skin-hair-icon
Skin problem
I have dark circle around my lips. It sometimes gets even more darker and sometimes gets lighter but never disappears. It gets even worse when I do makeup as it gets highlighted then. This issue is with me since so many years. What should I do to treat this?
60 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Pinanky Jadhav-Adhe
Dermatologist 11 yrs exp Pune
There are many reasons for pigmentation around lip area. If possible please send a picture. Common causes are frequent lip licking, darkening due to cosmetics like lip sticks,fragrances in lip balms, toothpastes. Rarely it could be hormonal reasons. I would suggest not to apply any make up product for now, avoid licking lips if you have a habit of doing so. Use sunscreen daily. Skin lightening creams can be prescribed by a skin specialist. Avoid self medication. Warm regards, Dr Pinanky Jadhav, Eternis Skin & Hair Clinic, Pune
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
0/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.