Natural Remedies for Dark or Discoloured Lips

Most people, especially women, find a dark or discoloured lips very infuriating and unattractive. If you’ve tirelessly tried several remedies or treatments to eliminate your dark lips which all proved abortive, no need to worry because with these five natural remedies, you will get the desired results.

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Using bright-coloured lipsticks may be a temporary but not permanent solution. Dr Apratim Goel, Dermatologist and Laser Surgeon Director, Cutis skin studio, Mumbai, suggests some of the natural remedies to retain the natural colour, smoothness, shine, and lusciousness of your lips.

5 Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

Sugar scrub

You can exfoliate your lips using sugar scrub. Simply prepare a scrub by mixing a tablespoon of sugar and honey and rub this paste gently on your lips to get rid of the dry skin that is probably making your lips appear dark.

Grated Potatoes

Get rid of the dark or discoloured look of your lips by massaging your lips with grated potatoes. Potatoes contains an enzyme called catecholase, which is responsible for reducing darkness of skin. Either massage grated potatoes on your lips gently or you can apply the potato juice on the lips and leave them overnight.

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Honey and lemon juice

Applying a mixture of honey and lemon juice on your lips can help lighten dark discoloration. Lemon contains natural bleaching properties which can lighten your lips when mixed with honey.

Pomegranate or beetroot juices

The juices of pomegranate or beetroot are used to get a natural lip colour. Apply either of these juices on your lips and leave overnight for best results.

Keep moisturizing your lips

Dark colour can be as a result of not moisturizing your lips properly. Therefore, use a good quality lip balm with moisturizing ingredients like cocoa butter, shea butter, and almond oil to keep your lips soft and supple.


Disclaimer: The content provided on is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be interpreted as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical doctor or healthcare professional.

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