Dry, chapped lips can be both painful and unsightly. The advice is to never let it get to a state like that and hence keep the lips hydrated, at all times, with the help of a lip balm.
There is a huge variety of lip balms available today, from normal moisturising ones to tinted ones. Even the ones that change colour according to the temperature of your body .
If not a lip balm, the petroleum jelly provides amazing levels of hydration too. Dry lips can be caused by a number of reasons like climatic conditions, not enough hydration, smoking and sometimes even a careless skin care regimen.
Unsightly chapped lips can also make the lipstick application difficult, and the lines can show up under the lipstick as well. Your lipstick would also not last as long with the presence of dead skin cells on the lips.
Therefore, this DIY scrub can help remove the dead skin layer, pigmentation and also make the lips plumper.
It can be made easily with the things available in your kitchen. So, say hello to a pinker, plumper pout with this DIY lip scrub and pucker up!
Here's how to make the lip scrub, have a look.
- Powdered sugar (brown or white)
- Olive oil
- Petroleum jelly or any lip balm
Method To Prepare The Lip Scrub:
Mix all the ingredients together in a tiny container. The powdered sugar would scrub off all the dead skin cells, while the olive oil and petroleum jelly together would keep the lips soft and moisturised.
Cinnamon is an inexpensive way to getting plumper, pinker lips without going under the knife. Put the mixture on your lips with the help of your clean fingers or a bristle brush.
Gently exfoliate while the scrub sits. Let the scrub sit on your lips for about 5-7 minutes. You would feel a mild, tingling sensation on your lips during this time.
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Cinnamon tends to irritate the lips, causing them to redden and swell up. An added benefit of this scrub is that it tastes yummy! But, I don't suggest eating it, not on purpose at least.
Wash off the scrub from your lips after 5 minutes, and voila, you have a picture-perfect pout! Do try this fun DIY lip scrub and let me know if it worked by commenting below.