Winter is here and along with all things good, many of us also welcome chapped lips like clockwork. They are painful and annoying. Many reasons contribute to our lips being chapped.
- Excessive licking
- Harsh weather
- Lack of nourishment
- Sun damage
- Certain medications
There are a number of natural methods to curb the dryness of the lips. However, we have to remember that hydration is one of the most important part of any beauty regime. Proper hydration can rid the body of many such discomforts. So no matter what other methods we employ for healing dry lips, drinking plenty of water is a necessity.
In this article we shall see 5 such everyday home items that help in controlling dry or chapped lips.
Coconut Oil & Neem Oil
Mix a teaspoon of coconut oil and one to two drops of neem oil and blend together. Apply this blend two to three times a day. You can wear it before bed and leave it overnight too.
Honey is one of the best natural moisturizers available. You can directly apply little bit of honey on your lips and leave it on.
You can use some store bought gel or use the gel directly from a leaf. Cut the leaf sideways and scoop the gel in an airtight container. You can apply the gel before bed and leave it overnight. Aloe vera tastes bitter and bad but has amazing healing qualities.
Simply cut a slice of cucumber and rub it gently on your lips. Leave it on for about 15 minutes then wash it off with water. You can repeat this multiple times in a day.
Lemon Honey Mask
Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice and honey each with half teaspoon of castor oil. Use this blend as a mask on your lips. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and wash it off with luke warm water.
- December 14, 2017
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