Dark skin patches around the mouth are a result of too much of pigmentation which may be caused by factors like hormonal changes, lifestyle changes and over exposure to the sun. These darkpatches around the lips look unattractive and makes one conscious of it. This problem normally develops in winter or monsoon season. There are several sunscreens lotions and creams to remove this tanning but these remedies are often not very effective.
There can be dark skin patches around the mouth due to too much of pigmentation which may be cause by several factors like hormonal changes and over exposure to the sun. The dark patch around the lips look unattractive and one is constantly conscious of it. There are several home remedies to get rid of it.
Most of the people are facing this problem during monsoon and winter season. Dark skin discoloration around mouth is due to increase in pigmentation of the skin. The change is due to hormonal changes and lifestyle that make the skin darker around the mouth. The dead skin cells cause dry skin and skin discoloration. It makes your face unattractive. The skin around the mouth is somewhat darker than the rest of the face. Homemade tips make discoloration of skin around mouth.
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Home remedies for dark chin that around the mouth
Salt face packs
Take some salt and mix it with essential oil in a small bowl. Add a teaspoon of honey and blend it to get a smooth texture. Add lemon juice and blend it with spoon. The mixture is used as a scrub. Gently scrub in a circular motion on the dark skin. Repeat it twice a week to remove tan from the face.
Lemon and honey pack
Lemon and honey are effective in removing sun tan from face. Mix equal proportions of honey and lemon. Apply it directly on the tanned skin. Leave it for about 20 minutes and then wash it off with water using a mild soap. It fights against sun tan and particularly on the day you are exposed to sun rays for long hours.
Break 2 eggs and separate egg white and yolk. Take egg white and add honey, lemon juice with equal proportions to form a thick paste. Cleanse it off with a face and a mild face wash. Or you can use raw milk as a cleanser. Pat it dry and spread it over the affected area. Leave it till dry and wash it off with water to remove the tan.
Milk, lemon pack
Mix three tablespoons of milk and one tablespoon of lemon in a bowl. Stir them together and let it dissolve together to form a thick creamy paste. Apply it on tanned part and leave it for about 15 – 20 minutes. Then rinse it off with water and let it dry.
Lemon and glycerin pack
Take some glycerin and lemon with equal proportions. Mix them well and apply this mixture on the affected area. Let it dry and wash it off with water. Pat it dry and apply night cream to remove sun tan and get supple skin.
Gram flour face pack
Take some gram flour or besan. Mix it with required amount of water and rub it all over your skin. Wash it off with water to get fairer skin. It is a great home remedy for sun tan of oily skin.
Aloe vera gel
Apply aloe vera gel on the affected area and leave it for about 15 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. It gives a fairer and smoother skin.
Sandalwood, turmeric pack
Sandalwood and turmeric are great ingredients for treating sun tan. Mix them well together with equal proportions and add some rose water into it. Apply this paste on tanned area and leave it for about 30 minutes. Dry it off and wash it with cold water.
Cucumber and lemon juice
Prepare a mixture of cucumber and lime juice. Mix them well and apply it over the mouth. Leave it over 20 minutes. Then wash it off with warm water.
Gram flour, turmeric powder, and yogurt
Prepare a mixture of gram flour turmeric powder and half a cup of curd. Mix them well to form a thick paste. Apply this paste on the affected area and let it dry for 20 minutes. Then wash it off with warm water.
Potatoes are best whitening agent. Rub sliced potato on dry and dark skin around the mouth. Leave till it dry completely. Then wash it off with water. Repeat it for about 15 days to get results.
It helps to get fair skin. Apply some almond oil or almond paste on the dark area around the mouth. Leave it for about 10 – 15 minutes. Then wash it off with cold water.
Dry green pea’s powder
This powder makes wonder to dark and dry skin. Take 2 tablespoons of dry green peas, few drops of lemon juice, pinch of turmeric powder, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of honey and add milk or curd. Prepare a thick paste with the above ingredients. Apply this paste on dry and dark skin around mouth. Leave it for about 15 minutes. Then wash it off with normal water. Repeat it daily to avoid tanning and pimples.
Oatmeal an oatmeal mask helps to keep the dark areas around the chin clean and reduce pigmentation. The mask is prepared by mixing oatmeal, tomato juice and curds. This paste can be safely applied on the affected part and washed off after 15 minutes.
Milk cream Milk cream helps to moisturise the dry skin which is more prone to dark spots. This paste can be made by mixing a pinch of turmeric powder with some milk cream. This paste can be washed from the face after 10 minutes or it can be left overnight and then washed with cold water.
Egg yolk, honey and lemon juice helps to get rid of acne marks as well marks of pigmentation around the mouth. Apply this paste on the dark spots and leave it to dry completely.
Orange peel and yogurt make a perfect scrub to lighten the dark spots around the chi by scrubbing off the dead skin cells and improving circulation of the blood in that area. Apply a thick mixture of orange peel and yogurt on the spots and keep scrubbing for some time… Leave it on for a few seconds and then wash it off with cold water.
Tomato juice Tomato juice contains lycopene which has skin lightening properties. This juice will help in reduce the discoloration around the mouth effectively. Tomato juice is also helpful in lightening the colour of the sun tan skin.
Rose water and glycerine a mixture of glycerine and rose helps to remove the darkness around the mouth caused by dryness. This mixture can be applied on the affected area and left overnight before washing.
Honey and lemon
Honey and lemon face pack is found to be helpful in getting rid of tan around the chin. Mix honey and lemon juice and apply it on the dark patches around the chin. Leave it to dry for about 20 minutes and then wash it off with water. Lemon and honey help to bleach, soothe and moisturize the skin.
Tomato, lemon juice and yogurt
Tomato, lemon juice and yogurt face pack can be used regularly to remove tan from the skin around the chin. Mix together tomato pulp, yogurt and lemon juice and apply it on the tanned areas. Leave it for about half an hour and then rinse it with water.
Papaya and milk for removing suntan
Papaya and milk are two wonder ingredients to for remove suntan. Mix mashed papaya and milk to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on the skin around the chin and leave it to dry. Then wash it off with cold water.
Seeds and Oils
A combination of seeds and oils help to remove the dirt and clean the outer layer of the skin by exfoliating the dead skin cells. This remedy is a simple remedy done by applying a combination of sesame seed oil, olive oil and almond oil on the face. After 15 minutes the scrub besan on the face and wash it with water.
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