Lip Peel Treatment in Delhi, Vasant Vihar, Rajouri Garden | Dadu Medical Centre
Lip Peel

Dark lips are caused as a result of hyperpigmentation, and this is a harmless condition and is caused by excess melanin production. Lip pigmentation is a common problem faced by many people. Various advanced treatments are available to treat dark lips that help regain the lost color and texture and offer plumper and brighter lip shape.

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Lip Peel Treatment in Delhi

Many people want to treat lip hyperpigmentation for cosmetic reasons. The chemical peel is one of the best treatments that work by inhibiting an enzyme that produces melanin and exfoliates the dead skin cells to improve the lip's darkness. These peels penetrate deep into the skin to repair the damaged cell.

Factors that cause dark lips

1. Excessive sun exposure
The skin of the lips is quite sensitive, and sun exposure causes increased melanin production and leaves dark or brown patches on the lips.

2. Waxing
Removing unwanted hair with waxing can cause sensitivity in the skin in the upper lips area, resulting in skin burns and the appearance of dark patches.

3. Smoking 
Smoking is another common cause of dark lips, and people with a regular habit of smoking have dark lips as the tar and nicotine cause lip darkening.

4. Injury or allergic reactions
Any type of infection and injury can also stimulate the production of melanin in the process of healing, and this also causes the formation of dark spots on the lips in the color brown, black, to greyish blue. 

5. Other factors that can also lead to darker lips:

  • Chronic medical condition.
  • Anemia.
  • Deficiency of vitamins.
  • Too much caffeine intake.
  • Excessive dryness in the lips.
  • Repetitive licking of lips.
  • Excessive fluoride use.
  • Use of expired products on lips.
  • Repetitive application of dark colored lip shades in a day.
  • Hormonal imbalance.
Lip Peel

How do chemical peels help reduce lip pigmentation?

The chemical peel is applied to the lips to remove dark pigmentation. These peels work by exfoliation and stimulate collagen production deep within the skin. The peels also help to erase the fine lines appearing on the upper and lower lip area.

To present the best results, the combination of peels is also provided depending upon the lip pigmentation, which helps maintain the pH and help adjust the pH formulations. 

Chemical peels will help rejuvenate the lips. The peels also help remove the dead cells, cause cell renewal, increase natural moisturizing factors, and stimulate collagen production. The peel contains skin whitening ingredients and chemicals that help make the lips hydrated and treat lip hyperpigmentation.

In chemical peeling treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the lips that peel out the superficial layers and causes the lip skin to rejuvenate and regenerate easier. There are a lot of different types of peel used depending on active ingredients.

The pigment will slowly fade over time according to your metabolism, skin type, sun exposure, medication, and lifestyle.

The treatment shows immediate results, and for best results, multiple sessions are recommended. 

Multiple sessions are needed to achieve a visible change, and sometimes the combination of the lasers and fillers is done for a better outcome. Treatment is individually tailored to deliver the best results.

Regular maintenance procedures are required for long lasting results.

Who is not an ideal candidate for lip peels?

  • Females who are pregnant are not recommended to undergo this treatment.
  • People who are suffering from a chronic inflammatory conditions like psoriasis or eczema must not undergo this treatment.
  • Anyone suffering from active viral, bacterial infection on/near the lips. 

Benefits of dark lips treatment with peels

  • Make the skin even, fresher, and smoother. 
  • It is a painless, lunchtime procedure with no or minimal downtime.
  • Exfoliates the skin and allows the dark pigment to be removed.
  • Shows promising results.
  • Corrects poorly textured lips.

Pre-treatment care

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption for a week before treatment.
  • Protect the lips from direct sunlight.
  • Drink an adequate amount of water.
  • Follow the post care given by the doctor. 

After the treatment

  • Avoid vigorous exercise for at least 24 hours.
  • Avoid exposing the area to excessive moisture or humidity. 
  • Avoid direct exposure to the sun for three to four weeks after the procedure.
  • Moisturize the lips and apply sunscreen.
  • Drink an adequate amount of water.
  • Hydrate lips by applying lip balms.
  • Avoid using harsh cleansers and scrubbing the lip area.

General tips that help prevent dark lips

  • Keep the lips hydrated and moisturized.
  • Lifestyle modification is necessary.
  • Cessation of smoking.
  • Decrease the intake of caffeine and avoid licking the lips.
  • Use lipsticks containing Vitamin E.
  • Never sleep with your lipstick on. 

To get the best lip lightening treatment in Delhi visit Dadu Medical Centre.

Clinic timings (By Appointment Only)
Monday to Saturday : 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday : 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Timings for Consultation
(Dr. Nivedita Dadu)
Vasant Vihar: Tuesday and Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Rajouri Garden: Monday, Thursday and Friday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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