Tips to correct dark lips

October 15,2023

By Dr. Upasna Nagpal

According to Dr upasna nagpal  Aesthetic Physician dark lips can be acquired or genetic. If acquired, we need to find the cause of dark lips first.

Using creams which contain skin lightening agents can help in lightening dark coloured lips.

Always use a lip balm with a sun protection factor.

This will reduce the darkening of lips caused by sun exposure.

Gentle peels are used to shed the upper layer of lips so the new layer is lighter coloured. 8- 10 sessions are required in the gap of 2-3 weeks.

YAG laser breaks melanin into small fragments and our body cells remove these fragments.

Lip Micropigmentation: Pink colour pigment is deposited in the upper layers of the lip to give the lip a pink colour