Everyone can admit to the fact that pink lips are admirable and attractive, whether it is on a guy or girl. This is the reason many find ways to make their lips soft and pink.
However, there are easy ways for you to get yourself pink lips naturally in Nigeria. You do not have to use harsh chemical substances that could be of potential harm to your skin. Read on below:
How to get Pink lips naturally in Nigeria
Honey and lemon mask
Honey and lemon are very useful for many things and many know them as a good skin regimen. These two are in fact very useful when they are combined, because they solve many problems. Here is how:
Honey is a natural moisturizer and lemon juice acts as a natural bleach. Performing these functions, you can see how these two works to improve the quality of your lips.
One teaspoon of honey
1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
A glass container
Coconut oil has been known for long to work wonders. It helps to eradicate dull lips and gradually unveil pink lips. It can also be used as a lip balm. Coconut oil contains fundamental unsaturated fats that keep skin and lips moisturized, hydrated and healthy. Always remember that the key to soft and pink lips is hydration.
Coconut oil also helps to reduce pain through chapped lips. Apply a little oil on the tip of your finger and spread it on your lips. You can also apply coconut oil before bed. Do this for the first 14 days and you will notice outstanding results.
Sugar and olive oil or coconut oil
When it comes to the beauty of the body, which includes skin, face, and lips, exfoliation is very important. Exfoliation helps to remove dead skin cells also reveals the cells of the new skin.
When it comes to the lips, sugar and oil are an excellent way to exfoliate and nourish it as well. All you need to do is make this into a solution and scrub. It holds lots of benefits for your skin.
One tablespoon brown sugar or white sugar
One tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil (use extra virgin oil for added benefits)
Aloe vera gel mask
Aloe vera is one of the most magical plants in nature: Aloe vera has many purposes and one of such is the treatment of lips.
If you have cuts of any kind on your lips or you find that your lips are dry and need more hydration, then aloe vera gel mixed with coconut oil or olive oil will do the trick.
Fresh aloe vera gel
Olive oil or coconut oil
How to prepare
Take a fresh leaf of aloe vera gel
Slice it in the middle.
Scoop out the gel using a spoon
Put it in a glass container.
Add a few drops of olive oil or coconut oil to the gel.
Store in the refrigerator.
Use this as you would use your lip balm.
Almond oil is another natural product that will help to give your lips a wonderful glow. Almond oil contains emollient properties that smoothen and revive the cells in the lips by removing the unhealthy black colour and giving it a natural pink glow.
Almond oil also helps to ward off bacteria in/on the lips so as to prevent any further discoloration.
All you need is a bottle of Almond oil
Apply two drops on your lips overnight. You will start to see results in about 10 days.
Lip balm and toothbrush
This is a basic and age long method of getting rid of dry and dark lips. All you need is a good quality lip balm with its thick consistency and a soft toothbrush or washcloth. Apply this on your lips and use it as a scrub.
Cucumber is a great ingredient for skin lightening as well as lips lightening. The water content in it can be used to moisturize the lips. You can keep slices of cucumber on your lips for about 15 minutes on a daily basis, you will notice that they would become fairer and softer.
One of the major causes of dark lips is collected dead cells. Baking soda is powerful when it comes to removing dead cells on the lips. This will help fight discoloration. When you apply baking soda directly on the lip, the results are immediate.
Dark lips can also be caused by dehydration of the entire body. Ensure you drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water every day. This is the easiest way order to prevent dark lips and of course get natural pink lips.
Beetroot is rich in micronutrients and minerals which have lots of health and beauty benefits, especially for your lips. If you apply beetroot daily on your lips, your lips would be pink and start to glow. All you need is a slice or piece of beetroot on your lips to leave a tinge of pink. You can also mix beetroot with carrot paste; this will give it an attractive shade.
Milk cream is full of nutrients and moisture that makes it a good lightening remedy. Take some milk cream and add rose petals to it Allow it to cool in the refrigerator. Take the solution and massage on your lips. Let it rest on your lips for about 15 minutes then wash it off. This will make your lips pink in just a few days.
Other tips for making lips pink
Avoid smoking. This makes the lips dark and also deteriorates one’s health
Avoid drinking too much tea and coffee. Caffeine contributes to dark lips
Avoid direct contact of the sun as constant exposure to U.V rays contribute to dull looking lips
Avoid licking your lips as this can make them dry and chapped.
Eat healthily: Fruits and vegetables are a good source of natural vitamins and minerals that help nourish the skin and lips.