15 Natural Beauty Tips For Dark Lips

Dark, dull and dry lips are quite common but may significantly decrease the charm of your beautiful smile. Dehydration, over exposure to sun light, hyperpigmentation (over-production of skin darkening pigment melanin), excessive consumption of caffeinated beverages such as tea or coffee, smoking, side reaction of chemical lipsticks,  allergies, hormonal changes and some nutritional deficiencies can turn your naturally rosy pink lips into dull & dark lips. However, here we have some best natural tips to get rid of dark lips and get back rosy pink lips natually, simply by following given tips:


15 Natural Beauty Tips For Dark Lips

1. Olive Oil and Sugar Scrub

Exfoliation at least once per week is essential in getting rid of dark lips. Exfoliation not only remove dead skin cells but also improve blood circulation and enhance the growth of new cells. You can mix 5-6 drops of olive oil and 1 teaspoon sugar and use this for exfoliating your lips. Once you rinse off, apply healing lip butter or your favorite lip moisturizer.

2. Lime juice, Glycerin and Honey

A mixture of lime juice, glycerin and honey has been shown excellent results in lightening dark lips. Take 1 half teaspoon of honey and add few drops of lime juice and glycerine. Mix them well and apply on clean lips for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off. For best results you can apply this mixture before going to bed.

3. Lemon Juice and Honey

Lemon is used commonly to treat darker patches and spots of skin but you can also use lemon to naturally lighten dark lips. Honey is a natural ingredient to treat lips that have turned dark with age and other external factors. Honey has many beauty benefits, one of the benefits is that it can soften lips and give your lips a pink glow. A mixture of lemon juice and honey helps a lot to turn dark lips into rosy pink lips. This natural tip is very beneficial in treating sun tan dark lips.

4. Almond Oil

Almond oil is also considered very effective in getting rid of dark lips. Apply almond oil on your lips before bedtime. Regular application helps a lot to lighten lips as well as reduces discoloration.

5. Almond oil and Lemon Juice

A mixture of almond oil and lemon juice also considered very effective to reduce skin pigmentation and help a lot to lighten dark lips.

6. Cucumber Juice

Application of Cucumber juice also proved very beneficial in lightening dark lip colour. To cure the problem of dark lips you can rub fresh cucumber slice or cucumber juice on your lips for 5-10 minutes.

7. Beetroot Slice Massage

Slice a red beetroot and store the pieces in your refrigerator. Simply massage your lips with a juicy piece in your spare time. Sit with a beetroot slice in your hand whenever your watch television. This natural tip will not only remove tan from the lips naturally but also help to get rosy pink lips.

8.  Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranate juice is also used to lighten the dark lips colour. Prepare a paste from pomegranate and mix it with milk and rose petals, now scrub it to lips and soon you will observe a noticeable change in your lips complexion.

9. Aloe-vera gel

Apply aloe-vera gel to your lips, massage it gently, let it dry and then wash it with lukewarm water. Aloe-vera gel is completely chemical free, moisturizes lip skin, repairs skin cells, fights against free radicals, stimulates and generates production of new skin cells. You can also apply aloe-vera gel to your tooth-brush and then rub gently to your lips. Tooth-brush will help to remove the dead cells making it clean and giving it a lighter complexion.

10.  Milk Cream and Saffron

Try milk cream (malai) with a bit of saffron and apply this mixture to your lips. This is an age old remedy for treating dark lips. Continue this ritual several times a day and at night for effective results.

11. Milk Cream and Almond Oil

Make a thick paste of milk cream(malai) and almond oil and massage your lips with this lips for 5-10 minutes on daily basis. Massage of this paste not only deeply moisturize your lips but also helps in curing the problem of dark lips.

12. Rose Petals and milk

Soak 4-5 rose petals in raw milk for a few hours. Next, grind the mixture to get a paste. Add some honey to make a thick paste. Finally, apply this paste on your lips for about 15-20 minutes, two times in a day to get rosy lips.

13. Rose water, Rose petals, glycerin, and lemon juice

 Grind 3-4 rose petals. Make a thick paste of rose petals by adding some rose water, glycerin, and lemon juice. Now apply this paste on your dark lips on daily basis and see the remarkable result within few days.

14. Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is also considered very effective to eliminate the problem of dark lips. For best results apply this before going to bed.

15. Carrot Juice

Carrot juice has been shown excellent results in eliminating the problem of dark lips. Soak a cotton ball in carrot juice and gently massage your lips with this juice for 5-10 minutes. Regular application will definitely give you an amazing result within few days.

Some Important Tips to Prevent Dark Lips

  • (i) Avoid smoking cigarettes as it is one of the most common causes of dark lips.
  • (ii) Avoid taking extremely hot foods and beverages and and also avoid tea or coffee in excess.
  • (iii) Don’t bite or lick your lips to avoid dark, swollen, chapped lips.
  • (iv) Don't stay out in the sun for long and before going out don't forget to apply lip balm which has SPF in it or use good sunscreen, as it will prevent further darkening due to harmful UV rays.
  • (v) Drink 8-10 glasses of water throughout the day to keep your body, skin, as well as lips hydrated.

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