Suffering from Chapped Lips? Home Remedies to get rid of them
Do you suffer from chapped lips, you can follow these simple home remedies, these remedies would surely help replenish the health of your lips and help you get rid of chapped lips.
Coconut Oil
Take some amount of coconut oil; it is a natural moisturizer and lubricant. Add two or three drops of essential oil to coconut oil , it can be grape seed oil or neem oil. Blend these both oils and apply it on your lips. Apply this mixture twice or thrice daytime or before going to bed and leave it overnight.
Honey and Vaseline
Honey contains antibacterial properties and it is best healing agent. Vaseline helps soften and nourishes the skin. Apply a layer of honey and then apply a layer of Vaseline. Leave it 15 minutes and use a damp tissue and wipe it off. Follow this remedy everyday for one week.
Rose Hip
Rose hip contains Vitamin E, soak few rose petals in milk for 2 to 3 hours. Next step, gently mash the rose petals in the milk, get a paste like consistency. Apply this paste on your lips and let it remain for 20 minutes and rinse it using cold water. Continue following this home remedy for 7 days.
Cucumber
Cucumber is an excellent hydrating agent, take one or two slices of cucumber and rub it on your lips for about 2 minutes and let the juice be on your lips for about 20 minutes and wash your lips. Use this home remedy once or twice each day, until your chapped lips are healed.
Aloe vera
Aloe Vera soothes the skin and help remove dead cells. Take an aloe vera leaf and cut it sideways and extract the gel, apply this gel on your chapped lips and let it stay overnight. Use this remedy regularly before going to bed.
Green tea bags
Green tea bags can help relieve the burning sensation which is result of dryness, take some hot water, dip the tea bag for some time and let it cool and place cooled tea bags on your lips for a few minutes. You can follow this home remedy once daily.
Cocoa butter
Cocoa butter is rich in fatty acids; these help deeply nourish condition and protect dehydrated skin. Apply organic cocoa butter on your chapped lips and leave it overnight. This remedy can be followed for a few days, until you find good results.
Sugar
When you start scrubbing your dried chapped lips with sugar, it helps remove dry as well as flaky skin. And as a result, you get soft and supple lips. Mix honey, olive oil and sugar, ensure sugar does not dissolve. Apply this mixture in circular motion on your lips for some time and wash with lukewarm water. Initially, every alternate day, later you can switch weekly or twice a week.
Vanilla lip scrub
Take about two teaspoons of sugar, one teaspoon of baking soda, 2 teaspoons of olive oil or jojoba oil and ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix all these ingredients, take a small amount of this mixture and apply it on your chapped lips. Scrub this mixture for a minute or so and wash it off. Continue this procedure for a few days once in three days, surely you will find good results.