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Lip Balms For Beautiful Lips

By Suparna Chakaraborthy

Soft, supple and pink lips adds volume to your smile and beauty. To make your lips look beautiful, the market is flooded with cosmetics to shape, enhance and colour your lips. Constant, use of these cosmetics, can lead to lip discoloration, patches on lips, lip borders etc and nothing can be more depressing than bad lips. If you can't avoid using cosmetics on your lips, you can surely use some natural lip balms, to keep them healthy and beautiful.

Here are few lip balm recipes

1.Take a tsp of cream and mix few drops of glycerine to it. Keep it on your lips for 10 mins and then wash it with cold water.

2.Crush rose petals and add it to a spoon of milk. Wash your lips with it at least three times day. Rose water helps in lightening lip colour.

3.Before going to bed, apply some honey to your lips and leave it overnight. It will not only make your lips pink but also make them soft.

4.Make a pack of olive oil, olive butter, beeswax, cocoa butter, 5 drops of Rosemary oil, 5 drops of Vitamin E and 1 spoon of grapefruit oils. Apply this lip balm once a day for best results.

5.Mix one 1tbsp of beeswax and 5 drops of essential oils to your petroleum jelly, before applying. You can use it every time you step out.

6.Make a pack of honey, lemon juice and vitamin E. Leave it on your lip till it dries. Wash it with cold water. It will add colour to your lips and also make them soft.

7.Mix 2 tbsp of calendula oil, 4tb of sweet almond oil, 2tbsp of apricot kernel oil, beewax, 2 vitamin capsules and 3 drops of lemon. Apply this mix on your lips thrice a week.

These lip balms are made out of natural ingredients which assures you of no side effects. These lip balms can also treat your lip infections. These should be specially used after taking off lip make-up. But make sure to have washed your lips before apply it.

Usage of lip balms should not be restricted to winter alone. Your lips need care all throughout the year, to look beautiful.

Story first published: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 12:26 [IST]
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