Lips: To Nail That Pouty Lips Look Naturally, Here Are Some DIY Hacks


The foremost way to get pouty lips naturally is to start from the basics of taking care of your lips. You can try these DIY hacks to get fuller lips temporarily

Written By Chitra Jain | Mumbai | Updated On:

Just like the rest of the body, lips also require special attention and suitable care. Some people are gifted with naturally pouty lips, but there are some who are born with thin lips and try to make them look fuller. People with asymmetrical lips also may want non-surgical ways to address this aesthetic problem. Whatever is the concern, here are some DIY tips on lip care and creating the illusion of pouty lips. The foremost way to get fuller lips naturally is to start with the basics of taking care of your lips. You can then try these tips on lip plumping and get pouty lips.

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5 DIY hacks to nail the 'pouty lips' look:

The cayenne pepper lip plumper


  • Olive Oil
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • A small plate
  • A mixing tool


  • On a small plate, pour a drop of olive oil.
  • Take crushed, or finely chopped, pepper.
  • Mix it properly with olive oil.
  • Apply it on your lips.

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The cinnamon oil lip plumper


  • 3-4 sticks of cinnamon
  • Olive oil
  • A small jar with a lid


  • Put the cinnamon sticks inside the small jar.
  • Fill the jar with olive oil and let the cinnamon sticks submerge in the oil.
  • Set the jar aside for at least a week or two.
  • The colour of the oil should change, and then the oil is infused with the goodness of cinnamon.
  • Apply this oil onto your lips regularly.

The simple sugar scrub


  • Sugar
  • Olive oil
  • A toothbrush
  • A small plate


  • Place a small amount of sugar and olive oil on your plate.
  • Wet your lips and then dip your toothbrush in the sugar.
  • Brush your lips with the dipped toothbrush in sugar
  • Brush circularly and remember to be gentle while brushing.

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The bomb lip plumper


  • 1/3 tsp ginger powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cinnamon powder
  • 1 drop peppermint oil
  • 1 tsp olive oil or any other oil you prefer (such as almond oil)
  • A small container or mixing bowl
  • A mixing tool


  • Firstly, mix the ginger powder, cayenne powder, cinnamon powder, and peppermint oil in a mixing bowl.
  • Stir properly for a while and then pour some olive oil.
  • Stir again until everything is mixed well.

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The beeswax lip plumper


  • 1 tsp beeswax
  • 5 tsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp cinnamon oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • A small lip balm container


  • Put the beeswax and olive oil in a mixing bowl
  • Melt it in a double boiler
  • Mix it well, and pour it in a lip balm container
  • Let it cool completely and then apply it as a regular lip balm

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