Lips are the second thing that gets noticed on your face when someone talks to you. First thing is the eyes. And as the wise men have said, “The first impression is the last impression”, you won’t be liking your first impression to get ruined by your dark lips. When we take so much care of our skin, then why do we overlook our lips? The skin on our lips is 10x times thinner than the skin on our face, which means our lips require some extra attention.
Sometimes, various factors like UV rays, smoking, tea or coffee can make our lips darker than our facial skin. This looks very unattractive. Some girls can’t step out without lipstick just because their lips are too dark to be left bare.
So today we’re going to tell you some awesome tricks to lighten and plump your lips naturally. It is also recommended to take care of your lips. Keep them moisturized and never forget to apply sunscreen on your lips as well.
Here are some best home remedies to lighten dark lips:
1. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is a natural bleaching agent that lightens and exfoliates the skin. You can dab a freshly cut piece of lemon on your lips to make it plumper and lighter in just a few minutes.
2. Rose Water
Take some rose water in a cotton swab and dab it on your lips. It moisturizes your lips and lightens them naturally. Regular use of rose water on your lips can make them look naturally pink.
Yes, the red colour of the pomegranate is actually what we want on our lips. The seeds of a pomegranate can be applied on lips to exfoliate and naturally lighten them. You can crush some pomegranate seeds and add some honey to exfoliate your lips.
4. Cucumber Juice
Cucumber juice have always been used to lighten skin tone. It have natural bleaching properties. Rub a slice of cucumber on your lips or apply the cucumber juice on your lips using a cotton swab. The dark colour of the lips will vanish away with regular use. Repeat this for 2-3 times a day.
5. Exfoliate with Honey and Sugar
Make a paste out of honey and sugar and exfoliate your lips with it. You can apply this paste to your whole face as well. Sugar crystals will exfoliate your lips while honey will moisturize them.
If you want to make your lips pink instantly, just rub a slice of beetroot on your lips. This will impart a pinkish tone to your lips. The ingredients in the beetroot will also lighten your lips naturally.
7. Almond Oil
Almond Oil is rich in Vitamin E, we all know. Apply some almond oil on your lips and leaves it overnight. It will repair your lips far beyond your imagination. It will not only lighten your lips but will also cure the chapped lips.
Try any of the above-mentioned remedy for 1 week and you will see that your lips have become pinkish and plumper than before.