Dark, dull and dry lips are something that we don't wish to have. But certain influencing factors like excessive smoking, overexposure to the sun, harsh chemicals, caffeine, etc., can lead to dark and dull lips.
Our lips have the most sensitive skin and using harsh chemicals directly will cause more damage to the skin. Thus it is better to go for natural ingredients to treat dark lips. Today, we'll be discussing a few beauty tips using lemon to treat dark and dull lips.
Lemon is considered to have natural bleaching properties that will improve the tone of the skin. Also as a natural cleanser, this will help in removing accumulated dead skin cells and cleaning the pores. Now let us see what the remedies are.
Lemon And Sugar
This will help in exfoliating the dead skin cells and restoring new skin cells. First, take a lemon and cut it into twohalves. Sprinkle some sugar on top of the sliced lemon. Rub this on both your upper and lower lips gently in a circular motion. Let its stay for another 15 minutes and then later rinse it off with normal water. You can follow this remedy thrice a week.
Lemon, Honey And Glycerine
A combination of lemon, honey and glycerine helps in removing the tan from the lips. Mix together 1½ tsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp glycerine and honey in a bowl. Gently scrub on your lips with this mixture before going to bed. Leave it overnight and then rinse it off with normal water. Repeat it every day before going to bed until you notice the difference.
Lemon And Castor Oil
You can treat your dark lips with this simple remedy. In a bowl, mix 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp castor oil. Apply this mixture on your lips and leave it on for few minutes. You can also leave it overnight if you want. Later wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this until required. Apply some lip balm after washing off the mixture.
Lemon And Almond Oil
Lemon, when mixed with almond oil, helps in nourishing the lips and hydrating it. Mix together equal quantities of almond oil and lemon juice. Apply this on your lips and massage for about 2-3 minutes. Leave it on for about 40 minutes. After that wash it off usinglukewarm water. You can also leave this overnight if you wish to.
Lemon And Turmeric
Freshly squeeze a few drops of lemon juice and add a pinch of turmeric in it. Mix the ingredients well. Apply this on your lips and leave it on for 15 minutes. You can wash the mixture off after 15 minutes in cold water and pat dry. Repeat this every day.
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