Naturally rosy lips enhance the beauty of a woman. Every woman wishes to have rosy and pink lips that are visually appealing. Those who have dark lips want to lighten them. There are many reasons for having dark lips. Sometimes they are genetically inherited but there are many other causes also that contributes to darker lips like excessive exposure to sun’s UV rays, use of low grade cosmetics, smoking, chewing tobacco, hormonal imbalance and high caffeine intake. However, there are many natural ways to lighten dark lips and look your best. There is no need to buy expensive products to lighten them. Here are 10 effective solutions to lighten dark lips at home using ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen pantry.
10 Natural Ways To Lighten Your Dark Lips:
The bleaching properties of lemon works well for lighten dark lips. The high antioxidant qualities and certain beneficial acids like citric acid and alpha-hydoxy acid contained in lemon works together to peel of top layer of the skin safely. Exfoliating the dead skin cells, a new skin appears which is lighter, softer and pinkish. Just squeeze the juice of a lemon and apply it on your lips before going to bed. Regular application of this remedy for a month will show promising result. Rubbing a slice of lemon on your lips sprinkling sugar is another effective way to exfoliate dead skin cells and lighten dark lips.
Rose and ingredients derived from rose like rose oil, rose water etc. have been used for centuries as beauty treatment. Rose contains anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, soothing and moisturizing properties. Strengthening skin cells, it can regenerate skin tissue. All these properties can help to lighten your dark lips. Whether you use rose water, rose oil or rose petal paste, all of them are effective in bringing a pink tint to your lips. There are several ways you can do it.
Soak some rose petals in raw milk for an hour or two. Make a paste grinding them. Add ½ tsp. of honey and a pinch of saffron to this paste. Mix well and apply on your lips and leave it for 15-20 minutes on your lips and them wash off. Do this regularly for 2-3 weeks and see the result.Combine few drops of rose water and mint juice and apply daily for a week or more to get convincing result.You can make effective scrub to lighten your lips, adding butter, honey or milk cream in rose petal paste.
Sugar scrub is an excellent and popular remedy for exfoliating dark lips. Just mix sugar with olive oil, butter or milk cream and gently scrub with your fingers. Using this remedy 2-3 times a week will make your lips pinky, soft and attractive.
Olive oil has excellent moisturizing properties. Regular massage with this nutrient dense oil can help to restore the shine and softness to your lips and regain the original color of your lips. Take half tea spoon of olive oil and add few drops of olive oil to it. Apply on lips and scrub gently. Do this once a week to get convincing result.
Strawberries are loaded with antioxidants and minerals and are widely used in cosmetics by beauty industry. the ellagic acid present in strawberries can help in preventing sun damage and wrinkle formation and juice from strawberries with acidic content can help to lighten the dark lips. Crush 6-7 strawberries, add 1tsp baking soda to the pulp and mix thoroughly. Apply this mixture on your lips and leave for 10 minutes and then wash off. Repeat this remedy several times a week to get promising result.
Almond is rich in nutrients like vitamin E, B2, B6, fatty acids and many other minerals which help to even skin tone, improve complexion, and prevent wrinkles and sun damage. Same effect can be achieved when applied regularly on your lips for lightening dark lips.
High in antioxidant and folate, beet has the ability to repair the cells of our body and can be used to transform dry dark lips into soft, pinky lips using its natural bleaching properties and power of stimulating blood circulation. Apply fresh beetroot juice on the lips at bed time and leave it to work overnight and wash off next morning. Do it once daily to get good result.
This nutrient laden fruit can be a good remedy for treating dark lips and restore their original color. Penetrating deep into the skin it will and makes your dry dehydrated lips well hydrated and moisturized and restore their original color. Apply pomegranate juice daily on your lips.
For more effective result you can prepare a scrub with crushed pomegranate seeds adding I tsp. rose water and little milk cream. Apply the scrub on your lips and gently scrub for few minutes and massage gently. Leave for few minutes and wash off.Practicing these natural remedies to regularly for few weeks will help to lighten the lips and make them attractive and charming.