Listen up ladies: Here’s your quick guide to daily lip care

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 07, 2015 17:57 IST
Lips need as much care as the rest of our body. (Image Bazaar)

Our lips need as much care as the rest of our body. Just like you have a skin care ­routine, you need to have a lip care ­routine too. Here’s how you go about it.

Sugar Lip Scrub

Honey helps moisturise your lips (Images Baazar)

Take 1 tbsp of honey, sugar and essential olive oil. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl for a thick consistency. Now, apply this mixture on your lips. Gently stroke the scrub along with your finger on your lips. Wash with hot water and promptly apply a lip balm to secure moisture.

Lip Balm

Lemon can be that alternate lip balm. (Images Baazar)

Before going to bed at night, apply 1 tbsp of lemon juice in 3-4 drops of coconut oil on your lips. Leave it overnight. Lemon will help in reducing ­darkness and pigmentation.

Massage your lips

Massaging will make your lips as smooth as rose petal. (Images bazaar)

Massage your lips regularly with milk cream or yogurt to lighten lip colour. This will also keep lips moisturised. You can also use a mixture of crushed rose petals and milk cream to get pink lips.

Lip Mask

Lip mask can be easily made at home using honey, lemon juice and gram flour. (Images Baazar)

Make a lip mask using gram flour, honey and lemon juice. Rub your lips daily with this mask and leave it on for five minutes before you rinse off.

(With inputs by Anupama Malhotra, beauty expert)

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