6 Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

Highly pigmented lipsticks magically hide dark lips, but what about the days when you want to give them off? Yeah! You can’t do that even if you wish to, because of pesky hyperpigmentation on your lips. Don’t Fret! I’m about to share some magical home remedies for you to get rid of dark lips that will disappear forever and leave you with soft and pink lips.

Ohh! God, I’m fed up with trying to lighten my lip color. I wish I could learn a magical method of getting pink lips overnight. Isn’t it something you wish for?

Well, your wish is gonna be acted upon, and your lips are going to be turned pink and soft. But, It’s not gonna happen overnight. The home remedies I am going to discuss below will work gradually and bestow you with the pink and soft lips you dream of.

So, before we go on learning how to lighten dark lips permanently, aren’t you intrigued to know the culprits that made your lips darker? Okay! Follow me to hunt them down.

What Are the Major Causes of Dark Lips?

Hyperpigmentation is the culprit that has been sitting on your lips and hiding your pink and soft lips underneath.

Yes! And over time, hyperpigmentation gets stronger and makes the lips even darker. But, it can’t do it all alone, some external and internal factors help hyperpigmentation draw a veil over your healthy lips, which I have mentioned below:

  • Dehydration
  • Harsh Weather
  • Sun Exposure
  • Smoking
  • Lack of Moisture
  • Lip Sucking
  • Allergies
  • Toothpaste
  • Using Low-Quality Lip Products
  • Excessive Consumption of Caffeine and Hot Beverages

Now that you’re well aware of the causes behind dark lips, it’s high time to steer away from these pesky lip-darkening habits and factors and greet the outstanding home remedies for removing dark lips.

5+ Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Lips

Nothing in the world is impossible to be turned around, and you’re getting upset with dark lips! Even though miraculous home remedies are waiting for you to use them to bring renewed luscious lips. So, let’s get full steam ahead to learn how to treat dark lips by using the following natural remedies at home:

1. Honey and Sugar Scrub

My all-time favorite honey & sugar lips scrub is gonna be your dearest too. Yes! It’s because the infusion of these two outstanding ingredients provides magical effects on lips.

Honey is infused with amazing skin-replenishing enzymes and lots of moisture; on the other hand, sugar is loaded with glycolic acid and antioxidants that work greatly to scrub off dead skin cells & stubborn pigmentation while leaving your lips soft, smooth, and pink.

Let’s learn how to make the best lip scrub to treat dark lips at home.

Ingredients you need:

  • 1 tbsp. of honey
  • 1 tbsp. of sugar
  • Few drops of fresh lemon juice

How to use it?

  • Remove any lip makeup if you’re wearing
  • Mix honey, sugar, and lemon in a bowl and gently scrub your lips with it for two minutes
  • Leave it on your lips for five minutes
  • Wash them off

2. Milk and Turmeric Paste

Who on earth isn’t aware of turmeric’s skin-lightening and healing properties? Our mums and grandma swear by it and have been using it in their face packs that are called ubtan for glowing skin.

Besides, milk contains excellent moisturizing properties; it will make your lips super soft and luscious.

Let me guide you on how you can use these amazing ingredients to lighten your lip color.

Ingredients you need:

  • 1 tbsp. of milk
  • ½ tbsp. of turmeric powder

How to use it?

  • Mix both ingredients in a small bowl
  • Clean your lips with a makeup wipe to remove lipstick stains and pollution
  • Massage your lips with turmeric and milk paste for a few minutes
  • Let it sit on your lips for 10 minutes
  • Moisturize your skin after you wash it off

3. Strawberry and Natural Oil

Strawberries are not only heavenly and tasteful but also loaded with amazing antioxidants and vitamin C. These excellent ingredients help to hydrate the lips and lighten the skin color.

Besides, for providing an abundance of nourishment natural oils such as coconut, olive, and castor come into play. Natural oils contain an extraordinary amount of antioxidants, minerals, and fatty acids to heal and nourish damaged lip cells.

Come along with me to learn the easy method of getting your lips pink and soft.

Ingredients you need:

  • 1 tbsp. of crushed strawberry
  • ½ tbsp. of olive, coconut, or castor oil
  • Few drops of lemon oil

How to use it?

  • Mix finely crushed strawberries and oil in a bowl
  • Massage it on your lips for 2-3 minutes
  • Slather the rest of the paste on and around your lips while you’re laying
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Wash it off and moisturize your lips

4. Pomegranate and Honey

Yes! Pomegranate can be the best treatment to remove hyperpigmentation on lips.

It is enriched with a high amount of hydration, vitamins C and K, and antioxidants. Besides, a special ingredient ‘tyrosinase’ is found in pomegranate that helps to lower the melanin production in the skin.

I know, you’re wondering about the intense moisturization your lips need. Don’t worry! Honey is gonna satiate your lip quench for moisturization.

So, come and learn the excellent way to make your lips lusciously pink.

Ingredients you need:

1 tbsp. of pomegranate powder/juice

1\2 tbsp. of raw honey (you can also use milk cream)

How to use it?

  • Mix pomegranate and honey in a bowl
  • Massage the paste on your lips for 2-3 minutes and let it sit for 15 minutes
  • Wash off and moisturize your lips

5. Beetroot and Honey

Beetroot is considered to be great for keeping your skin healthy, and skin experts often recommend it to have the skin of your dreams.

Yes! Beetroot got famed, for having infused with amazing skin repairing vitamins C and minerals, such as phosphorus, iron, and protein, which is considered great for having a healthy pink tone in the skin.

Let me show you how you can make your lips pink and healthy with beetroot.

Ingredients you need:

  • 1 tbsp. of beetroot juice
  • ½ tbsp. of honey
  • Few drops of fresh lemon

How to use it?

  • Mix beetroot juice, honey, and lemon in a bowl
  • Soak a cotton pad in the paste and scrub it on your lips
  • Take another cotton pad saturated with the ingredients and leave it on your lips for 15-20 minutes
  • Wash off and apply hydrating lip balm

6. Ice Cubes

Getting soft, pink, and plump lips couldn’t be easier. Just rub the ice cube on your skin and Bam! Your lips will satiate with optimal hydration & freshness.

Ice cubes help to increase the blood circulation in the skin and infuse great hydration to keep your lips moisture up to the mark.

An ingredient you need:

  • Only an ice cube

How to use it?

  • After removing the makeup, rub an ice cube directly on your lips
  • Don’t forget to moisturize your lips afterward

Final Thoughts

So, these were some of the best home remedies to get rid of dark lips naturally. All the above-discussed ways work wonderfully to disappear hyperpigmentation on lips.

If you have some more home remedies to add to our knowledge, or you have anything to say, be it your feedback after applying any of these home remedies or some suggestions, the comment box below is your space to convey your thing.

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