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  • Writer's pictureDr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam

How to Get Soft Pink Lips Naturally at Home

Many people desire to have soft and pink lips, as they are often considered a sign of beauty and health. However, lips come in different colors, sizes, and shapes, and there is nothing wrong with having darker or lighter lips than the average. The color of the lips depends largely on the amount of melanin in the skin, which is a natural pigment that gives the skin its color. Some people may have more melanin in their lips than others, which makes them darker.

However, there are some factors that can cause the lips to lose their natural color and become dry, dull, or discolored. These include:

  • Smoking

  • Sun exposure

  • Dehydration

  • Vitamin deficiency

  • Allergic reactions

  • Certain medications

  • Hormonal changes

  • Injury or infection

If you want to restore the natural color and softness of your lips, you can try some simple home remedies that are safe and effective. These remedies use natural ingredients that can nourish, moisturize, exfoliate, and lighten your lips. Here are some of the best ways to get soft pink lips naturally at home:

1. Sugar Scrub

One of the easiest ways to get rid of dead skin cells and improve blood circulation on your lips is to use a sugar scrub. Sugar is a natural exfoliant that can gently remove the dry and flaky skin from your lips and make them smooth and soft. You can make your own sugar scrub by mixing one teaspoon of sugar with one teaspoon of honey or almond oil. Honey and almond oil are natural moisturizers that can hydrate and heal your lips.

To use this scrub, apply it on your lips and gently massage with your finger for a few minutes. Then rinse it off with warm water and pat your lips dry. Apply a lip balm afterwards to seal in the moisture. You can use this scrub once or twice a week to get soft pink lips.

2. Beetroot Juice

Beetroot is a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and natural pigments that can give your lips a beautiful pink hue. Beetroot juice can also help reduce the inflammation and pigmentation on your lips caused by sun exposure or other factors. You can use fresh beetroot juice as a natural lip stain or as a lip mask.

To use beetroot juice as a lip stain, grate a small piece of peeled beetroot and squeeze out its juice. Apply it on your lips with a cotton ball or your finger and let it dry. You can reapply it for a deeper color. To use beetroot juice as a lip mask, mix it with some honey or milk and apply it on your lips. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it off with water. You can do this once or twice a week to get soft pink lips.

3. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is another natural ingredient that can help you get soft pink lips. Aloe vera gel has soothing, healing, and moisturizing properties that can treat various lip problems such as dryness, chapping, cracking, or peeling. Aloe vera gel can also help lighten the dark spots or patches on your lips caused by hyperpigmentation.

To use aloe vera gel on your lips, cut a fresh aloe vera leaf and scoop out its gel. Apply it on your lips and leave it on for as long as you want. You can also store the gel in an airtight container in the refrigerator and use it whenever you need it. You can apply aloe vera gel on your lips daily to get soft pink lips.

4. Rose Water

Rose water is another natural remedy that can give you soft pink lips. Rose water has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties that can help soothe, cleanse, and rejuvenate your lips. Rose water can also help balance the pH level of your lips and restore their natural color.

To use rose water on your lips, dip a cotton ball in some rose water and gently dab it on your lips. You can also add some honey or glycerin to rose water for extra moisturization. You can do this twice or thrice a day to get soft pink lips.


These are some of the natural home remedies that can help you get soft pink lips naturally. However, you should also take care of your lips by following some simple tips, such as:

  • Drink plenty of water to keep your lips hydrated.

  • Avoid licking or biting your lips, as this can dry them out and cause irritation.

  • Apply a lip balm with SPF to protect your lips from sun damage.

  • Avoid smoking, as it can stain your lips and harm your health.

  • Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables to provide your lips with essential nutrients.

By following these tips and using these remedies regularly, you can achieve naturally pink lips that are dewy soft and beautiful.

Dr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam, MD, FRCP (London), FACP (USA)

Internal Medicine Specialist

Kify Hospital



Phone : 85000 23456


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