Sunday, 3 January 2016

Home Remedy for Chapped cracked Lips

chapped dry lips
Chapped ,dry, cracked lips followed by red sore and peeling off skin can become an embarrassing and 'hurting' problem for anyone.

Chapped lips problem is commonly sighted among the people who have a habit of licking their lips with their tongue, which makes their lips dry sometimes it gets so worse that it starts bleeding causing a very 'itching' pain. The worst part is you cannot even hide your problem if you use too much lipstick on it to hide your chapped lips it just makes them look even worse.

Some key reasons of chapped lips are :-

  1. Use of too much chemical products on your lips.
  2. Climatic Conditions - Dry, Cold
  3. Nutritional, vitamins deficiency
  4. Smoking - Yes one of the key reasons Quit Smoking
  5. Licking Lips
  6. Sun exposure
  7. Allergies

These are some home remedies which can help you to get rid of your chapped lips and get back smooth red sexy lips.

1. Avoid the temptation of licking your lips or removing the peeling skin of your lips. When your lick your lips it feels soothing temporarily but when the saliva evaporates it makes your lips even more dry causing chapped cracked lips.

Always keeps a lip balm or ointment handy so whenever you are feeling the temptation to lick your lips just apply the balm.

After washing your face or drinking or whenever the lip balm gets washed away reapply lip balm.

2. Drink plenty of water. Water is a magical liquid 

Hello ? Human body is made up of about 60 % of water

It keeps your whole body hydrated including your lips.

3. Use a fluoride free toothpaste.

4. Do not sleep with your mouth open. If you sleep with your mouth open the constant air flow makes your lips dry. It usually happens if your nasal passage is blocked like during cold.
So keep your nasal passage clean and breath with your nose not mouth.

5. Avoid excessive use of chemical products on your lips. As these chemical products contains substance like camphor which only provide temporary relief. While buying lip balm look for ones that contains honey, bee wax, Cocoa or Shea butter.

6. Use Oils to naturally moisturize your lips.

You can use

  • Coconut Oil
  • Almond Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Castor Oil
7. Before apply lips balm exfoliate your lips.

You can use a mixture of honey and sugar and rub it on your lips to remove the dead cells.

8. Use Honey it has natural antioxidants properties which will help you get rid of any infections as well as moisturize your lips and its natural, tasty so no side effects what can be better than this huh ?

9. Use a mixture of rose petals and milk to apply on your lips.

10. If your lips are causing pain put a cucumber between your lips.

11.  Apply Aloevera paste on your lips

12. Prior to sleeping properly exfoliate your lips and apply a good lip balm.

13. Use a SPF 15 lip balm or protect your lips from the sun by using a hat or scarf .

14. Consider your diet eat green vegetables, fruits and see a doctor if the above mentioned remedies do not help you.

If you have your own remedy share it with us in the comments below :)

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