Can you feel the love in the air? It’s February and you must be preparing yourself for the romantic date evening. Valentine’s Day reminds us of red roses, soft fragrances, romantic dinner and spending the evening with the special person in your life. So, it is the time to get the sexy pout on! But the dry winter has taken a toll on your lips, making it dry, chapped and unhealthy. But don’t worry girls, follow these easy steps and get the kissable lips just in time for the big day.
THE STEPS TO GET THE LUSCIOUS LIPS:
Exfoliation is a must to remove the dead skin cells and the flaky skin, giving you soft and supple lips. Get a soft bristled brush (read baby brush) and exfoliate your lips every day. Don’t use your regular brush that will be very harsh for the super sensitive skin of your lips. Another way to exfoliate your lips with soft cotton cloth. Wet the cloth with any liquid, be it water, or rose water and gently rub your lips. Do it daily.
You can use some homemade scrub too. In a glass bowl take some sugar, a few drops of lemon juice and honey or glycerine or coconut oil. You can add 1 drop of essential oil of your choice. Remember that sugar scrub is the best scrub for lips. Use it regularly. You can buy any ready-made lip scrub from the market. Today many brands have brought good lip scrubs. You can search them here.
I know you never forget to moisturize your face every day. But surprisingly you forget your lips. So, choose a good lip balm to moisturize your lips. You can use shea butter every day at night. Buy shea butter from here. You can dab some honey or coconut oil on your lips and wash off after 5 minutes to get soft, plump lips. Always carry a lip balm with you, wherever you go or how long you stay outside. And make sure that each time when you apply lipstick use lip balm underneath. For good lip balms visit here.
Save your lips from the damaging effects of the sun’s UV rays. So, pick up a lip balm infused with the sun protection factor (SPF). Choose the products with high SPF, like 15/20 or more. Like your face cream, use it 30 minutes before you step out. As lips have almost no melanin, so they need more protection than the face. It’s better to opt for matte lipsticks and try to skip gloss. Lip glosses increase the chances of sun damage. Moreover matte one can lock moisture into your lips more effectively.
The skin of the lips is thinner and has no oil glands. Oil protects the skin from harsh weather and from the outside elements. That’s why lips always tend to dry, chapped and rough. So, drink plenty of water. Always carry enough water with you.
5. Include Variety Of Fruits And Vegetables In Your Daily Diet:
A good diet makes your lips healthy and natural and gives you the pink lips that you always dream of. Increase the intake of vegetables or fruit salads. Stay away from spicy and oily foods.
If you follow these simple tips, you will get that natural pink lips. With them, you have to follow some don’ts.
Don’t Bite Or Lick:
Biting lips is a bad habit that causes chapped and dark lips. And licking them with your tongue makes the lips dry. If you have the habits, give up now.
Don’t Use Cheap Cosmetics:
Cheap lipsticks make the lips dry and dark and they may cause serious skin issues too. Always use a moisturizing lipstick with vitamin E or jojoba oil. And buy from good brands. Check some good brands on Purplle, Nykaa, amazon.
So, girls, while you are planning for a perfect date night, don’t forget these easy but effective tips. Your look will be complete with perfectly kissable lips. Now, let me take an off, the romantic evening is waiting for you. Have a happy Valentine’s Day.
Thanks for reading.
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