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Beauty Top Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

Top Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

By Varnika Chauhan   

Lemon Scrub

How to:

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon of lemon juice with 1 teaspoon of honey.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of brown sugar or granulated castor sugar to this mixture mix well.
  3. Once the scrub is prepared, apply it on lips and use circular motions to exfoliate the lips.
  4. Do this for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Wipe it off using a wet tissue.

How to:

Lemon juice contains plenty of anti oxidants which help in making the skin soft and smooth. Other than that, lemon juice also contains glycolic acid which helps in acting like a peel and has a bleaching effect. It helps in getting rid of pigmentation. The brown sugar will improve the blood circulation to the lips while exfoliating them.

Coffee Scrub

How to:

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon of coffee grounds with 1 teaspoon of shea butter.
  2. Apply this paste on your lips and scrub well for at least 5-10 minutes.
  3. You can wipe it off using a wet tissue.
  4. Do this remedy 3-4 times a week.

How this helps:

Coffee grounds will help in getting rid of dead skin cells by scrubbing the lips. Shea butter helps in moisturizing the lips. Shea butter also contains vitamins which help in protecting the lips.

Top Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

Top Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

Sweet Almond Oil

How to:

  1. Take a few drops of cold pressed sweet almond oil.
  2. After exfoliating your lips well, apply this oil using dabbing motions on your lips.
  3. Let it stay for a few hours.
  4. Wipe off with a wet tissue.
  5. Do this remedy once every day.

How this helps:

Sweet almond oil is very lightweight and helps in hydrating the lips leaving them looking plump and fresh. Almond oil also helps in getting rid of the darkness on the lips. It acts like a natural lip balm.

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Coconut Oil and Rose

How to:

  1. In a mortar-pestle, 1 teaspoon of coconut oil to ½ cup of rose petals.
  2. Using the mortar, crush the rose petals finely until well combined with the oil.
  3. Once the rose petals are well crushed and you have a paste, add 1 teaspoon of brown sugar to the paste.
  4. Mix with a spoon.
  5. Apply this paste on your lips and scrub well for at least 5-10 minutes.
  6. You can wipe it off using a wet tissue.
  7. Do this remedy 3-4 times a week.

How this helps:

Coconut oil is antibacterial and anti fungal in nature. It also helps in getting rid of hyperpigmentation caused due to sun exposure. Coconut oil will also hydrate the lips and protect them from sun damage.

Potato Juice

How to:

  1. Grate a few potato shreds and squeeze them to extract the potato juice.
  2. Now apply this potato juice on the lips using a cotton ball.
  3. Let it stay for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off with plain water.
  5. Do this remedy once a week.

How this helps:

Potato juice is a great ingredient for people with sensitive skin. It has mild bleaching properties and helps in making the lips look pink and soft.

Note: to avoid dry and chapped lips, drink plenty of water throughout the day. Make sure you stay away from smoking as this habit also leads to darkening of the lips. When wearing a lip product or a lip balm, try to apply something that contains SPF.



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