It is always said that a charming smile can enhance your beauty. Luscious pink lips will definitely add more confidence to that smile. Though we often neglect the health of our lips, also it is said that the conditions of our lips can even give away secrets about our general health. Pigmented and chapped lips are signs of deeper health issues. But here are a few remedies to make your lips pink naturally –
1. Lip balm and toothbrush exfoliation
This is one of the easiest and effective methods of getting rid of dry and flaky skin. It helps to remove the debris and accumulated dead skin cells on the lips. All you need is an organic lip balm like miracle herbs ‘perfect lip balm’ and an old toothbrush. Apply a thick layer of the lip balm, and leave it overnight on the lips. The next morning scrub off the lip balm with the soft bristles of the toothbrush. You can also use a lip scrub if you find the bristles of toothbrush too harsh on your lips.
2. Chocolate Lip Therapy
As delicious as it sounds, this remedy also works wonder on your lips! It’s a delicious method to get back your pink supple lips back. The cocoa in the chocolate has antioxidants that help fight the degeneration of the cells. It also helps in exfoliation and prevents sun damage. You just need to melt unsweetened chocolate, then add a dash of vitamin E oil to it. Let it cool down for a while before applying it on your lips. Keep the layer of chocolate thick and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
You will see sudden glow added to your lifeless lips. If you loved chocolate before, you only have another reason now!
3. Almond Oil and Lemon Juice
We all know almond oil and lemon juice are full of nutrients and help the skin to become more healthy. Almond oil is rich in antioxidants that help to remove the debris of dead cells on the lips. While lemon juice is known to be a skin lightening agent, that helps with the pigmentation of the lips. In this method, you just need to mix a few drops of sweet almond oil with few drops of lemon juice. Apply the mixture as a lip balm and see the results in a few days. You’ll have soft, plump and supple lips easily!
4. Rose Petal Mask
Don’t we all want the rosy pink pop of color on our lips? What better than using rose petals to get that soft pink lips. For this method, you need to soak the 6-7 rose petals in milk overnight. The next morning, grind them with a few drops of milk and then apply the mixture on your lips for about 5-10 minutes. You can also use honey or cream instead of milk.
5. Turmeric and Milk Exfoliator
We all know that turmeric and milk have been a savior for all problems related to skin! Cold milk can help you give a natural pink tint while turmeric can take care of hyperpigmentation of the skin. Make a thick paste using a half teaspoon turmeric and a little milk, apply that on your lips for about 5-10 minutes. The lactic acid in milk will lighten and soften the lips while turmeric will keep your lips healthy for a longer time.
We can’t emphasize enough on this point! Hydration is the key to maintaining all your skin problems. This is the easiest way to keep your lips soft and supple! While external applications will help you soften your lips, it is also vital to stay hydrated. Hydration will just make your lip-care easier. Increase your water intake to 8-10 glasses per day, avoid drinking too much tea and coffee, and quit smoking to see a huge difference.
It takes lot of determination and consistency to try out skin treatments and stick to it until you see relevant results. But you don’t need to do these lip-care methods daily, doing it once a week will also help you get your results. Just make sure you are applying a good organic lip balm daily, that will help in achieving your desired results.