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Dark discolouration on lips after sun exposure, upper lip darker than lower lip. Remedy to prevent this?

Hi sir,,,good morning this is xxx, my lips were black colour i will apply lemon before bed, when i come out from hot after cricket or some other activity it ll again become black, my upper lip is dark when compared to lower lip please tell me the remedy for it which cream is better to keep lips red forever... even after hot exposure too .....
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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hi..Thanks for the query.

A lot of people have dark lips genetically predetermined,although parents may/may not have it. A frequent cause of non genetic lip darkening is the use of agents that might irritate / bring about a contact dermatitis in the lips.
I would advise you to start using medicated lip balms with SPF and to reapply it several times in a day..that helps in reducing further darkening.Also use a cream containing kojic acid twice a day for lightening of lip colour.U can also opt for mild chemical peels once in 15-30 days to exfoliate better and lighten faster.
Hope this is helpful.Take care!
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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