How to use Lemon to Lighten Dark Lips

Every woman wants to have rosy and pink lips to enhance their beauty and make their smile pretty. But when the lips become dark, pigmented and dull, then it becomes a nightmare for women till they lighten their lip color.

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.

Lemon with Almond Oil – Almond oil is very effective in lightening, moisturizing and softening dark lips. Combine equal quantities of almond oil and lemon juice and apply it on your lips. Massage gently for 2 – 3 minutes and wash it off after 40 minutes. Do it 3 times a day till you cleared the darkness on lips.

Lemon with Cucumber – Cucumber has skin lightening property that helps to lighten and tone the skin. Combine equal amounts of cucumber juice and lemon juice and use it to rub it on lips for 5 minutes. Wash it after 20 minutes and repeat it thrice daily.

Lemon Oil Lip Balm – This lip balm is used to clear pigmentation on lips and moisturizes it to prevent dry and chapped lips. Melt 2 tablespoons of beeswax in a double boiler and then add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and few drops of lemon essential oil. Stir well and turn off the heat. Pour this mix into an airtight container. Use it as your lip balm daily after it gets cooled completely.

Lemon with Turmeric – Turmeric exhibits anti-microbial and skin lightening properties that kill bacteria causing discoloration and lightens the dark lips. Mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder in 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and apply it on your lips. Wait for 20 minutes to rinse off with water. Do it once daily.

Courtesy by: http://diyremedies.org/

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