Post Monsoon Lip Care

Your lips are thrice as sensitive as your skin, and therefore they need more attention and care.

Are you wondering why your lips are suddenly not as pink as they used to be and are turning darker day by day? Well, worry not you are not alone.

Unless it is genetic, several health, dietary and lifestyle factors can make your lips dark. If you smoke, you may have darker lips than your non-smoking friends. Sometimes, cosmetics may also have chemicals that can turn your lips dark.

A vitamin deficiency may also lead to lip discoloration. Maintain a healthy diet and eat lots of fruits and vegetables rich in Vitamin C to get rid of dark lips. It is also advisable to check the water quality at home. If your tap water is chlorinated it can also give you darker lips. Your lips are thrice as sensitive as your skin, and therefore they need more attention and care.

Olive oil for dark lips

You may have known about olive oils benefits for your health, skin and hair, but did you that it can also give you rosy pink lips and moisturize them too? Prepare your own natural scrub by mixing one-half teaspoon of sugar and a few drops of extra virgin olive oil.

Scrub your lips gently with this mixture once a week for best results. In fact, you can use olive oil alone to protect them from drying out or becoming chapped. Use it just like any other commercially bought lip balm or chap-stick.

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