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Will pure shear butter lighten my lips?

Will pure shear butter lighten my lips?

Shea butter?: Shea butter will not lighten your lips. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do or any type of chap stick that will lighten my lip color and keeper them moist ?

Chap stick: Any type of chap stick should help to keep them moist, but your proably have to look in the make-up department to look for something to lighten the color. ...Read more

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Can I use kojivit cream to lighten my lips r there any adverse effects or any side effects?

Kojic acid : Kojic acid has bleaching potential and as such try it on discolored skin for a limited period of time (usually 6 weeks). ...Read more

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Is there any creams or anythin that can lighten dark upper lip shadow it's so embarrassing, too embarrassed to see doctor looks like I have moustache!

Is there any creams or anythin that can lighten dark upper lip shadow it's so embarrassing, too embarrassed to see doctor looks like I have moustache!

Dont be embarrassed: Doctors deal with all sorts of issues, things much more embarrassing than upper lip discoloration. We are trained to be compassionate and respectful, and we always keep your issues confidential. Talk to your doctor or a dermatologist to see what can be done. ...Read more

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I recently quit after 5 years of smoking. Are there any medications i can use to lighten up my darkened lips? (the upper lip is specially dark)

I recently quit after 5 years of smoking. Are there any medications i can use to lighten up my darkened lips? (the upper lip is specially dark)

Vitamin E creams: Vitamin e creams and ointments are available that are supposed to lighten scars and other darkened areas. There are lip bleaching agents available online (just google that) that claim to reduce darkening. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Hydroquinone 6% combined with hydrocortisone on dark lips to lighten them ?

Is it safe to use Hydroquinone 6% combined with hydrocortisone on dark lips to lighten them ?

I would stay away : Other docs may differ but the hydrocortisone may atrophy the thin mucosa of the lip with long term use. Hydroquinone likely has a much more efficacious effect on the lips and is probably much higher absorbed in this location, I would have some concern with toxicity due to the location as well. Short term term use may be acceptable but will lack satisfactory results. Www.symmetrymedicine.com ...Read more

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Is lip quivering bad?

LikelyMuscleFatigue: A very high likelihood that this is a very short lived condition it is unlikely to be anything serious. ...Read more

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Why do lips go white?

Why do lips go white?

Raynaud's symptoms?: Raynaud's phenomenon usually affects the fingers and toes, but has been known to affect also the nose, ears, nipples, and lips. The treatment should be the same, identifying the triggers and avoiding the triggers. Auto-immune disorders, drug side effects, occupational situations, and other causes can be treated if they are causing raynaud's phenomenon. ...Read more

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Do lips grow over time?

Do lips grow over time?

No: Your lips don't grow anymore once you've reached adulthood. The effects of aging change the way they look. ...Read more