9 Simple Tips to Keep your Lips Beautiful
Natural beauty tips for lips
Tip 1: Use Lipsticks Sparingly
Lipsticks are basically a mixture of wax, pigments, fragrance, oils and alcohol. And different kinds of wax, oils and pigments are used in combination to get the desired product. Chemicals as much individually are not the best option when it comes to prolonged contact with the body but when being we need to take additional care for the result may not suit us! Use lipsticks only when you need them the most. They contain chemicals, which are not good for your lips. Make sure you use Lipsticks with Shea butter, Vitamin E, jojoba oil etc that moisturize your lips.
Tip 2: Keep Lips Hydrated
To retaining the natural color of lips, it is essential to maintain hydration levels by drinking plenty of water throughout the day to retain the natural moisture of your lips, especially during winters when we often tend to drink less water, and dehydration is noticed. Also, add high water-content to your diet like fruits such as cucumber, watermelon, orange, grapefruit and lemon.
Tip 3: Avoid Licking or Biting your Lips + Moisturize
Saliva tends to further dry out the moisture on your rather than add to them.Dermatologists hence advise us not to lick the lips to keep them wet because in the process you are further drying them out and this can lead to darkening of the lips. Even the habit of biting lips should be avoided as there is the risk of damaging them, instead keep a moisturizing lip balm handy for application as it protects and conditions your lips.
Tip 4: Use Lip Products with SPF
Always use lip products that contain SPF to protect your lips when you need to spend time outside during daytime.
Tip 5: Exfoliate at least once a week
Use a natural lip scrub at least once every week to remove dead cells and dry skin from your lips. You can mix olive oil and sugar and use this for exfoliation. Once you rinse off, apply healing lip butter or your favorite lip moisturizer. Surprisingly this one of the most favored of the beautiful lips tips.
Tip 6: Retain the moisture in your lips
Lack of moisture leads to a lot of our lip troubles. So being preemptive is a better path to pick. Spray some powder onto your hankie and hold it to your lips. press down slightly. This helps retain moisture.
Tip 7: Avoid wrinkling around lips
Wrinkling around lips happens due to sun exposure, age or smoking. If you smoke, then quit. That’s your only solution. But if the causes are either one of the remaining two, then you need to make sure that this area of your face is hydrated with a cream containing anti aging ingredients like retinol.
Tip 8: Get rid of cold sores
The best way is to prevent it.Use a broad spectrum screen at all times. But they still manage to rear their head, then use a lemon based ointment or cream.
tip 9 : Homemade beauty tips for lips
Soft pink lips are something that we all want. Here are a few tips you can implement that has no chemicals and can be easily done at home.
1. Mix a little almond oil and honey; apply, massage and leave on your lips overnight
2. For getting rid of dry and chapped lips, apply Vaseline mixed with olive oil 3-4 times daily.
3. Lime juice + Glycerin mixture when used overnight on a regular basis helps to lighten the lips