There are many things that can cause your lips to go darker. One of the main causes of dark lips is sun exposure, which means you have to always make sure any lip balm you wear has UV protection. Other causes can include hormonal changes, pH changes, allergies, smoking, coffee and sometimes illness.
There are ways to help lighten lips, you can use a special lightening lip balm or try some natural remedies. Here are some natural remedies to help lighten dark lips.
Lighten Dark Lips with Lemon
Lemon is generally used to help lighten hair and dark spots on your skin. But did you know you can also use lemon to naturally lighten dark lips. Massage freshly squeezed lemon juice on your lips every night before you go to sleep.
Pink Juicy Lips with Beetroot
Keep some beetroot chilled in the fridge. Apply it as a mask and leave it on your lips for 20 to 30 minutes and then rinse it off. Do this 3 to 4 times a day. In a few weeks, you will notice your lips having a pinker rosy tint.
Honey has many beauty benefits. One of the benefits is that it can soften lips and give your lips a pinker glow. Apply honey overnight, everyday.
Mixture of Strawberry and Petroleum Jelly
For naturally smooth and pink lips, crush some strawberries and mix it with petroleum jelly. Use it daily on your lips.
Soft Pink Lips with Raspberry, Aloe Vera and Honey
Crush some raspberries and mix it with honey and Aloe Vera. Use this mixture as a lip mask, apply and leave it on the lips for at least 5 minutes. Rinse it off and apply a lip balm (try using the strawberry and petroleum jelly mixture).
Rosy Lips Using Ghee
Ghee is an amazing natural ingredient to help soften lip and make them look naturally pink. Apply ghee on your lips three times a day. If you have dry chapped lips, use ghee to soften them by warm it up before you apply it.
Lighten Dark Lips Using Oil
Some oils can be good for the lips. Olive oil, clove oil and mustard oil are generally good for making your lips soft and pink. Apply one of these oils onto your lips before you go to sleep.
For naturally pink lips crush 4-5 clean rose petals into a fine paste, apply this on your lips 3 to 4 times a day. If your lips are dry mix some honey with the crushed rose petals before applying onto your lips.