Lip oil — this is a kind of magic wand for every girl. Thanks to the oils, it is possible to make the lips soft, soft, plump and get rid of roughness and cracks. Also lips are an indicator of health. Surely, many of you noticed that if you get an infection or get cold, you will have a cold on your lips. In addition, everyone is familiar with the disease as herpes, with which each person encountered. Thanks to lip oils, you can easily get rid of such troubles, as well as prevent their occurrence. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the existing types of essential oils in order to know which one is better to choose.
There is a large variety of oils that help your lips look better and more attractive. Among them are those that are supplied by cosmetics companies, as well as those that can only be purchased at a pharmacy or in a specialized store. Beware of fakes, always read the oil on the label.
To date, among the cosmetic essential oils for the lips are leading products of such manufacturers:
- Nivea (Nivea);
- Libriderm aevit (Libliderm aevit);
- Sweet Kiss;
There are also lip oils from other manufacturers, however, the above are the most effective and popular. It is not recommended to use lip oils from unknown companies, as the result can be unpredictable.
Now let’s consider the types of natural lip oils that can be bought at a pharmacy, online store or at specialized points.
Shea butter or, as it is also called, shea, is used not only to moisturize the skin of the lips. It is used for hair, and for the face, and even for the hands. Its effect on the lips is noticeable after just one day.: Applying shea butter to the lips several times a day, as well as leaving it on the lips at night, in the morning you will find that your sponges have become much softer and the dry skin on them has disappeared without a trace.
Reviews of lip balms with cocoa butter are often the most positive. This oil can be used as part of the balm, and in pure form. Its effectiveness will not change because of this, just cocoa butter in the form of a balm is much more convenient to use. You can use this oil for lips several times a day, as a result of which the skin will become soft and smooth to the touch.
The best oil for lip skin care is castor oil. It is universal and very often used as a hair care product. Castor oil will help you if your lips are very sore and cracked, and also if they are too sensitive to temperature extremes.
Coconut oil is one of the best moisturizers for the skin of the lips, it is often included in the composition of various gloss and hygienic lipstick, which greatly simplifies its use. Coconut oil is great for dry lips and cracks.
Peppermint oil is usually sold at any pharmacy. The range of its use is quite wide: it is used to moisturize the skin of the lips, as a basis for peeling, as well as for healing cracks and colds on the lips. The composition of peppermint oil includes various vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A and E.
Jojoba oil is most often used in conjunction with other essential oils., as it enhances their effect due to its beneficial properties. Often, jojoba oil is added to hygienic lipsticks and lip gloss, which greatly simplifies its use.
Olive oil is one of the most common lip skin oils. On the basis of olive oil, various mixtures of other essential oils are prepared, and the result is very powerful and effective lip moisturizer.
Rose oil softens the lips, smoothes roughness and helps moisturize them if the skin on the lips is too dry. Besides, rose oil has a very pleasant aroma, and it is also used for homemade body masks.
In addition to the above oils, there are others that are equally popular and effective in the care of the delicate skin of the lips. These include:
- macadamian nut;
- sea buckthorn;
- cinnamon oil;
- tea tree oil;
- wheat germ oil;
- lemon balm oil;
- camphor and others.
As you can see, lip care oils are plentiful. If used correctly, these oils can even help to increase the lips without any operations! However, the essential oil must be natural, as in fake oils, the useful elements are much smaller, and they will not help with lip skin care. Read more about lip care in the video below.
If you do not trust pharmacies and shops, then you can easily make lip balm with your own hands at home. You do not need much time and ingredients. You can use absolutely any essential oils to create a lip balm, and the recipe of its preparation is as follows:
- Get natural beeswax and melt it in a water bath in the amount of twenty-five grams.
- Add 25-30 mg of any essential oils that you have in stock.
- Put the container with oils and wax on the fire and boil for a few minutes so that all the elements of the balm are well combined with each other.
- Removing the balm container from the heat, you need to add 3-4 drops of the oil essence of vitamin E or A, which you can buy at the pharmacy.
- At the end of cooking, add a little tea tree oil to give an unimaginable aroma to your balm, after which you can use it for its intended purpose.
This homemade lip balm will help you make them very soft and gentle, as well as protect them from temperature changes and dryness. Just do not forget to make sure that you are not allergic to this or that essential oil before you apply it on the lips.