Dark lips are a great concern for many people, and that is because pink lips enhance your looks and also, show that your lips are healthy. On the other hand, dark lips are unsightly and this is as a result of several factors like excessive exposure to direct sunlight, too much smoking, too much caffeine,dehydration and some diseases like anaemia. If you have dark lips, do not despair my friend, for I have some great tips to help you lighten your lips.
Sugar Honey Scrub
Sugar and honey mixed together is one healthy way to lighten your lips. This scrub is very mild and good for your lips’ tender skin. This is one gentle way to give your lips the pleasant look it deserves. Brown sugar is preferable because it is gentle on the skin, it is also rich in antioxidants that protects your skin from ultraviolet damage from the sun exposure.
Honey is a natural moisturizer, it helps the lips with hydration and keeps it healthy. It also has enzymes that help lighten the skin of the lips.
To prepare, one tablespoon brown sugar in a bowl, add one tablespoon of honey. Mix carefully and apply on your lips, massaging gently for about a minute. The massage helps with exfoliation as well as blood circulation keeping the lips healthy and soft. Rinse with water after a few minutes. Repeat for about two to three weeks for effectiveness.
Lemon and Almond oil
Lemon is a natural bleach and ones the skin, lemon is a sure way to take care of dark lips, it is a wonderful lightening agent.
Almond oil on the other hand, acts as a moisturizer and helps with hydrating your lips.
To prepare, squeeze the juice of half a lemon into one tablespoon of sweet almond oil. Mix thoroughly and lightly massage on your lips. Leave overnight for better results. Repeat process for two to three weeks for noticeable changes.
Everybody knows the bright pink colour this juice leaves on your teeth and tongue if you have had it before. Its natural and also a sure way to give your lips the brightness they deserve.
To prepare, use one tablespoon with an equal amount of honey, dab your lips with a wet cloth and apply the solution on your lips. Leave it overnight, this leaves your lips soft and pinkish. Continue for a week.
Lemon and Sugar
Like i have mentioned earlier, lemon is a wonderful and natural bleaching agent while sugar is a good exfoliator. It’s a great fighter of dead skin cells. Citric acid, found in lemon is actually the bleaching agent.
You have to however note that not all skin types welcome the acidity of lemon. If this irritates your skin, discontinue and get a method that suits your skin type.
To prepare, sprinkle sugar on a sliced lemon and rub your lips continuous for a few minutes. Repeat once every three days for better results.
These methods mentioned above are just a few to get those soft,healthy looking pink lips. Although there are other ways to get pink lips, like using chemicals, it is very unhealthy and sometimes cancerous. So guys, let’s stick with the healthier ones.
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