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How to lighten Dark Lips, Treatment for Dry Lips, How to Cure Dry Lips

My lips have become tight, dry, and dark; Please suggest some cure for dry lips and what can I do to heal them and lighten dark lips?

Treatment for Dry and Chapped Lips


Dry lips are a common enough problem. One of the main causes for dry lips could be dehydration. Dehydration is usually caused due to lack of water in the body. Another reason for dry lips could be living in a place that has dry climate. Some other reasons could be intake of medicines due to certain illness and lack of vitamins and nutrients in your diet. When lips are dry, we have the tendency to wet them with our tongue. Running our lips repeatedly over our lips tends to make them dark. This could be one of the reasons why your lips have also become dark. So, no matter what the reason, the first thing you need to do is get rid of the dryness.

The one thing that works the best for dryness is aloe vera gel. If possible, apply freshly squeezed aloe vera gel on your lips. This will not only take care of the dryness but also work at lessening the darkness of the lips. But if this is not possible, use a lip balm that has a strong base of aloe vera gel in it. Another thing that will drive the dryness away is applying milk cream to the lips. Milk cream is very rich in grease and will effectively moisturize your lips. Another effective remedy is to rub cucumber slices on your lips. Cucumber contains a lot of moisture, which it transfers to the lips when you rub it. The only problem is that you will have to keep rubbing the cucumber slices throughout the day at regular intervals. As for the darkness of the lips, another reason for this condition could also be that your lips tend to tan more then the rest of your face. If this is the case, then most probably your upper lip will be darker then your lower lip. Also, dry lips tend to get tanned faster when exposed to the sun for too long. You must, therefore, without fail, apply sun screen lotion to your lips as well whenever you go out of the house. This will prevent further darkening of the lips. To lighten the existing dark color, prepare and apply a cream that is made up of almond oil, milk powder, honey, and lemon juice. Make sure they are all in equal quantity. Apply this cream at least two to three times a day, for at least a month.