Lips can lose their natural colour and become dark. This could be caused by smoking, tea, coffee or use of expired lipsticks or lip balms. Also exposure to harsh sun rays over time darken lips.
The use of cosmetics can make lips look pink and beautiful however there are natural remedies that are effective in lightening dark lips.
Here are some helpful tips that are effective in lightening dark lips:
TUMERIC POWDER AND COLD MILK
Mix turmeric powder with 1teaspoon of cold milk then massage lips with this mixture daily for 5mins. This makes lips naturally pink and flexible.
LEMON AND SUGAR
Mix sugar with few drops of lemon juice and gently rub over lips. This will help remove dead cells on the lips and make them smooth and pink.
Apply the juice of beetroot on the lips before going to bed. You can apply several times daily and can also serve as lipstick.
Cut down your intake of tea and coffee as these could darken lips and teeth as well. Take a diet rich in vitamin D as this
REMOVE DEAD CELLS ON LIPS
Remove dead cells on your lips regularly. You can wash lips with cold rose water for soft and rosy lips.
TOMATO POWDER AND FRESH CREAM
Mix tomato powder and fresh cream to form a paste then rub them on your lips. This cleanses, moisturizes and strengthens them.
Apply pure honey on lips before going to bed. Honey is rich in vitamin C which is very good for revealing beautiful skin.
ALMOND OIL AND LEMON JUICE
Mix 1teaspoon of almond oil with lemon juice and apply this mixture on your lips every day. Allow to dry then clean lips with cold water.