Dark upper lip shadow is a rather very embarrassing beauty problem that most women find difficult to get rid of. The most common factors that lead to the development of what is better known as faint or shadow mustache is frequent bleaching, consuming coffee and tea . While there are many chemical procedures available to lighten the dark upper lip shadow, some may find them to be pricey. This article will give you five of the most inexpensive home remedies that can be done easily by using everyday ingredients available in abundance.
Applying cucumber juice in the affected area gives brilliant result against dark upper lip shadow. Due to the watery composition of cucumber, the skin gets proper nourishment which helps in healing from the effects of harsh chemical bleaches. Cucumber juice can also be teamed up with lemon juice to lighten faint mustache. Simply apply the cucumber juice on the dark pigmented area for fifteen minutes or so and wash the face properly with cold water afterwards.
Potato juice or a slice of it on the dark upper lip shadow will not only improve exfoliation but will also improve skin tone to a great extent as potato is known to have bleaching properties as well. The process of application is the same as cucumber juices i.e. let the skin soak potato juice and follow it by cold water splashes to clean it off after 15 minutes.
Pretty much like skin pack, a lip masque comprised of turmeric, curd, gram flour (optional) and lime juice can lighten dark upper lip shadow if applied regularly.
Thanks to the presence of Vitamin A and beta carotene, carrot juice extracted from squeezing its paste should be applied for improving dark upper lip shadow and skin pigmentation.
Milk Or Milk Cream
This is the most easily available solution available at home. Milk contains lactic acid that counters dark lips and flushes out all toxins.
Besides the application of these home remedies it is advisable that you cut down on smoking and avoid cosmetic bleaches. Apart from this use herbal cosmetics as much as you can.