Lighten dark lips at home with these easy remedies

Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Dark lips can be the result of hyperpigmentation caused by an excess of melanin. It can happen due to excessive exposure to the sun, lack of hydration, too much caffeine, constant lip licking, etc.

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Hyperpigmentation can be cured by laser treatments and chemicals. If you want to treat it at home without going through any chemical treatments then here are a few natural ways.(File image) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Hyperpigmentation can be cured by laser treatments and chemicals. If you want to treat it at home without going through any chemical treatments then here are a few natural ways.(File image)

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Avoid lip-licking: Constant licking of the lips can irritate the area and lead to darkening of the lips. Instead, keep it moisturised with a lip balm with SPF.(File image) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Avoid lip-licking: Constant licking of the lips can irritate the area and lead to darkening of the lips. Instead, keep it moisturised with a lip balm with SPF.(File image)

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Use almond oil or olive oil: Take a few drops of the oil on your fingers and massage onto your lips every night before going to bed.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Use almond oil or olive oil: Take a few drops of the oil on your fingers and massage onto your lips every night before going to bed.(Unsplash)

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Don't use expired lipstick: Using any kind of expired products is not good for your skin and your lips. It can harbour bacterial and lead to acne, rashes, sties, dark lips, etc.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Don't use expired lipstick: Using any kind of expired products is not good for your skin and your lips. It can harbour bacterial and lead to acne, rashes, sties, dark lips, etc.(Unsplash)

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Exfoliate with a toothbrush: Wet your lips with some water and brush it with a soft bristles toothbrush twice a week. This will help get rid of any dead skin and leave your lips soft.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Exfoliate with a toothbrush: Wet your lips with some water and brush it with a soft bristles toothbrush twice a week. This will help get rid of any dead skin and leave your lips soft.(Unsplash)

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Apply vitamin E: Cut open a vitamin e capsule and apply the oil on your lips every night before going to bed. You will see the colour difference in a few months.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Apply vitamin E: Cut open a vitamin e capsule and apply the oil on your lips every night before going to bed. You will see the colour difference in a few months.(Unsplash)

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Use a lip balm with SPF 30: Do not forget to moisturise your lips in your skincare regime. Look for lip balms with an SPF of at least 30 to avoid lip darkening.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 05, 2021 12:57 PM IST

Use a lip balm with SPF 30: Do not forget to moisturise your lips in your skincare regime. Look for lip balms with an SPF of at least 30 to avoid lip darkening.(Unsplash)

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