Men are not now like that before when my father or grandfather did not care about their grooming. Today’s boys and men are smarter than those of vouge. Now they like to prepare their every public part of the body from hair to toe. So, why your lips do not get extra care as they are the attention-grabbers.
Men’s lips are usually less reddish than girls. Smoking is an important reason for their lips darkness. The cigarette stains a dark hue on their lips. Men move more in the sun rays. It is another big one to cause their lips discolored.
Besides smoking and UV rays; taking a huge amount of tea or coffee, warm wind, licking lips etc. are also the reasons for having black lips (not only for men, these are also liable for dark lips in women).
Men are also less careful of their lips. So, their lips are drier prone and get darkness more than women. But, guys remember that women like the boys thousands of time who have charming lips.
Pink lips are always sexy and girls will love them more with smooth reddish lips if they have (FOLLOW THESE 4 TIPS)
I will show you the most usable ways, including home remedies, daily lip care routine, and the most important, the cigarette issue.
1. Stop Smoking (I could do it)
Smoking is greatly harmful to health. It is injurious to facial skin too. It darkens the skin on/around the lips. It mainly leaves a stain that looks dark. Besides, it dries and burns up the lip skin. Thus, you get dark lips.
So, what to do? Quit smoking just right away and notice your lips will get back their previous natural color.
Despite trying hard, you could not quit smoking? Then read “Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking“. The book is a complete guide to quitting smoking easily and permanently.
2. Exfoliate Your Lips
Exfoliation lightens the lips. Scrubbing removes the dry skin cells of the lips. So, normally lips look neat, even and bright. Exfoliate the lips once or twice a week but not more than two times. The best time to scrub the lips is morning (before going outside) and night (before bedtime). Now the question- what are the good lip exfoliants or scrubs?
Use “Sara happ the lip scrub, PEPPERMINT“. Or you can try natural elements.
Sugar and Honey: Mix equal amount of sugar and honey. Apply this mixer on your lips. Then massage your lips politely for 2 minutes.
Soft Toothbrush: During brushing your teeth, just rub your lips softly. You see, it removes the dry and dark skin. The first time, you feel uneasy and irritation on your lips. Gradually, it will be okay. You can read “How to exfoliate your lips perfectly“. In this article, I described 12 natural ways to scrub your lips at home easily.
3. You Must Use Lip Balm 24/H
Dryness builds up dead skin cells, dark spots, wrinkles, and darkness on the lips. Even, your lips can be cracked, chapped or bled for severe dryness. Using lip balm keep the lips always protected and moisturized. So, the best step is to moisten the lips with a good lip balm. Search internet, you will get lots of moistening creams or balms. Use “Chapfix Lip Balm“. It is a nice lip moisturizer for men.
Use lip balm whenever you feel the dryness of your lips. I follow lip balm after cleansing my face in the morning and must apply some Vaseline before going to bed. Vaseline is a powerful moisture to keep the skin hydrated.
[ Read Also: 13 easy ways to use Vaseline for face and skin care ]
4. Use Some Home Remedies
You will get many home remedies that will make your lips naturally pink. Such as- rose petals, cucumber slices, beetroot juice, carrot juice, lemon juice and so on. You don’t need to apply all these natural ingredients. Just use the ones below.
Honey: It is a great natural moisturizer that you can use on your lips. Apply some pure honey on the lips and leave it over the night. The lips absorb the honey into the deep of the skin. So, you will have soft and smooth lips from morning to night. Honey is also an anti-aging agent. It helps to make your lips healthy and young.
[ Read also: how to use honey for lip care to keep them always soft ]
Rose Petals: No doubt, rose petals give a nice-looking rosy color on the skin after applying. Rose petals are also anti-oxidants that mean it protects your lips from being aged and various risks. Crush some rose petals and mix some milk with it. Now prepare a paste. Apply this solution on your black lips. Rub your lips with it for 2 minutes. Then wash your lips off. Now see your lips are brighter. Thus, you can get pink lips, men!!!
Lemon Juice: It is a natural bleaching and anti-aging property. Lemon juice bleaches the dark patches, dark spots on the lips. When you get time, just pat your lips with lemon juice. You should do it at least once or twice a day. Gradually, it will remove the dark lines, wrinkles or any other brown spots of your lips. (be careful lemon juice can dry out your lips, so use lip balm afterward)
Also, follow these tips to remove the darkness from your lips
- Don’t go in the sun more. If go, coat your lips with a good sunscreen.
- Drink 10 glasses of water a day.
- Don’t lick your lips when you feel dryness on the lips. Keep a lip balm always.
- Eat many watery vegetables and fruits, like cucumber, pineapples etc. These fruits keep the skin juicy and hydrated. Also, the skin looks glossy.
- Don’t take more than 3 cups of tea or coffee.
Hey, men, that’s enough to turn your lips bright, red, soft and pink. If you like this article, share it with others. I again say, don’t smoke and your lips will gradually get pink and smooth.