The fine lines on the lips are an embarrassment for a woman. Apart from spoiling the beauty of your lips, they also add few extra years to your face. Although expensive cosmetic treatments such as lip augmentation, injecting fillers or laser treatment can reduce the fine lines, there are a number of inexpensive ways of erasing the fine lines naturally. You can easily prevent lipstick from bleeding into the vertical creases on your lips by modifying your habits and through easy natural treatments.
Here are some easy ways to diminish the tiny vertical lines on your lips
Exfoliating the lips, by sloughing off the damaged skin, stimulates regeneration of new skin cells. It exposes the younger skin with smaller number of fine lines. Furthermore, exfoliating the lips helps in reducing the dryness of the lips. The soft and moist lips are less likely to wrinkle. To exfoliate your lips make a lip exfoliator by combining a tablespoon of ground oatmeal and a teaspoon of honey or olive oil. Rub your lips once a week with the scrub.
To reduce appearance of fine lines on your lips make sure that your lips stay moist all the time. Saturate your lip with suitable lip balm. If needed reapply the lip balm several time a day. Homemade moisturizing remedies such as honey, olive oil, sweet almond oil and coconut oil are good options for keeping the lips moist and diminishing fine lines.
DIY Glycolic Acid Peel
You can also get rid of the tiny vertical lines on your lips with the help of homemade glycolic acid peel. Glycolic acid, which occurs naturally in cane sugar, is a mild peeling agent that helps in shedding the upper layer of the skin. Prepare the peel by combining cane sugar with lemon juice. Gently rub your lips with the mixture for a few minutes. Leave the mixture on your lips for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Vitamin E Oil
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant. It stimulates regeneration of the skin cells. To reduce fine lines on your lips, apply vitamin E oil. You can use wheat germ oil, which is the richest source of vitamin E, to moisturize your lips.
Papaya contains vitamins A, C and E that stimulate collagen production. It also provides enzymes that help in breaking down the dead skin cells. Applying mashed ripe papaya on the lips, makes the lips moist and soft and reduces appearance of fine lines.