The dark region above upper lip is a very troubling issue for many girls and women. It is very difficult to treat dark pigmentation over upper lips. Here are few easy tips for you to try out to remove the discolouration.
CAUSES OF DARK SHADOW ABOVE UPPER LIPS:
- Hereditary hormones.
- Use of contraceptive pills.
- Shaving to remove upper lip hair.
- Lack of moisturization.
HOW TO TREAT:
Remedy 1: Mix 1 tbsp of turmeric powder with 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on the dark region above the upper lip. Let it dry. Scrub off gently with fingers. Rinse with cold water and pat dry. Turmeric and lemon have bleaching properties which will remove the dark patch.
Remedy 2: Dip a cotton ball in cold milk and apply to the dark region above the upper lip. Let it get absorbed. Rinse off with water. Reapply milk whenever you find time to remove discolouration in just a few days. Milk contains lactic acid which brightens the dark region above upper lips.
Remedy 3: Mix 1 tbsp of oats with 1 tbsp of curd. Apply the mixture on the dark region above the upper lip. Let it dry. Rinse off with cold water and pat dry. Oats is a good exfoliating agent which removes dead cells and gives an instant brightening effect.
Remedy 4: Daily before bedtime, massage few drops of Almond oil to the dark region above upper lips. Rinse off with cold water. Almond oil massage treats pigmentation and provides proper blood supply to the area.
Remedy 5: Apply the juice of an orange directly to the dark region above the upper lip. Let it dry. Rinse off with cold water. You can also utilize orange juice in your face packs for a brighter, glowing skin. Orange juice contains Citric acid that helps bleach the skin naturally.
EXTRA BENEFIT: If you have hair growth in upper lip region, follow remedy 1, 3. they will get rid of facial hair as well as the discolouration.
NOTE: The region above the upper lip is very sensitive. Choose any one of these 5 remedies and follow them to get rid of the discoloured skin. Always moisturize your skin after trying out these remedies.