For as long as I can remember, I've always had an upper lip discoloration. The upper lip area is completely lighter than the rest of my face! There's a distinct noticeable line between where my nose/cheek and upper lip meet (so basically it looks like a line that curves downwards from both sides of my nostrils)..anything under that line is freakishly white and anything above that line is really red. I pluck my upper lip hair quite frequently but I don't understand why this discoloration occurs! Is there a way I can fix it?? It's VERY noticable and looks like I waxed it or something when I don't.
Such an upper lip discoloration can be due to smoking, post inflammatory hypopigmentation, continuous lip licking or cheilitis. I suggest you to get an evaluation done from a dermatologist and get these possibilities ruled out.
I have that exact same problem and it's a daily frustration for me. I've been to two dermatologists and neither had an answer. I've searched extensively online but found nothing. Did you ever find a solution for this?
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