Lips are the most sensual part of our face. The more attractive the lips, the more attractive the person looks. Whether women or men, everybody desires smooth and fuller-looking lips because that is what makes the lips look more kissable right?. In an official survey of ACTA, the official journal of Italian society, it was found that fuller, plump and cupid bow-shaped lips are considered ideal lips.
Desire for lips like Kylie Jenner, Angelina Jolie are increasing bit by bit as for, who wouldn’t want to grab the mass attention with their plumped and pouty lips. Most people nowadays suffer from dry and chapped lips and unfortunately, they go for various chemical treatments that don’t last long.
The skin of your lips is much thinner than the rest of your skin on your body or even face, so undoubtedly it requires extra care and attention to look gorgeous and attractive. So, here are some tips for your plump and hydrated lips, which you are craving for, right now!
Tips for Plump and Hydrated Lips
Dehydration is more inclined to cause dry and chapped lips, your body is made of 75% water, and keeping your body hydrated should be your main focus as it will automatically prevent drying and chapping of lips making your skin look plumper including the lips. You should at least consume 8 glasses of water a day.
2. Wear Your SPF
Your lips demand much more sun protection than your face and body. Lips lack melanin, a pigment that protects your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. Thus, it becomes more essential to use a sunblock product or a lip balm that contains SPF. This will help you to prevent your lips from getting pigmented.
3. Don’t Lick
Many people have a habit of constantly licking their lips due to anxiousness or when it’s winter or if their lips get dry but many of you are unaware of the fact that your saliva consists of certain digestive enzymes which destroys the protective barrier of the lips making them more dry or even leads to peeling and flaking. Keep applying your lip balm to prevent licking.
4. Scrub and Exfoliate
The main concern is to remove dead skin cells from your lips, and it can be done with both, a cream-based scrub and a chemical-based exfoliator. Use any of this method once or twice a week by applying a small amount of scrub or exfoliator on your lips and rubbing it in a circular motion with your fingers or you can also use a toothbrush. It will shed off all the dead skin cells that make your lips dry and flaky and will also improve the pigmentation.
5. Stay Away from Matte Lipsticks
Matte lipsticks are loved as they are long-lasting and make your lips look super rocking but often tend to dry your lips and make them look chapped and dry. This is because it contains more wax than oils so it is better to choose a matte lipstick with vitamin E and jojoba oil, they are less prone to drying. Plus, it is better to avoid or use less matte lipstick if your lips are already of drying nature.
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6. Ground Cinnamon
Cinnamon (Daalchini) is a common ingredient that can be found in every household. It can be a phenomenal ingredient for your lips too, as it contains cassia oil which is a calming agent and can make your lips look more plump and fuller. There are many methods of using it on your lips but here are the best ones:
CINNAMON AND SUGAR: sugar is also an exfoliation agent, so using cinnamon and sugar together can be a powerful agent for your red gorgeous lips.
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar, and
- 1⁄2 tablespoon honey
Mix these ingredients and massage it for 4-5 minutes. Rinse and apply a lip balm.
CINNAMON AND OLIVE OR PEPPERMINT OIL: Peppermint oil creates a swelling effect while olive oil nourishes your lips, both can be effective in their own ways.
- 4-5 drop olive oil
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
- Or, 1⁄2 tablespoon cinnamon and 1 drop of peppermint oil.
Mix these ingredients and scrub it on your lips for 3 to 4 minutes. Rinse.
CINNAMON AND VASELINE: Vaseline is the most common lip balm used. This thing has the tendency to make your lips more hydrated and plump when used in the right way.
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder or oil
Mix these ingredients and apply it on your lips and let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Rinse and repeat 3 days a week.
7. Ice Cubes
We all know that how effective is rubbing ice cubes on your face, and rubbing it on your lips too works wonders. They increase blood circulation of your lips and thus making them more plum and red. It shoves off the dead skin cells also hydrates them.
- Freeze the ice cubes with normal water, or you can also add floral water or natural ingredients such as milk, cucumber, or coffee to boost its powerful properties. Massage it on your face for 1-2 minutes and repeat this process regularly.
8. Vitamin-E Mask
This powerful ingredient has skin-changing benefits and is also recommended by dermatologists. It consists of anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which work as a skin revitalizer for both skin and lips.
- There are vitamin E capsules available all over the market, you can directly apply it in your lips.
You can repeat this process every day.
9. Cayenne Pepper
This powerful spice is the most amazing and famous DIY which enhances lip plumping properties. It is tried and tested formula and due to its phenomenal properties and vitamin E content, makes it more effective. It causes swelling to your lips, making them more plump and fuller, plus who doesn’t love the hot pink lips.
- 1 tablespoon cayenne powder
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon oil
- 1 tablespoon clove oil
And apply them on your lips every day. You may feel a tingling sensation because of the pepper and cinnamon.
- 1 tablespoon cayenne powder
- 2-3 drops olive oil
And apply it to your lips for 4-5 minutes and then rinse off, follow with your favorite
10. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is considered most beneficial for your skin as it has high moisturizing benefits and makes your skin supple and soft. As we know that hydration is essential for plump lips, coconut oil here can work wonders. It boosts hydration and makes your lip look more glowy and breathtaking.
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1⁄2 tablespoon glycerine
Mix these ingredients thoroughly and let it stay overnight. Rinse in the morning.
No matter what the age or gender is everybody wants plump, hydrated and luscious-looking lips Without a doubt gorgeous plump lips are everywhere, even you have it, you just have to embrace it and by following our tips, you’ll definitely get your Dream dazzling LIPS.