They say a smile is world a thousand words and while that may be true, I believe a great smile starts with great lips. Your lips are the front gates to those beautiful teeth and without one another, your smile is lacking. So today, I am sharing 5 Natural Ways to Get Picture Perfect Lips so your smile is always on point!
5 Natural Ways to Get Picture Perfect Lips
Use a good sugar scrub – This is one of those DIY beauty things you can do. Sugar scrubs are great exfoliants and can help remove dead skin cells from your lips and even face. In return, you are left with smooth lips that will look perfect when you apply your lip product.
Drink water – Okay, this might be a given but it’s still worth mentioning. Water is essential to the body and if your not supplying enough to your body, your lips will show it. You know how sometimes your lips are dry no matter what you do? Well, did you try drinking lots of water? If you said no, then go do it right now! Water can be the easiest (and healthiest) of all fixes.
Humidify the air – Most of us sleep a good 8 hours and during that time, you can be doing your lips and overall skin a favor. Simply run a humidifier in your room at night while you sleep. It will help restore moisture in the air and into your skin making your lips look more luscious.
Protect your lips from the sun – Just as with any skin on your body, you should be protecting it from sun rays. Overexposure to sun is damaging and drying. Since lips lack melanin, they really need more protection so try using a product that contains some sort of SPF protectant in it.
Moisturize often – We moisturize our face and body on a daily basis but you may not always think of moisturizing your lips. Keep a moisturizing lip product around you at all times. Also make sure you avoid products that can be overly drying to your lips or contain lots of harmful ingredients as you could be allergic to them. For me, I like to choose products that contain ingredients I can actually pronounce! Can’t think of one off the top of your head? Keep reading because I have the solution for you!
Natural is always better
It’s a new year and many of us trying really hard to take better care of ourselves (myself included). However, I feel in order for you to really do that you have to make an entire lifestyle change. I am talking about watching what you put in and on your body, makeup included.
So I recently found out that Burt’s Bees has a new line of 100% Natural Lipsticks and I just had to give them a try!
I drove to my nearest Target and picked some up. The first issue was that I had a hard time choosing which colors I wanted to try.
After contemplating for awhile I went with the most neutrals colors I could find which were:
- Nile Nude
- Blush Basin
- Iced Iris
Before I tried them on my lips I gave them the good old hand test. Here is how the colors look on my skin. Keep in mind, I have an olive complexion so if you are fair skinned, these might be a bit bolder on you.
After trying them all on, I totally fell in love with the blush basin color and is something I could wear all day.
The thing I truly love about these lipsticks is that they don’t feel like a lipstick. I never used to be a fan simply because lipsticks would dry my lips out and make my lips look frozen in time. I hated the feeling so I would always stick with a lip balm or gloss. Now, that has all changed.
With Burt’s Bees lipsticks my lips are beautifully colored while being hydrated AND these are made with natural products. That means I am looking better and treating myself better too. A total Win-Win!
Additional Information Includes:
- Hydrates and moisturize dry lips for 8 hours
- 14 full coverage, satin-finish shades
- Creamy and lightweight feel, ideal for everyday wear
- 100% Natural
- Ingredients: Moringa, Raspberry Seed Oil, Beeswax, Vitamin E – Moringa oil is full of essential fatty acids and helps to soften and condition skin, while Raspberry seed oil improves skin elasticity, keeping your lips feeling lovely
- Available at Target
So do you think you will give these a try?