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How to Get Luscious Lips

How to Get Luscious Lips

Here are some fabulously simple, delicious all-natural ways to keep your lips moist, soft, and lusciously kissable. Since our lips contain no sebaceous glands, they canít moisturize themselves, and the small amount of saliva that reaches our lips via tongue-tip is often not sufficient to prevent our lips from becoming dehydrated.

After all, itís nearly Valentineís Day: here are some helpful hints for luscious lips. Pucker up!

1. Slick on a bit of cocoa butter for a moisturizing, chocolate-flavored lip treat. Itís colorless and not too shiny.

2. After brushing your teeth, GENTLY brush your lips as well. This will exfoliate and take away chapping, and will also plump up the lips temporarily.

3. Keep hydrated! Be sure to drink lots of water throughout the day.

4. A dab of honey on your lips will act as a humectant, drawing moisture from the air to your skin, keeping your lips soft, plump, and kissably sweet.

5. A dab of vegetable glycerin mixed with vitamin E or wheat germ oil makes an effective, nourishing moisture barrier. (Pure vegetable gycerin is available in natural food centers.)

Read more: Life, Make-Up, Skin Care, Valentine's Day

Adapted from 50 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 1999). Copyright (c) 1999 by Stephanie Tourles. Reprinted by permission of Storey Books.
Adapted from 50 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 1999).

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11:32PM PDT on Jul 1, 2013


11:29PM PDT on Jul 1, 2013

It is very good tips to follow.
Natural remedies work but take long time to see the final result.
If you want to fast result the you may try some natural lip plumper.
Good luck!

3:45PM PDT on Apr 28, 2013


3:45PM PDT on Apr 28, 2013


10:19AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

thanks, i'll put all these to practice since my lips suffer horribly throughout all 4 seasons

1:36AM PST on Feb 9, 2013

thank you :-)

2:54AM PST on Feb 5, 2013

Lusious lips,.... Yes , I could do with some,,,one eleses...!!

4:08PM PST on Jan 28, 2013

Will try the honey

1:29AM PST on Nov 13, 2012

Thank you :)

10:11PM PDT on Jul 14, 2012

Good tips, thanks

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