Every woman wants to have rosy and pink lips. But when women got a dark lips,then it becomes a nightmare for women till they lighten their lip color.
There are many reasons for getting these dark lips such as hormonal imbalance, exposure to sun’s UV rays, allergies, smoking, excessive consumption of coffee or tea, usage of harsh chemical based (or low quality) lip care products, genetics, lip misbehavior, chewing tobacco, etc. which plays a major role in turning the rosy lips into withered blooms.
However, the usage of commercial cosmetic products will give instant results but lasts for short time (temporary) and makes you depend on them regularly. The usage of natural remedies will not be like that, as it takes some time to work but definitely gives best long lasting results.
Lemon is an incredible remedy helps you to achieve your dream of having pink and soft lips. Here, in this article, you will get a detailed explanation on how it works and how to use it for treating your dark lips.
Let’s get started…
How Does Lemon work for Dark Lips?
Lemons not only used to treat dark or pigmented skin but also help a lot in lightening your dark lips and make it shine with pinkish color with its amazing properties.
- It has bleaching property that helps to lighten the skin by clearing the dark pigmentation completely.
- It has a gentle exfoliating property that helps to clear the dead skin cells and other impurities on the skin.
- The citric acid and acidic natural of lemon help to clear the germs causing discoloration of the lips.
- The rich content of vitamin C in lemon will help a lot in reducing the melamine production and thereby clears the pigmentation to make your lips shine with its natural color.
- It heals the lips to get rid of its dark color, chapped and dry lips.
From the above properties of lemon, we came to know how it works for dark lips but to grab these benefits, we have to know how to use it for treating these pigmented lips.
How to Lighten your Dark Lips with Lemon?
Here are some best lemon methods for treating your dark pigmented lips and make them soft and pink. Have a look at these methods and follow them regularly till you get rid of dark lips and then occasionally to maintain those soft pink lips.
Lemon Juice – Extract few drops of lemon juice freshly and apply it on your lips. Massage for a couple of minutes and rinse off with water after 30 minutes. If you’re sensitive to lemon, then dilute lemon juice with some water before application.
Lemon with Sugar – Sugar helps to exfoliate the skin to remove dead cells and other impurities. This combination will help for the production of new and healthy cells. Cut a lemon into a slice and sprinkle some sugar on its top. Massage gently on the lips for few minutes and rinse off after 15 minutes. Do it for thrice a week.
Lemon with Honey and Glycerin – The combination of these ingredients will remove the tan (dark lips caused due to sun exposure) on the lips and moisturizes it. Mix 1 tablespoon each of honey and glycerin in 1 ½ teaspoon of lemon juice. Stir well and apply it on lips in every night before bedtime. Wash the lips in the next morning. Also, use only honey and lemon juice by excluding glycerin.
Lemon Juice with Castor Oil – Castor oil moisturizes the lips and forms a barrier to protect the lips from outside impurities. Stir 1 tablespoon each of castor oil and lemon juice and spread it on the lips. Wait for 15 minutes to rinse off with lukewarm water. Do it 3 times daily to get rid of the problem.
Lemon with Yogurt – The lactic acid in yogurt helps to lighten the dark pigmented lips. Mix equal quantities of lemon juice and yogurt in a bowl and apply it on your lips. Rinse with cool water after 20 minutes. Also, include honey in this mix before application. Continue this process once daily.
Try using this lemon juice for dark lips. Do you know any other successful lemon methods that give natural color and life to lips? Then share it with us in the below comments bo