Best 8 natural remedies to Lighten dark lips

Rosy and luscious lips are no-doubt appealing feature of a woman’s beauty. But sun-exposure, pollution, unhealthy diet, hormonal imbalance, sucking lips, smoking, using bad-quality products etc are few reasons that can lead to lip-darkening. If you have dark lips then you cannot wear clear gloss and even light lip-shades won’t look flattering. You can get rid of dark lips by using cosmetic products available in the market but they contain chemicals which can lead to allergies. If you don’t want to take risk then try some cheap and effective home-remedies listed below.

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Lip Scrub: Exfoliate your lips daily using baby tooth brush. Yes, this is an effective and very cheap way to exfoliate lips. After brushing your teeth in the morning, make it a routine to scrub away dead skin from your lips. Apply Vaseline before scrubbing so that your lips stay moisturized and the scrubbing will not hurt. You can also use a natural DIY lip scrub using honey  that will soften and lighten the lips.

Lip Massage: Massage your lips before going to bed with few drops of almond oil. A few drops of almond oil on your lips will rejuvenate the dead cells, prevent chapped lips and leave them moisturized giving you baby soft lips.

Turmeric Lip treatment: Use milk cream with a pinch of turmeric and apply this mixture to your lips. This is an age old remedy for treating dark lips. Leave it for 10-15 minutes before washing. Do this twice a week to see desired results. With regular use your lips will become pink naturally.

Rosy Lips: Rose reduces damage caused by sun exposure and that is why it is used in many beauty cosmetics. Take 3-4 clean rose petals and crush them. Now mix few drops of honey to make a smooth paste. Massage your lips for 5 minutes with this and then wash off with plain water. Doing this regularly daily can give your rosy pink lips.

Overnight Lip Balm: Before going to bed in the night, take one tbsp of lemon juice and add 3-4 drops of extra virgin coconut oil in it. Apply this on your lips and leave over-night. Glycerin will keep your lips moisturized, hydrated while lemon juice will reduce pigmentation and darkness.

Whitening Lip Mask:  Mask a lip mask using gram flour with a little of honey and lemon juice. Rub your lips daily with this mask and leave it on for 5mins before you rinse off to make them rosy.

Beet Juice: Beet root can reduce lip-pigmentation quickly when used religiously. Take some fresh beet root juice and apply it on your lips for 10 minutes before washing. You can keep it for as long as you want and you can also keep it over-night. You can store beet root juice in ice-tray and rub the ice directly on your tips. Isn’t it simple and refreshing?

DIY Lip-balm: You can make your own DIY lip-balm at home using natural ingredients that is paraben and chemical free to treat dark, pigmented lips. Take 2 tbsp of bee-wax and heat it until it melts.  Now, mix 1 tbsp of olive oil and few drops of lemon essential oil. Once the mixture cools down, pour it in old used lip balm jar. Use this lip-balm regularly and you will see your pigmentation getting reduced.

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