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Lips are going black. Applied lemon. What is going on?

hi my lips are going black and in this actually a black layer has been formed on the lower lip and the upper lip is almost black....... when i apply lemon it does nothing to the parts which have gone black no skin peeling starts in the parts of my lip gone black...what should i do and i don t smoke but drink tea or coffee(occasionally) in a small quantity. i m not addicted like others i mean to say.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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Hi,
Thanks for sharing your concern with us.
To treat your lip pigmentation
Use a lip balm enriched with SPF( you may use blistex lip balm)
Apply Kojic acid based cream over lips twice in a day like kojivit cream
You may take few sessions of mild peels like lactic acid , arginine or arbutin based peels.

Hope that answers your query. Take care.
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