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Noticed change in lip color from pink to dark brown. How to get rid of this?

Hey am sagar.. 19 yrs old ! Well for the past few months I have noticed that my lip color is changed from pink to dark brown .The upper lip seems to be dark & the lower lip is not gotten all that worse,its just pink yet a little dark. Am really feeling a lot sad about it .Please suggest how to I get rid of these dark lips I do not smoke .. i just started to drink coffee like 1 month
Asked On : Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi Sagar,
To treat your dark lips, you might try these treatment options-
1) avoid tea,coffee, smoking
2) use a lip balm with good SPF.
3) apply Kojic acid or hydro quinine or liquorice arbutin based cream over lips to lighten lip color
4) you may also take lactic acid or arginine peels

Hope that answers your query. Take care.
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Darkening of the upper lip..,
may be due to drug reaction, cosmetic or..,
Sun effect..,
So first evaluate the problem
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Pediatrician, Neonatology Dr. Ravikiran Reddy's  Response
Hello I have gone through your complaints. The most common cause for darkening of lips is smoking. But you are a non smoker which is a good habit. Coffee will not turn your lips darker. As the age proceeds this can be a normal phenomenon and there is no need to worry much about it. You need to take more water and fresh fruits for a good health and freshness.

Thank you. Good day
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