Your lips need nurture and care to remain beautiful. Here are few tips to get a pair of fresh looking lips.
Drink at least 8 glasses of water daily to hydrate your lips. Supply your body enough fluid every day so that it will keep your lips hydrated. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables in good amount. It provides the nourishment needed for the lips.Exfoliating is must to remove the dead cells from the outer portion of the lips and bring a natural glow. Exfoliating can be done in different methods. With the help of a soft tooth brush just scrub your lip in a round about motion.
In this process the dead skin of the outer portion of the lips will be removed. In another process first moisten your lip with the help of cold cream or lip balm or oil and then use sugar as scrubber to remove the dead cells. In this way the dull dead outer portion of skin is removed and that gives you a natural shine and gloss.
when your lips get dried and become chapped you feel the urge to lick your lips to hydrate it. But resist yourself. Lickings just aggravate the problem and make your lips drier.Use lip balm, baby oil or cold cream to moisten your lips. Coconut oil is very thick and it makes your lips very soft after application. Products like shea butter, cocoa butter and vitamin E are good sources of moisture.
Avoid smoking because it discolors your teeth and lips and make it rough. While going out in scorching sunlight use a sun protection to protect your lip from sunburn. Mix a table spoon of honey and few drops of lemon juice. Apply it on your lip and leave it for at least 15 minutes. It removes sun burn and helps to bring back the natural color of the lips.
Butter and margarine are two things that make your lip smooth. Coat your lips with either of these two products before going to bed. It will make your lips juicy and plump.