June 27, 2013

Tips for your lips

Your lips give the ultimate appeal to your face. But, if lips are such an important part of your overall charm then why do you pay such little attention on their care? Without proper care your lips can become dark and dull. To get a natural pink colour on your lips, it is very important to follow a proper lip care routine regularly. So, here are few effective tips that will help you get that natural pink colour.

Scrub your lips

Scrubbing your lips is one of the best natural remedies for getting pink lips without spending on expensive cosmetics. At night, before you hit the bed, use a soft toothbrush to scrub your lips. This will not only help to remove the dry chapped skin from the lips but will also keep your lips soft.

Massage the lips:
Massaging your lips every day is a very good habit that helps in lightens dark lips, in a short span of time. Make a lip balm out of almond oil and lemon juice, and massage your lips with that every night for a few minutes before going to bed.

Moisturize your lips: 
It is very important to keep your lips hydrated and moisturized at times. Dry and chapped lips look shabby and untidy. When you are going out during the day, it is essential to apply some sun protection or petroleum jelly on your lips. If you are indoors then use some cocoa butter, which is an effective natural remedy for getting pink lips.

Magic of pomegranate seeds:
Crush the seeds of pomegranates and blend it well with milk cream. Now, apply it on your lips. This is one of the best homemade remedies for lightening dark lips. However, since it is a natural remedy, the change in the colour of your lips will not be overnight but gradual. So, be patient.

Stay hydrated:
For beautiful and naturally pink lips, it is very important that you always keep your body hydrated. It is best to increase your water intake and include a lot of fresh fruit juices in your diet as it would keep your lips healthy and soft.

Remove makeup at night
Always remove the lip makeup you have applied during the day before going to sleep. To remove the makeup, you can use a soft cotton ball and put some almond oil or olive oil on it and gently rub the lips with it. Sleeping with lipsticks and lip gloss on your lips can be the reason behind your dark lips.

Magic of Cucumber juice:
Cucumber juice when applied on lips also help a lot in reducing the darkness of lips. Take a slice of cucumber and scrip your lips with it whenever you have some time. Just five minutes of scrubbing daily with cucumber juice will lighten the color of your lips making it pink.

  • Do not brush your lips too hard or they will be raw and sore.
  • Try not to lick your lips as the saliva will make them dry.
  • Throw out lip balms that you've had for one year or longer. They can store bacteria.
  • Don't share your lip balm as it can spread germs.
  • Don't use cheap balms with flavors, because they will make your lips dry and you might be tempted to lick it off.
  • Don't layer on several lip products all at once. Make sure to allow your lips time to breathe.

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