Wrinkles on lips and around it are amongst the first signs of aging to show on your face. Lip wrinkles can also occur due to smoking or over exposure to sunlight. Lack of proper hydration also creates fine lines that cause wrinkled lips. In order to keep your lips petal soft kissable, follow these simple tips and flaunt those wonderful coral shades of lipstick on them.
Tips to keep your Lips soft like Petals:
1. Keep the tongue in your mouth not the lips
A habit of licking or biting your lips will replete them of moisture and make them sensitive. Make a conscious effort to keep your tongue in the mouth and not on your lips.
2. Protect lips from the harsh weather
The skin on the lips is very thin and sensitive and is susceptible to sunburn and damage. Be sure to wear a sunscreen protected lip balm whenever stepping out. The lip balm may be worn under your lipstick or just coat over it.
3. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate
There is nothing better than water as a natural hydration for your skin, whether for your face or your lips. Drink a least 8-10 glasses of water a day. This may be a cliched advise but oh so true!
Just like the skin elsewhere on your body, your lips also accumulate dead cells on its surface. To get rid of these dead cells and to make your lips look soft and healthy, you need to exfoliate them regularly. Take a little sugar in half a teaspoon of olive oil and massage your lips gently with it. While brushing your teeth every day, wash the brush of any toothpaste and try brushing your lips gently with it. This also exfoliates the dead skin from your lips.
5. Moisturize those pearls called lips
Remember you want to lock in the moisture. So make sure you are using a sun protected lip balm on your lips to moisturize them. Make a habit of applying lip balm every day before you step out and also before you go out. You may try old fashioned glycerine with a few drops of lemon added to it to on your lips before going to bed.
6. Apply a lip mask
Mash a small piece of papaya with a little honey to make a paste. Apply this paste on your lips after exfoliating them. Leave on for about 10 minutes and was off. This will increase the circulation of blood to lips and give you fuller and softer lips.
Follow the above tips regularly and build up a proper lip care routine in conjunction with your skin care regime and smile your way to beautiful petal soft kissable lips.
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