My Proven Way To Lighten Your Lips
Asked Aug 13, 2009, 10:39 PM
My bottom lip is pink with a dark brown outline.
My top lip is dark brown (purple, some say).
The dark brown is what I'll say is at least 2 or 3 shades darker than my facial skin.
(it's about the same color as my dark knees and elbows which I am also working to lighten).
Originally, I tried lightening my lips using lemon.
I sucked on the lemon twice a day for 3 days.
On the third day, my top lip swelled slightly in the middle of the lip.
It revealed a light brown tone underneath the swelling.
I stopped using the lemon after that day.
On the 4th day, the swelling went down and the middle of my lip was a bit lighter but not as large as the area that had swelled.
I take the swelling as a good sign.
Then I was told to use Diana Stalder Lightening Cream.
I tried this for 6 weeks and saw very little if any lightening.
Then I used the Diana Stalder Glutathione Soap with some Vaseline.
On the 3rd day, the middle of my upper lip swelled to a kind of light brown shade.
I stopped using the product for 3 days to give my lips a rest.
Now, on my 3rd session,
I've done this for the last 5 days, only at night, and the middle of my top lip is revealing a lighter shade.
On the 3rd day, my lip swelled in the middle to reveal a browninsh-pinkish shade that was covered in a purple-ly layer. It's reminded me of a sausage, like if you cut the sausage top layer off, a clearer color will come out ;]
Here's how I've been using the soap!
- I exfoliate my lips gently with a wet towel or my tooth brush.
- then I dry my lips and wet the soap slightly.
- I then apply to soap to my top lip and the outline of my bottom lip.
- I let this dry.
- sometimes I apply Diana Stalder Lightening Cream on top of it and then I apply vaseline.
- if you want, you can just apply vaseline. You just may be wasting some cream.
- after I've applied the vaseline, I rub this in really nicely. You can skip this, I just do it.
I think the lips lighten from the middle to the ends for some odd reason.
I've beeen having a hard time lightening the bottom lip outline.
i will be posting pictures for you when it's more noticable in the photos.
i photograph much darker than i really am.
Depending on your skin type and what products work best for you,
You may chhose to use a different soap.
The reason this Go Diva Lip Gloss doesn't work for everyone may be for 2 reasons
1) it has more petroleum and not enough of the licorice extract
2) licorice extract is not the most potent ingredient here even though it's gentle
And, well 3, not everything will work for everyone!
some tips and advice!
The upper lip is sensative, so it will burn.
I ignore the burning.
I mean, it RRRREALLY burns.
Especially on the 3rd and 4th days.
Sometimes the burrning lasted for over an hour but I simply ignored it because this just means the product is working.
The Glutathione Soap doesn't taste good but I just drink some milk or whatever and kind of gargle it.
I don't eat after I put this on until it's completely dried with the vaseline on.
I usually do this at night so I don't really eat that late anyway.
I recommend giving your lips a rest according to your comfort level.
I figure I'll see really good results in about 2 weeks, excellent results in about 4.
It may even take 8 weeks but I'm prepared for that.
I'm going to start apply twice daily soon.
If you've got any questions or anything, just comment here and I'll be glad to answer you here.
I hope this works for you as well
Last edited by J_9; Aug 14, 2009 at 05:56 AM.