Our lips needs to be maintained to always have that plump, beautiful pout. Here are ways to achieve a plump pout that is all girls envy.

Stop smacking your lips. Saliva damages the protective barrier which would dry your lips out as they have a digestive enzyme that breaks the barrier.  Instead try to use lip conditioners or lip balm to keep your lips moist. ingredients like coconut oil and beeswax protects your lips from the harsh air.

Sleeping with the air conditioner turned on will dry your lips out as air conditioner dries the air out. Use a humidifier to keep the air moist. Drink more water. Water is called life’s juice for a reason. It helps keep your body hydrated and gives your lips the plump look you are looking for.

Every part of our body is covered with skin cells. Skin cells are constantly being shed so use an exfoliator to remove the dead skin cells. If you have sensitive skin or your lips are very chapped or cracked use the exfoliator with caution as you might cause bleeding and irritate your lips. Protect your lips from the harsh enviroment by using lip products containing sunblock properties.

As much as matte lipsticks being all the rage now, matte lipsticks actually dries your lip alot. Using hydrating lipsticks with ingredients like glycerin or vitamin E would hydrate and reduce the lines on your lips. If you do need to put on a matte lipstick, put a layer or balm and let it sit on your lips to absorb the balm before blotting the excess away and applying your matte lipstick.


Sources: http://www.shape.com/lifestyle/beauty-style/7-tips-beautiful-lips