Tips To Lighten Dark Lips Naturally


Every woman wants to flaunt soft and pink lips. Beautiful lips make your smile even more pretty. But, when the lips become pigmented and dark, it just takes away from the beauty of that smile.

Dark and pigmented lips have become a constant problem these days. Excess tea or coffee intake, exposure to the sun, and neglect in taking care of the lips lead to pigmentation. Apart from using expensive
 lip scrubs and peels, you can make some easy lip packs yourself to remove the dark and ugly pigmentation.

Keep reading to know more about the natural remedies on how to lighten dark lips naturally.

  1. Take a few rose petals, crush them to make a paste, add one teaspoon each of milk cream (malai) and honey and mix well. Apply this mixture to your lips and let it be for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off using first milk and then water. This remedy will help get rid of the dead skin on your lips and give you pink lips naturally.
  2. Just before you go to bed every night, apply a thin layer of ghee on your lips to get rid of pigmentation naturally
  3. Apply cucumber juice on dark lips to reduce pigmentation and get pink lips naturally.
  4. One of the best remedies for dark lips is pomegranate juice, which will give you rosy lips. Crush pomegranate seeds and add the juice to a mixture of rosewater and milk cream. Scrub your lips with this mixture. After, clean them with warm water.
  5. Mix milk cream (malai) with a bit of saffron and apply it to your lips. This is an age old remedy for treating dark lips. Repeat this ritual several times a day and at night for effective results.
  6. A slice of beetroot. Beetroot is a superfood rich in nutrition and offers a wide range of health and beauty benefits, including for your lips. Slice a piece of beetroot and dab on your lips to leave a tinge of pink.

Lemon Honey Lip Serum

You Will Need
  • 1 part lemon juice
  • 1 part honey
  • Soft cloth
  • Water
What You Have To Do
  1. Mix the lemon juice and honey to make your tan removing lip serum.
  2. Coat your lips with this serum and leave for an hour before wiping off with a soft, wet cloth.
How Often You Should Do This

This process can be done a few times in a day to remove tan and pigmentation.

Why This Works

This is the perfect dark lips treatment that you can do at home. The citrus extracts from the lemon juice remove the tan and honey nourishes the lips to make them pink (3, 4). This serum can be refrigerated and used for a week.

Aloe Vera For Dark Lips

You Will Need

Aloe vera gel

What You Have To Do
  1. Apply a thin layer of fresh aloe vera gel on the lips and let it dry.
  2. Rinse with lukewarm water.
How Often You Should Do This

Repeat this once every day for best results.

Why This Works

Aloe vera contains a flavonoid called aloesin. This polyphenolic compound inhibits the pigmentation process in the skin, thus causing lightening of the lips. Aloe also rejuvenates the skin and provides it with healthy nutrients

Baking Soda For Dark Lips

You Will Need
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Water
  • Toothbrush (optional)
  • Lip balm or olive oil
What You Have To Do
  1. Mix some water with the baking soda to form a paste.
  2. Apply this paste on your lips and scrub in a gentle circular motion with a toothbrush or your fingertip. Scrub for two to three minutes.
  3. Rinse thoroughly, pat dry, and apply a lip balm or some olive oil.
How Often You Should Do This

Use the baking soda scrub every alternate day.

Why This Works

The darkness of the lips can be due to the accumulated dead cells. Baking soda exfoliates and removes these dead cells and brings healthy and pink skin to the surface. The lip balm or olive oil is important to keep the lips hydrated after exfoliation.

About the Author: Vandana Khubchandani

My name is Vandana Khubchandani. I am a Science Graduate student. And a Website Developer. All the makeup i know today all is taught by my Mom to me and off course YouTube helped me much. All this stuff about my blog is taught to me by my computer mentor. I am badly addicted to food and particularly my mom’s food and chocolates and ice-creams list is endless. I am huge crazy about Skin care products.

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