Who doesn’t like soft, pink lips? With time, your lips looses its color and start becoming dark. Now this may be hereditary or may happen due to lifestyle factors like smoking, sun exposure, excessive caffeine intake, health issues, age, etc. However, with proper care you can get those rosy lips back. Read on to find out our best Quick & Easy Tips To Lighten Dark Lips Naturally At Home.
Exfoliation helps in removing the upper dead layer of skin to reveal the natural color of your lips. The most basic yet effective way is to exfoliate your lips using a baby tooth brush. Applying a thick layer of Vaseline or any lip balm helps in removing the flakes effectively.
2. Sugar Scrub:
Sugar works as an excellent natural exfoliant. It helps to fade away the dry, unwanted dead skin of the lips. Try mixing sugar with butter, olive oil or Vaseline as use as an homemade lip scrub twice or thrice a week a weak for naturally pink lips.
3. Lemon Juice:
Lemon is infamously known for your lightening and bleaching properties which makes it an amazing ingredients in face masks. Apart from its skin lightening properties, it also works effectively to lighten dark lips, reduce dark lines, spots, patches from your lips. Massage few drops on lemon juice over your lips until absorbed and leave it overnight for soft pink lips.
4. Rose Petals:
Rose isn’t just a beautiful flower but also has many medicinal properties. It has soothing, cooling and moisturising properties has also adds a soft pink tint to your lips. Overtime, it lightens the pigmentation and make lips naturally pink.
5. Olive Oil:
Olive oil is another basic ingredient which helps lighten dark lips at home. It contains vitamins, minerals & nutrients to keep lips moisturized and healthy. A light massage suing Olive Oil before going to bed will not only lighten your lips but will also make them plump and healthy.
6. Homemade Scrub:
You have already read the benefits of sugar and lemon above to lighten lips naturally. However, you can also use them together as a natural homemade lip scrub. Mix sugar and lemon juice and scrub your lips in circular motion to exfoliate the dead skin layer.
Honey is yet another natural ingredient known for so many benefits. Massage organic honey and keep it on until dry. Wash with warm water and pat dry. It will help in lightening black lips and will also make them soft and supple.
8. Beetroot Juice:
When I was young, I used to apply beetroot juice on my lips to get that soft pink tint. Apart from adding color, beetroot also has bleaching properties to lighten pigmentation, spots, lines from the lips.