How to get rid of Dark Lips
Dark and Chapped lips can completely turn your looks and personality 360 degree and make you look like an unattractive man. Think of a man, who is perfectly dressed from head to toe and with a stylish and trendy hairstyle but as dark and chapped lips. What you think? What people will notice in him? Yes you are right His dark lips are going to compel them especially women to friend zoned him and there goes your chance of impressing a girl.
Like Women, men cannot apply lipstick and roam around. Men need natural and organic way to lighten the dark lips. Pink lips can take your style game to next level and will you that much needed Finish.
What is the reason behind lips Discoloration and Dark Lips?
The thickness of skin covering lips is less compared to rest of the part of our body. There are many reasons for dark lips such as Smoking, sunburn, exposure to sun, allergies, dead skin cells, taking excess caffeine like tea or coffee, licking lips with your tongue, and hormonal imbalances etc. If you want to get rid of dark lips, you have to quit smoking and limit consumption of caffeine.
Exfoliation is the best way to get rid of chapped and dead skin cells. Exfoliation removes all the dirt and impurities from the lips. Below are the ways to exfoliate your lips.
Home remedies and ways to get rid of dark lips
- Brown Sugar:
Brown sugar is very effective in getting rid of any dark spots on your skin including your dark lips. Mix honey with Brown sugar and make a rub it on your lips for 2 minutes. Similarly, you can dip your fingers into coconut oil and then dip into Brown sugar. Then, scrub it gently on your lips .Another way, is to mix Brown sugar, Coconut oil and Honey and scrub in on your lips. Rinse it off with Lukewarm water.
- Turmeric and milk:
Mix one pinch of turmeric with 1 tablespoon of milk and make a thick scrub. Gently run it on your lips for 2-3 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Turmeric and milk has natural skin lightening properties .This Lip scrub will exfoliate your lips and removes dead cells from your skin.
- Granulate sugar:
Sugar has all the properties to exfoliate your skin and dead skin cells. To use this lips scrub, mix one tablespoon of granulated sugar with little water. Take a toothbrush which has soft bristles and then rub this scrub on your lips. If you want to use this scrub everyday then don’t rub it for more than 1 minutes and if you are exfoliating lips only once or twice a week, you can scrub it for 3 to 4 for minutes. Make sure, you rub it gently.
Beetroot is an effective ingredient in lightening dark lips. Not only, it removes dead cells from your chapped lips but also keeps it moisturized and hydrated all day.
Mix Beetroot juice with milk and Carrot juice and rub this gently for 2 minutes. You can apply this to your lips before going to bed. It will show great result within a week only.
- Potato and Cucumber Juice:
Potato and Cucumber Juice are most suitable for removing and reducing dark spots on your skin. Similarly, when applied on you chapped and dark lips, it reduces the darkness with great effect. Take equal proportion of Potato and Cucumber Juice and rub it gently on your lips for 2 minutes. Regular application will give you soft and pink lips
- Coriander and mint Leaves:
A coriander and mint leaf has all properties to change dark lips into soft pink lips. Soak Coriander and mint leaves in the water for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, drain the water and grind the leaves into fine paste. Apply this paste on your lips for 30 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. This remedy has no side effect, so apply on your dark lips daily and you will see fat results.
- Keep your lips moisturized:
Dryness is one of the reasons for dark and chapped lips. It s very important to keep your lips hydrated and moisturized throughout the day. Use good quality lip balm to moisturize your lips. There is none better moisturizer than Vaseline petroleum jelly. Be aware of cold weather and drink lots of water. Use Vaseline on your lips throughout the day after every 4-5 hours. Vaseline is just going to keep your lips moisturized; you need to exfoliate your lips to get best results. You can also use Nivea Original care lip balm as well.
- Lip Lightening Cream:
There are many Lip lightening creams available in the market. You can use them to remove dark color from your lips. If you can’t find time to make lip scrub at home, buying readymade lips lightening creams is second best options.
- Aloe Vera Gel:
Aloe Vera s enriched with polyphenolic compounds that lightens the dark spot on your ski and lips. Take fresh aloe-Vera gel from the plants and rub it on your lips for 2 minutes. Rinse it off with water and then moisturize your lip with a lip balm. Do this daily and you will notice the difference within a week.
- Use sunscreen for your Lips:
UV rays and heat s one of the prime reason for dark and chapped lips. We need sunscreen for our lips as well to shield our lips from getting dry and dark due to harmful rays. Nivea Men active Care has SPF 15 and protects our lips effectively from sun.
These are the best Home remedies and ways to get rid of dark lips. Use them regularly and have some patience, you will definitely get pink and soft lips soon.