Plump and pink lips is what we all desire and people with thin lips usually opt for lip pumping treatments that are way too expensive and need maintenance.
Lip plumping lip balms and lip glosses are in trend and they do work; have you ever thought of making your own lip plumping product that us all natural and also helps make your lips softer and reduce pigmentation? Below is a recipe for lip plumping and lightening lip scrub-
Sugar and jaggery- Jaggery and sugar contains natural AHA- Glycolic acid that gradually helps exfoliate lips, remove dead skin layer and lighten pigmentation with time. Sugar and jaggery together helps gently buff dead skin cells and soften and moisturize lips. Jaggery also has nourishing and moisturizing properties.
Sesame Oil- Sesame oil has nourishing and moisturizing benefits that keeps lips soft and plump. It also helps repair dryness and chapped lips. Sesame oil also makes a great oil base in this scrub recipe.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon helps gently irritate the lips, boost circulation and give your lips a plumping effect. It also has gentle buffing or exfoliating action that helps slog off dead skin cells. READ MORE – NATURAL REMEDIES FOR GRAY HAIR
RECIPE FOR LIP PLUMPING AND LIGHTENING SCRUB:
Things you need-
- 2 tablespoons fine sugar
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon melted jaggery
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
Mix together 2 tablespoons fine sugar, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 tablespoon melted jaggery and 2 teaspoons sesame oil. Mix until well combined. If you do not have fine sugar and/or cinnamon powder, grind both in a grinder. Transfer to an easy to use jar and use it up within 2 weeks. Best stored in a refrigerator if the weather is hot and humid.
To use, simply take a small amount and massage on damp lips. Let it sit for 5 minutes and wipe off and rinse. Follow up with your lip balm or lip stick.
PS. This scrub legit smells like cinnamon rolls 😋 . READ MORE – OVERNIGHT COFFEE FACE MASK TO TIGHTEN AND BRIGHTEN SKIN