Everyone wish to have soft, supple and pink lips but it seems like a difficult task. Lips are sensitive and to get beautiful lips, you have to take proper care of your lips. However, certain factors can contribute to dark, dry and chapped lips which include smoking, exposure to sun, harsh chemical products, poor diet, certain medications, etc. Follow these tips to get pink lips naturally.
1. Petroleum Jelly
Start off by washing your lips with warm water, use a soft cloth to massage in a circular motion to remove dead skin cells, apply petroleum jelly to keep your lips nourished. You can also exfoliate your lips using toothbrush and petroleum jelly.
2. Orange Peels And Almond Oil
Grind dried orange peels into fine powder. Add two tablespoons of orange peel and two drops of almond oil, mix well and get scrubbing. Orange peels powder will help to brighten your lips, exfoliate and remove excess oil. Almond oil is a good moisturizer; it is full of vitamin E which protects the lips from UV rays and fatty acids which helps to heal chapped lips by retaining moisture. Making your lips smoother, softer and hydrated.
3. Honey, Brown Sugar And Lemon Juice
Honey has anti -bacterial and healing properties that help to treat cracks and moisturizes the skin. While lemon juice acts as natural bleach and lightens the skin, brown sugar is a good exfoliator. Apply these scrubs and rub it on your lips for five minutes, then wash it off. Do these twice per week.
4. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has so many benefits to the skin and health. It’s inflammatory, exfoliating properties and soothing effects helps to heal dry lips. It is rich in vitamin E which helps to restore moisture. Cut a leaf of fresh aloe vera plant and scoop out the gel. Apply this gel to your lips, wait for 15 minutes and rinse it off. Do these daily for best result.
5. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil posses hydrating, antibacterial, moisturizing and rejuvenating properties. It is rich in vitamin E which helps to protect your lips and keep it moist by trapping in moisture and keeping your lips germ-free. Use a wet toothbrush to gently slough away dead skin cells and apply a generous amount of coconut oil before going to bed.
6. Stay Hydrated
Get eight glasses of water every day. Water benefits your skin, hair and health. One of the most common causes of dry skin is dehydration. Taking enough water helps to keep your lips soft and supple, hydrated and giving you pink fuller lips.
Cucumber has a lightening agent which works well on your skin and lips. Cucumber juice helps to get rid of the tan on your lips, it is also good in removing of dark circles around the eyes. Apply cucumber juice on your lips and allow the juice to soak on. Do this daily for beautiful pink lips.
This is the most effective way to get pink and soft lips. It is a natural lip stain; it helps in changing the color of the lips. Pomegranate lightens hydrates and moisturizes your lips. To make this paste, mix a small amount of crushed pomegranate and few drops of rose water, apply this paste every night.