We care about our skin, nails, and hair in our beauty care routine. But lips are a part that most of us ignore. It is a sign of youth and beauty that helps in creating a beautiful smile and enhances the physical appearance. So it is important to include the lip care routine to maintain beautiful lips.
Most of the girls love to wear lip colors, but if you have not cared for your lips well, no lip colors can make them look perfect for you. Your lips would get easily cracked and chapped because it is thinner than any other part. You can’t blame the harsh weather, because the lips do not contain much oil or sweat glands to get dried, it is only because the less you care about them. So you need to give some extra care to prevent your lips from them.
Follow a few simple tips to keep your lips smooth and soft no matter what the season is.
There are only a few amounts of oil glands and lips do not have the ability to create natural melanin, so there is no virtual protection of their own. During the period of cold, dry air, the skin gets dehydrated and it causes chapped lips. Winter, sun, wind can dry the lips easily.
Chapping occurs almost in any season, crack offer occurs after sleeping in dry air while some get lip bleeding as the skin around the mouth loses collagen and Elastic tissue with age or due to excess amount of smoking.
When you feel your lips be dried, you might lick your lips to keep them moisturized. But in reality, it will make the lips more dried. Licking will cause the yeast to build upon the lips and will lead to conditions like angular Cheilitis or painful inflammation.
Remedies for lip problems
To prevent chapping, you can daily apply a good lip balm. Look for a balm that includes vitamin A, Vitamin C, or vitamin E and AHAs and a balm that provides sun protection. Use the Lip balm before going to bed to prevent cracks or you can use a humidifier as it will help to retain moisture in the air.
Use a waxy lip liner to outline the lips or use collagen injections to fill the cracks to stop bleeding. You can even prevent it by not smoking every time.
How can I take care of my lips at home?
Lip care at home
Exfoliate your lips
Exfoliation helps to eliminate the flaking and dry skin that builds up and it restored the softness. It is better if you exfoliate 1 to 2 times per week during the nighttime.
You can make your exfoliation scrub by mixing some honey and brown sugar. Apply the mixture on your lips and exfoliate gently. Take a wet towel cloth and dab your lips gently.
To boost the health of the lip, you need to avoid biting or picking it. Apply sunscreen with at least SPF-30 anytime when you are in the sun.
When you feel your lips be dried, use a lip balm. Use your fingers to apply the balm liberally over lips and the corners. Follow an SPF 30+ lip balm when you are going out in the sun. Reapply at regular intervals throughout the day. Use hydrating lip products 2 to 4 times per day.
Remember to not lick your lip as it will make it drier and make sure to get enough water. The air can dry your lips when you are asleep. So use a heavy or hydrating lip cream before you sleep, or else you can use raw milk or butter to apply before sleeping.
Use a good amount of coconut oil and a drop of any other essential oil and mix it well. Apply it on your lips for 20 minutes and wipe it off. This moisturizes your lip giving smoothness and softness.
Massage your lips
You can use nourishing oils every day and massage for 5 minutes to improve blood circulation and ensure that they get the required nutrients.
Lips have no natural protection, so when you wear lipstick when going out, it will help you to add a layer to the lip and protect it from sun, dirt, dry air, and other factors.
How can I make my lips pink naturally?
A natural pink lip indicates that you are healthy. If you find discoloration in your lip, it can be due to many reasons. People who are chain smokers, are mostly like to have dark lips. Other than that lack of hydration, sun exposure, allergic reactions, and various others can lead to lip discoloration.
But you can prevent using a few natural ingredients to bring back the natural pink lips.
Aloe vera and honey
Aloe vera and honey are ingredients that help in hydrating the lips and provide a soft pink color.
Take one tablespoon of freshly extracted aloe vera gel from a plant and mix it with honey. Apply on your lips and leave for 15 minutes and then wash with water.
The natural pink pigment in beetroot helps to make the lips soft and pink. Grate the beetroot and peel it to extract the juice. Dab it on the lips using your fingers and leave for 15 minutes. Wash it to get your results. Repeat this twice a week to get quick results.
Sugar, almond oil, and honey
These ingredients will moisturize your lips and sugar will remove the dead skin. Mix one teaspoon each of almond oil, honey, and sugar and scrub gently on your lips. Regular usage will make your lips pink permanently.
What you should avoid getting pink lips?
Avoid products that consist of too many chemicals, especially lipsticks that stay for a long time. Replace those products with organic products. Choose lip balm without chemicals.
Remove makeup like lipstick and lip gloss before your sleep. Choose natural lip balm or oil to moisturize your lips.
Smoking can darken the lips causing wrinkles and lines in the lips. Therefore you need to avoid smoking.
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