Ghee For Lips: 10 Fun Ways To Use This Desi Ingredient For That Perfect Pout

By | July 26, 2021
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What’s one thing all Indian moms insist you eat along with every meal? It’s the ‘maa ka laadla‘ ingredient, ghee! This Indian superfood has amazing health benefits and also some fabulous beauty benefits! Desi ghee is an age-old secret beauty ingredient. It contains vitamin A, vitamin E and antioxidants. Ghee, a staple in Indian kitchens for centuries; has only recently found global fame with celebrities like Yami Gautam advocating its usage. From chapped lips to dry elbows, utilising ghee for skin problems has been a part of the Indian skincare routine since ancient times. The ancient Indian civilisations used ghee to cure skin rashes along with treating broken bones and bruises. Learn here how to upgrade your daily skincare routine with ghee.

10 Easy Peasy Home Remedies For Gorgeous Even Toned Lips

1. Ruby Red DIY Lip Balm

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Beetroot is very rich in antioxidants. It not only makes the lips soft and supple but also gives a beautiful pink hue to your lips immediately. Ghee works wonders for your face as well, find 10 ghee face masks for every skin type here.

You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon of beetroot juice 
  • 1 tablespoon of desi ghee
  • Empty container

Method:

  1. Peel the beetroot.
  2. Chop it into small pieces after thoroughly washing it. Grate it.
  3. Use a sieve/muslin cloth to take out the juice from the grated beetroot.
  4. Mix one tablespoon of beetroot juice with a tablespoon of ghee. Stir well.
  5. Microwave the mixture for 30 seconds. Stir again.
  6. Pour this mixture carefully into an empty container.
  7. Keep this in the fridge for at least 20 minutes for proper solidification.

2. Ghee Lip Balm

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The first thing our mom tells us to do when we complain of chapped lips is to apply ghee. Lip balms and chapsticks may come and go. But ghee has proven to be highly effective in healing and curing dry, chapped lips.

You Will Need:

  • 4 tablespoons of ghee
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Method:

  1. Place a pan on low heat on the stove and add 4 tablespoons of ghee
  2. When melted, add 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of honey. 
  3. When the mixture turns to a liquid, pour it into a small flat container and let it freeze for 3 – 4 hours.
  4. When hardened, you can use it as a lip balm and store it in the freezer when not being used. 
  5. Your lips will thank you for the soft plumpness the ghee lip balm will leave it with.

3. Turmeric, Honey & Ghee Lip Balm

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This balm hydrates and moisturizes lips and keeps them luscious and soft. Turmeric is a well-known anti-pigmentation ingredient and it contains curcumin which is the potent compound in this.

You Will Need:

  • 3 tablespoons of ghee
  • 1 tablespoon of melted shea butter
  • ½ teaspoon of wild turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Method:

  1. You need to add ghee to a mixing jar. 
  2. Add in melted shea butter and mix it well. 
  3. To this, add wild turmeric powder and honey and mix it once again until it is homogeneous and lump-free. 
  4. Transfer this mixture to an easy-to-use jar and apply a generous layer on your lips before going to bed. 
  5. This can also be used throughout the day as a lip balm.

4. Coffee, Honey & Ghee Lip Balm

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A whiff of coffee awakens the senses, makes you feel luxuriant, warm and happy. It is an instant mood uplifter. This balm fights dryness, chapped lips and gives Lip a healthy, supply, gloss and pout ready appearance.

You Will Need:

  • 2 teaspoons of ground coffee
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon desi ghee

Method:

  1. Take two teaspoons of ground coffee in a small bowl.
  2. Add one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of desi ghee.
  3. Mix the ingredients well. And apply to your lips for 15 minutes.
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5. Honey, Sugar & Ghee Lip Scrub

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Using ghee and sugar on your lips helps remove any dead cells. The moisturising effect of ghee keeps the skin nourished and supple. While exfoliating the lips with a sugar scrub and honey would make your lips softer, it is always advisable not to overuse it. Exfoliating once or twice a week is enough.

You Will Need:

  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of ghee

Method:

  1. Take two teaspoons of sugar in a small bowl.
  2. Add one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of desi ghee.
  3. Mix the ingredients well. And voila!
  4. You can store the above scrub for about 15 to 20 days in an airtight container, but remember to keep the container refrigerated.

6. Peppermint Oil & Ghee Lip Balm

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Ghee is used as a base of lip balms for most ayurvedic formulations. If you have chapped lips, apply a bit of ghee daily to help heal them. Else, you can whip up your own lip balm.

You Will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons of ghee
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • Peppermint oil

Method:

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons of ghee, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in the microwave for 10 seconds
  2. Add a couple of drops of peppermint oil.
  3. And then stir together and place in a sterilized glass jar. 

7. Rose Petals Lip Balm

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Rose petals and ghee fight the dryness and dullness resulting in glowing, shiny and glossy lips for never-ending selfie urges. Find here your 101 lip care guide with 10 DIY scrubs and balms.

You Will Need:

  • 10-15 rose petals
  • 1 tablespoon of ghee
  • 2 teaspoons of almond oil

Method:

  1. Crush rose petals and add 1 tablespoon of ghee.
  2. Mix it well and add almond oil.
  3. Then boil the mixture for about 5 minutes and pour the mixture into a container.
  4. Put it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes and there you have your rose petals lip balm!

8. Strawberry & Ghee Lip Balm

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If you suffer from chapped lips, this balm will work wonders. The nutritious properties of strawberries are paired with the moisturizing effects of ghee, coconut oil and exfoliating benefits of honey for a soft and smooth pout in seconds.

You Will Need:

  • 1 strawberry 
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of granulated white sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 
  • 1 teaspoon of honey 
  • ½ tablespoon of ghee

Method:

  1. Mix together the honey, ghee and coconut oil in a small bowl. 
  2. Mash the strawberry and mix it in. 
  3. Add the sugar and mix well. 
  4. Massage the mixture on your lips for a couple of minutes. 
  5. Wipe off the lip mask for soft lips!

9. Lavender & Ghee Lip Balm

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Ghee is full of healthy fats and fatty acids that can moisturize sensitive skin. The fatty acids also help fight dryness and irritation of the skin. Lavender oil also works wonders on chapped lips. It contains properties that heal skin tissue and help soothe inflammation.

You Will Need:

  • 2–3 tablespoons of ghee
  • Lavender essential oil

Method:

  1. Put the ghee in a bowl and heat it up in the microwave. 
  2. Add 10-15 drops of lavender essential oil and place the mixture in a small container and place it in the refrigerator to cool for 30 minutes to an hour. 
  3. Once the ghee reaches the consistency of a standard lip balm, apply to your lips before bed. 

10. Carrot & Ghee Lip Balm

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Your delicate lips need additional care to retain softness and to enhance natural lip colour. Take care of your lips with this easy carrot lip balm and give them the proper nourishment.

You Will Need:

  • 3 medium-sized carrots
  • 1 tablespoon of carrot juice 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of melted ghee

Method:

  1. Grate 3 carrots, finely.
  2. Take grated carrot and blend until smooth. Then strain the carrot to get the carrot juice.
  3. Heat the prepared juice in a pan until it becomes like a paste.
  4. Add melted ghee and mix. 
  5. Pour this mixture into a jar and use it daily.
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It’s important not to forget about your lips when going through your skincare routine. Every other part of our body seems to have a routine to keep it healthy and attractive. Your lips should have one too! Now that you know these DIYs using ghee, you can use the magic of ghee to get smooth, soft, and plump lips!

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