Are you getting annoyed of your chapped lips? Do your dry lips hurt you? Dryness irritates your lips that are really annoying. There are many reasons of chapped lips such as cold air during winter days, scorching sun shine during summer days, smoking and drinking, certain drug, allergies, and of course the bad habit of licking lips.
There is not only dryness in your lips you find but also pain and bleeding. Just you need to be careful to get rid of this problem through home remedies.
Human body is made up of 70% water and it is the most important part of keeping your body healthy. Drinking plenty of water helps you to keep your body hydrated and maintain your beauty naturally. 99% of care and home remedies go waste due to the lack of 1% water. Therefore, it is must to drink plenty of water before you get into the home remedies.
There are some home remedies given that will help you to treat your chapped lips:
Carrier oil and essential oil
Carrier oil is rich in fatty acid property that is one of the best lubricant and moisturizer carrier oil such as coconut oil, olive oil, and castor oil have the supplements that make the lips soft.
The essential oil has the healing properties that help you to heal your dry lips. Essential oil such as grape-seed oil OR tea tree will help to heal the dryness of your lips while preventing the infections even it is the good home remedy to get rid of cracks of lips.
Add 1-2 drops of essential oil in carrier oil you can take any of the essential oil and carrier oil. Mix well then apply on your lips and leave it. Repeat this remedy twice or three times in a day for the better result. One of the best options to get early relief, apply it before going to the bed and let it sit overnight.
Aloe vera is one of the best natural remedies to get rid of the chapped lips. Just you need to take aloe vera that is normally found in the garden. Take a slice of raw aloe vera leaf extract the juice and apply on your lips gently massage for one minute. Continue this natural remedy for few days to get the soft lips.
Raw honey and vaseline
Honey is rich in antibacterial and healing properties and vaseline has the properties that moisture your skin and lips and prevent the dryness. The combination of Vaseline and raw honey is an amazing home remedy that works magically on chapped lips.
Just you need to apply a layer of honey on your lips then repeat the same process with vaseline and let it sit for 15-20 minutes then wipe it off by using a damp tissue or cotton ball. Apply this remedy once daily until you get the better result.
Ghee and butter
Homemade ghee and butter are the ingredients commonly found in the kitchen. Ghee and butter have the fat and moisture that your chapped lips need to recover and get soften.
Apply ghee OR butter on your lips to give them good moisture. If homemade ghee and butter are not available then you can use the ghee and butter of the market.
Milk and rose petal
Milk is rich in lactic acid, vitamin, mineral, and essential fats. Lactic acid helps to remove the dead skin from the lips and vitamin and mineral help to hydrate your lips and lock the moisture. Rose petal has the vitamin E and the nourishing properties that retain the natural pinkish color of your lips.
Soak 6-7 rose petals in 1/4 cup of raw milk and leave it for 20-25 minutes. Make the smooth paste of milk and rose petal while mashing the rose petal gently. Apply this paste on your lips and let it sit for 20 minutes then wash it off with cold water. Follow this remedy daily for a week.
Glycerin is the common remedy that you can find normally at home during winter season. Glycerin has the moisture properties that reduce the dryness from your lips and make them soft and smooth.
You need to apply just two drops of glycerin on your lips before going to bed. Do the same, daily for a week.
Sugar and olive oil
Sugar is the natural scrubs that exfoliate your lips and remove the dead and flaky skin while improving the blood circulation make your lips smooth and soft. Olive oil is carrier oil that has the moisture and healing properties which help you to get rid of chapped lips.
Add few drops of olive oil in 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of honey. Apply this mixture on your lips while rubbing gently in circular motions for 1-2 minutes then rinse off the scrub with lukewarm water. Continue this remedy every alternate days I the beginning then follow it once OR twice in a week.