, which lifts and tightens saggy areas, lightens dark spots, and fights bacterial and fungal infections. How’s that for a drink?

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2. SkinLush Glycolic Whitening Toner, P300 Dry skin, hormonal changes, and over shaving can darken your armpits over time. This skin brightener is formulated with glycolic acid, a crystalline compound that fights hyperpigmentation and discoloration, and sloughs off dead cells. You get smoother skin in a snap!

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3. Leaiana House of Beauty Glow Exfo Tonic, P328 This luscious hydrator is infused with some of your favorite ingredients: aloe vera, papaya extract, and vitamin E. It also contains generous amounts of niacinamide, a powerful agent known for its brightening properties. This particular formula is highly effective for treating large, clogged pores—a common armpit woe that comes about from overactive sweat glands.

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4. Some by Mi Galactomyces Pure Vitamin C Toner, P1,190 Believe it or not, your underarms are still prone to blackheads, whiteheads, and acne. To keep them soft, smooth, and supple, try this powered-up potion. It’s charged with galactomyces, a nutrient-dense yeast that controls sebum production and fights inflammation. Plus, you can never go wrong with that added dose of vitamin C!

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5. By Wishtrend Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water, P1,250 If you haven’t heard of mandelic acid, then you might be missing out on your skincare soulmate. It’s an aromatic compound derived from almonds, which works to exfoliate, improve skin texture, and soothe signs of irritation. It also minimizes pigmentation and soothes signs of irritation—so if you’ve ever wished for fantasy flawless underarms, this brown bottle will make all your dreams come true.

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