Who doesn’t wish for baby soft, hydrated and natural pink lips? I bet everyone! But then again the hustle of daily life, sedentary lifestyle, stress, seasonal changes and geographical location lead to dull chapped lips that are often dreadful to look at. The irony is we end up relying on cosmetic products and other chemical treatments to achieve a natural look. But is it possible to achieve gorgeous lips without these products and chemicals?
The #1 tip recommend for great lips is exfoliation. You can exfoliate your lips as often as you want, e.g. every other day. Exfoliation is a safe way to remove the dead skin cells from lips resulting in a fresher look. Exfoliation helps to keep the lips moist and hydrated. Softer lips will make your lipstick last longer than usual. Some natural and effective lip-scrubs include:
- Sugar Lemon Honey Scrub: Mix one tablespoon of sugar with half a tablespoon lemon juice and a drop or two of honey . Create a thick paste and apply it to your lips. Rotate the paste on lips in a circular motion using fingers. The skin on the lips are thin so massage gently. Leave it on for about 5 minutes and wash it off with warm water.
- Orange Lip Scrub: Create a paste using one tablespoon orange peel powder, one tablespoon of brown sugar and five to six drops of almond oil. Apply it to your lips and with the help of your fingertips make gentle, circular motions on the lips. Wash it off with warm water after five minutes.
- Choco Mint Scrub: You will need two tablespoons of sugar, a half a tablespoon of cocoa powder, half tablespoon of coffee grounds, one tablespoon of grapeseed oil, and three drops of peppermint essential oil. Your decadent choco mint scrub is ready to apply it to your lips. Thereafter, massage gently in a circular motion with your fingertips. Allow the ingredients of the scrub work on the lips for about five minutes and wash off with warm water.
The benefits of staying hydrated is often a skipped step to a basic skin care routine. In conjunction with a healthy lifestyle, drinking a gallon of water a day will keep your skin and lips hydrated. you well-moisturized lips.
Coconut Oil is Your Best Friend
Yes, you read that right! The benefits of coconut oil are well documented and works on all skin types. Apply a drop of coconut oil to your lips before sleep to you achieve naturally soft lips in the morning. Alternatively, you can also use your favorite coconut lip balm and if not available, petroleum jelly also works.
Self-love and self-pampering are the best way to healthy lips, healthy skin, and healthy you. Simple tips like removing your makeup before bed, hydrating them constantly, using natural make-up products, steaming your face, exfoliating, etc. can boost your lip transformation journey..