DIY Scrub and Serum to Lighten Dark Lips in 7 Days

Do you have dark lips that you’ll like to lighten within a short period using natural ingredients? Are you tired of hiding your lips under loads of lip gloss and lipsticks? Then this easy but effective DIY scrub and serum to lighten dark lips is what you need.

Causes of Dark Lips (Lips Hyperpigmentation)

According to Healthline, dark lips can be as a result of the following:

  • Lip Sucking
  • Taking excess caffeine
  • Allergic reaction to lipsticks, toothpaste, and more
  • Smoking cigarette
  • Dehydration
  • Excessive exposure to sunlight
  • Vitamin deficiency
  • Chemotherapy

Now that you know the likely cause of your dark lips, it’s time to look at some quick fix to lighten dark lips within a short period of time. Hey! Before that, let’s take a look at the equipment and ingredients we will need for both scrub and serum to lighten black lips:


  • 2 Bowls
  • Measuring spoons
  • 2 storage containers for the scrub and serum
  • Knife
  • Sieve
  • Food processor

Ingredients for this DIY

DIY Scrub to Lighten Dark Lips


  • 1 Tablespoon of Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon Sweet Almond Oil


  • Add the above ingredients into a clean bowl one at a time
  • Mix thoroughly until the whole ingredients blend properly
  • Transfer into your clean storage container


  • Using a gentle but precise force, apply the scrub for 1 minute twice daily.
  • Rinse off with your regular water after 5 minutes
  • Do this every day for the next 7 or more days
  • Replace sweet almond oil with any coconut oil if you are allergic to it

DIY Serum to Lighten Dark Lips


  • 1 Tablespoon Sweet Almond Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cucumber Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Aloe Vera Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice


  • In a clean bowl, add the above ingredients one at a time
  • Mix thoroughly before storing into a clean jar


  • Massage your lips after using your scrub with this serum
  • You may leave it on as long as you want or wash it off with cold water after 30 minutes
  • As before, replace Sweet Almond Oil with coconut oil if you don’t like sweet almond oil
  • Store unused serum and scrub in the refrigerator

So, that’s it on DIY Scrub and Serum to Lighten Dark Lips. I hope you find the DIY useful. Let me know your result in the comment section below. Have you tried any other natural alternatives? What is it and how long does it take you to see your dark lips gone? Feel free to share below.