Get Rid of the Dark Area Around the Mouth

Darkness around the mouth area is very common and can be a result of improper waxing, skin pigmentation, bleaching, lack of skin care, skin dryness etc. Darkness around the lips can make you conscious for sure and to cover it up, you can always use color correcting concealers but that is just ‘temporary hiding’ and not ‘treating’! Here we are with a mask recipe that can help lighten the darkness and pigmentation around the lips-

Get Rid of the Dark Area Around the Mouth BENEFITS:

Lemon juice- Bleaches skin gently, lighten and brighten skin.

Rice flour- Has skin brightening and exfoliating effects that buffs away dark dead skin.


Things you need-

  • 1 tablespoon rice flour
  • Enough lemon juice



In a bowl, add rice flour. Add in enough lemon juice to make a thick yet spreadable paste.

If you have very sensitive skin, use diluted lemon juice.

Apply a thick layer of this mask around your lips and let it sit until it dries completely.

Scrub it to remove and rinse away the residue using water.

You can use the mask 2-3 times a week for better and quicker results.


**Caution- Patch test before using. Always make sure to use a sunscreen when stepping out.

Get Rid of the Dark Area Around the Mouth