Dark skin or skin discoloration around lips or chin is quite embarrassing both for men and women. Hyperpigmentation, hormonal changes, severe threading, excessive waxing, over bleaching, cigarette smoking, build-up of dead skin cells, sun tanning and excessive dryness around the mouth are some causes behind dark skin around lips and chin.
If your skin around the lips and chin is somewhat darker than the rest of the face then don't need to embarrassing more because here we have some natural remedies that you can try to get rid of dark skin around mouth naturally.


Natural Tips To Cure Dark Skin around Lips and Chin

1. Lemon and Olive Oil
Lemon is a best natural bleaching agent and helps a lot to lighten dark skin around lips and chin. Olive oil is very effective for deep skin moisturization and naturally fairer skin dark skin tone caused by dryness. A mixture of lemon juice and olive oil has been shown excellent results in improving skin complexion around chin and lips. Apply this mixture on affected areas and leave at least for 15-20 minutes and rinse off with fresh water

2. Lemon and Honey

Lemon juice and honey are very effective for removing sun tan from face. Mix equal quantities of honey and lemon juice and apply directly on the affected areas. Leave at least for 15-20 minutes and finally rinse off. Use this as your daily remedy to fight sun tan and particularly on the days when you are exposed to sun rays for long hours.

3. Lemon juice, honey and Yogurt

To remove dark pigmentation around chin and lips make a paste out of half teaspoon lemon juice, half teaspoon honey and half teaspoon yogurt. Massaging this mixture nourishes the skin and prevent skin infections. The antimicrobial qualities makes it an effective cure for the dark skin pigmentation.

4. Lemon Glycerine Pack

Mix glycerine and lemon in equal ratio. Apply the mixture on the affected area around lips and chin and wash when it dries. This mixture can also be used as night cream to remove tan and get supple skin.

5. Egg white, honey and lemon juice

Mix 1 egg white with equal amounts of honey and lemon juice to form a thin paste. Then, cleanse the face with a mild face wash or cleansing milk. Pat dry and spread the paste evenly over on the affected area. Let it stay for 15-20 minutes and then wash off.

5. Sandalwood and Turmeric

Sandalwood and turmeric are essential ingredients for treating sun tan. Mix sandal wood and pure turmeric powder in equal quantities and add enough rose water to make a paste. Apply this paste on tanned area and leave for half an hour or until it is dry and then wash with cold water. This natural tips is equally effective in getting rid of dark skin around chin and lips.

6. Aloe vera

To remove sun tan around lips and chin, directly apply fresh aloe vera gel on the affected area and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it with with lukewarm water to get fairer and smoother skin.

7. Oatmeal Scrub

Prepare a scrub by using 1 tablespoon of oatmeal, 1 teaspoon of tomato juice and 1 teaspoon of curd. Mix all the ingredients and scrub this mixture gently on the affected skin for 3-5 minutes and wash off after 15 minutes.

8. Gram flour

Gram flour is considered very effective to cure the dark skin and when mixed with turmeric and milk cream, it helps in nourishing and lightening the skin. Make a paste of 1 teaspoon of gram flour and mix 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric and add enough milk cream to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on affected areas and finally rinse off.

9. Milk and Lemon Pack

To remove dark skin around lips and chin, mix three tablespoons of milk and one tablespoon of lemon in a bowl and stir them together until the liquid dissolves and forms into a thick, creamy paste. Apply this on affected areas and leave the mask for about 15- 20 minutes and then wash off.

10.  Almond oil and Lemon Juice

Mix equal quantities of almond oil and lemon juice and apply on the affected areas for 15-20 minutes and finally rinse off with fresh water.

11. Orange peel and Curds

This natural homemade scrubs also help to lighten the dark areas around mouth. Apply the mixture of orange peel and curds and then gently rub this scrub around the mouth for about 3-5 minutes then leave for 5 minutes then wash it. This mask will help to reduce scars, and dark pigmentation around the lips and chin.

12. Olive oil, Lemon Juice and Honey

Mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil, few drops of lemon juice and  1 teaspoon of honey then apply it on dark skin and gently massage for 3-5 min then leave for 10 min or overnight then wash it using milk face wash.

13. Cucumber and Lemon Juice

Extract fresh cucumber juice and mix it well with lemon juice. Apply this mixture and leave it for a few minutes and wash it off completely with cold water.

14. Potato Juice

Potato is also a natural bleaching agent that cures dark skin around the mouth. Apply slices of raw potato onto the skin and leave them for 15-20 minutes. Potatoes are best whitening agent. Apply and rub sliced potato on dry and dark skin around mouth then leave until it gets dry then wash it with fresh water.

15. Tomato and Lemon Juice

Tomato is also one of the bleaching agent and is known for its instant effect on skin. Rub it directly on the skin or mix lemon juice and turmeric powder to prepare a skin whitening face pack apply on the affected areas for 15-20 minutes.

Important Tips To Prevent Dark Skin around Lips and Chin
  • (i) Quit smoking as smoke from cigarette can further darken the skin around your lips.
  • (ii) Never go out without applying sun screen, otherwise that area will tan darkly.
  • (iii) During winter season don't forget to apply a good moisturizer specially around mouth because excessive dryness may also causes dark skin around mouth.