We all desire soft, pink and healthy lips but factors like smoking, lip biting, Winters, dry weather, lack of care, too much melanin production can turn your lips darker! This can restrict you from using simple gloss or lip balms and you often have the only option to wear full coverage lipsticks or show off dark lips. Not to worry as here we have easy home remedy to lighten and beautify your lips with an ingredient that is easily available- turmeric! Yes, turmeric not only helps lighten your skin tone but it works equally well in lightening your dark lips. Below is how you could use turmeric to lighten lips along with its benefits:
- Turmeric has mild bleaching properties that lighten the lips.
- Turmeric can alleviate hyperpigmentation and restore your lip’s original color. Hyperpigmentation is one of the main causes of uneven tones on your lips that cause dark spots.
- It helps build up the kind of melanin content to maintain an even lip colour.
TURMERIC MILK MASK- In a bowl, add 1 teaspoon Of turmeric powder and to it, add cold raw milk little by little with continuous stirring until you get a thick paste. Apply the paste on your lips evenly and let it sit for 10 minutes. Wash it off with little massaging. Follow with a lip balm.
TURMERIC BROWN SUGAR SCRUB- Take some turmeric in a bowl and add rose water to it so as to obtain a spreadable paste. Add brown sugar too it and mix well. Use this as a lip scrub regularly. Store it in fridge.