What is the normal color of sweat? Normally, sweat is a clear, salty fluid, but for people with chromhidrosis, sweat may appear a vivid color such as: Yellow. Green. Blue.
Why is my sweat so yellow? “Some may notice that sweat sometimes appears yellow on their clothes. In most cases, this is explained simply by the fact that sweat mixes with various bacteria in the skin, as well as other compounds found in deodorant and even in clothing, causing the sweat to take on a yellowish tint.
Why is sweat dark? Lipofuscin pigment is responsible for the colored sweat. This pigment is produced in the apocrine gland, and its various oxidative states account for the characteristic yellow, green, blue, or black secretions observed in apocrine chromhidrosis.
Why is my sweat white? It’s when your sweat has a higher concentration of sodium that you’re more likely to see it on your skin (or even your clothing) afterward, she says. This can look like white crystals or a fine white powder on your skin, or even white rings on your clothing, that tend to appear on your chest or back.