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Clean All The Impurities From Lips

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Right way of scrubbing can help you clean all the impurities from lips skin. Lips are very sensitive and hence I advice to use home remedies as they are chemical free.

Who else hates those stubborn dark and rough patches on lips that refuse to go away despite a lot of efforts? I know I do. Those dark lips you see are actually the dead cells and dirt accumulated on your skin. They make your skin look dull and lifeless. So, to achieve the happy skin we all crave, I’ve put together a complete guide for you. Follow these steps and you’ll definitely see a difference.

clean all the impurities from lips

Accumulation of dead skin cells and impurities on our skin, not only makes it rough but also darker in appearance. So to keep the pollutants away, clean all the impurities from lips once in a while.
The most effective way to get rid of those dead skin cells from your lips is exfoliation. Using cleansing products regularly is one way to ensure that the dead cells don’t accumulate on your skin. You could also use home remedies such as lemon & honey, sugar scrub, olive oil massage etc.
Due to the kind of changes that we are seeing in the weather lately, the impurities in the air, bathing a day is not enough to keep your lip skin clean and soft. You need to give some extra care. Gently exfoliating your lip skin once a week is essential to prevent the accumulation of dead skin cells. Other than that, I suggest you use trusted cosmetic brands lipsticks and lip balms.

How to clean all the impurities from lips

The dead cells are very stubborn, so to get rid of them for good, we need to properly clean it. Use an exfoliating scrub with very fine granules. Massage your lips and leave it on for a few minutes. Remember to wash it off with cold water to avoid any lip burn. Do not forget to moisturize after! Do this once a week and you’ll keep those dead cells at bay! Lips skin does not has the ability to produce moisture itself and hence it is a daily responsibility of individuals to use moisturizers and lip balms to keep lips soft.
Remember that lip skin is very delicate even more that your facial skin. So, to begin exfoliating, you need to make your skin soft. Use a light scrub which contains only natural extracts and has bigger granules. Massage it onto your skin for at least 15 minutes. Keep it on for 10 minutes and wash it off with cold water. You’ll notice that your lips will look fairer and after moisturizing it will become soft. Follow this regularly and those stubborn dead cells wouldn’t accumulate on your skin and with weekly cleaning and everyday moisture it will turn pink.

Natural Remedies to clean lip impurities:

  1. Lemon Scrub: As you all know that lemon has bleaching properties. So it’s very effective in dead skin cells removal. Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice with a tablespoon of rose water and add some gram floor to make it a paste. It should be a runny consistency. Apply it on your lips and using a brush, massage it in circular motion for few minutes. It will scrub away any dirt and impurities.
  2. Sugar Scrub: Use sugar with fine granules and add a few drops of lemon juice and olive oil to make it a paste. Apply it on and gently massage it in circular motions using your fingertips. The sugar particles will help in clearing away any the top layer of dirt from lips and make it soft and pink. Use powdered sugar and keep this paste thick.
  3. Honey and Oats Treatment: This mask not only helps in removing dead skin cells but also makes lips fair. Mix some oats and honey and add few drops of water to make it a paste. Spread it on your lips like a mask and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash it off while scrubbing in circular motions. You’ll have baby soft lip skin in no time.
  4. Aloe Vera: Among the million health benefits of Aloe Vera, it also helps it keeping dead skin cells at bay. It is a good source of anti-oxidants and skin cleansing agents. It is a vital ingredient in acne clearing creams and scrubs.
    Cut open an Aloe Vera leaf and take out the gel. Mix it with few drops of lemon juice massage it on your lips using a brush. Leave it on for 30 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
  5. Fruit Scrub: Smash a few pieces of banana and papaya, add a few drops of honey and orange juice. Apply it to the lips like a face pack and leave it on until it completely dries. Wash it off using cold water. This pack will make your lip skin noticeably fair.

Additional Tips:

  1. Always clean lips and moisturize your lips after having food because foods contain various acids that can hurt and dry lips. Dry skin is more prone to become chapped and cracked.
  2. While using a toothbrush to scrub, make sure you don’t hurt your skin. The bristles of the toothbrush should be soft and press lightly while massaging.
  3. Home remedies are always effective. You need to use them a few times before you see a big difference. Use it a few times a week and you’ll definitely see a difference.
  4. Lip cleaning should be done once or twice a week and not more than that.

These all tips are very helpful to clean all the impurities from lips and lighten its tone. If you using some different remedy for lip cleansing than share it in comments.