Whether you are a man or a woman, having pinkish or reddish lips is a plus. It is something that makes us feel good and look even more beautiful than we already are. This is the very reason why people with dark lips want to improve the color of their lips. If you are one of these people, then you should not worry because there are some home remedies that you can try to improve your lips color. This also means that you won’t need to shell out as much money as you would if you were to get your lip’s color changed.
But before we proceed on how we can get better-looking lips, let us point out the reasons first why the lips of some people are dark or not as rosy as those of the others. So among the causes of dark lips are as follows: chewing, cosmetics that are of low quality, allergic reaction, too much direct sunlight exposure, too much smoking, tobacco chewing, imbalance in the hormones and even drinking/taking in too much caffeine.
As we mentioned earlier, you do not need to buy expensive products to improve your lip’s colors. The home remedies that we have here are relatively cheap. Those who have a well-stocked kitchen might not even have to go out and buy things. So let us begin with the different home remedies that you can try.
If you have read any other home remedy articles, you should know by now that lemon is a very popular choice among users when it comes to lightening scars, spots and skin in general. Your lips can also benefits from lemons because of their bleaching properties.
To begin with, extract the lemon juice and apply it on your lips right before you go to sleep. This is a really simple remedy that will only take five minutes. Do this regularly and it won’t be long before you will start noticing the changes in your system.
Another option that you can try with lemons is to spread sugar on top of the lemon before applying the lemon to the lips. Dead cells will be exfoliated with this method and exfoliating dead skin cells will encourage fresh skin to appear. Again, perseverance and patience is the key in order to achieve the results that you want.
Roses are not just flowers that you can buy to give to a special someone. This flower is commonly used for decorating or something that people give to their loved ones. But the benefits that roses provide go way beyond that. Then you will start getting that pinkish glow.
Make a mixture by mixing together a tablespoon of honey and rose water. Spread the mixture on the lips. Do not forget to do this 3 or 4 times every day.
Another thing that you can try is to coming rose petal with butter. You should have a tablespoon of rose petal while your butter should only be a teaspoon. If you do not like using butter, you can also try using milk cream or honey. Take the mixture and apply it on your lips. Make sure that you stick to this routine twice a week.
If you want to rid yourself of the dead skin cells then it is necessary that you exfoliate regularly. Dead skin cells can actually make your skin look dull and dark. If you are looking for something that can act as an exfoliating agent, sugar is great for this task.
Mix together 2 tbsp. of butter and 3 tbsp. of sugar to create a paste. Gently apply this paste on your lips. You need to do this regularly if you want to have your lip’s natural color once again.
Another option that you can try with sugar is to mix it with a tsp of honey and half a tsp. of almond oil. Use it as a lip scrub atleast 1 times a week.
This is another common ingredient that is readily available. If you want to have pink lips, then beetroot is what you need to use. Like lemon, this ingredient is a natural bleaching agent and your darkened lips can become lighter by applying beetroot.
Before you head off to dreamland, put beetroot juice on your lips. Make sure that your juice is fresh and allow it to stay on your lips overnight. Your lips will become rosy because of the juice’s natural color.
Another option that you might want to try is mixing the same amount of carrot juice and beetroot juice. Apply the mixture on your lips, gently massage and leave it on for around ten minutes. When you rinse it off, make sure that you use lukewarm water.
Cucumber can also give you skin that is lighter and cucumber can also help improve your skin’s color. And it is quite simple to use this. Grab a slice of cucumber and apply it on your lips. Give your lips the time to absorb the juice. If you want to get the desired results, make sure that you do this daily for five minutes.