This winter, treat your lips to these simple home remedies to prevent chapping.
Are the winters making your lips dry? Applying lip balms doesn’t help? Here are some home-remedies for chapped and dry lips in winter.
- Honey and Vaseline
Apply a layer of honey on your lips. Then, apply a layer of Vaseline. Let it stay for 15 minutes and then wipe if off. Do this once or twice every day for a week and experience the magic.
- Rose Petals and Milk
Rose petals have skin nourishment properties. When mixed with raw milk, it would do wonders for chapped lips. Soak the petals in milk for 2-3 hours. Gently mash the petals to make a paste like substance. Apply for 10 minutes every day and remove with a cotton cloth.
The cool feeling of cucumber nourishes dry lips and softens them. Crush or grate cucumber and apply it on the lips for a while. Remove it and rinse your mouth. Do this every night and enjoy the results in two weeks.
- Green Tea Bag
Dip a green tea bag in warm water and keep it on your lips for 5 minutes, the anti-oxidants from tea will hep oxidizing the dry and chapped lips. Do this diligently for a week to notice the change.
- Sugar-Honey Scrub
Mix one spoon of sugar with half a spoon of honey and a few drops of olive oil. Do not let the sugar dissolve. Apply this mixture on the lips and scrub gently. Wash it off with lukewarm water. The scrub would exfoliate and get rid of the upper layer chapped and dry skin to reveal soft lips. Do this on alternate days to enjoy soft lips in winters for two weeks.
Water is an essential part of any beauty regimen. It helps to keep your body and skin well hydrated. No matter how many remedies or lip balms you use, if you do not drink enough water, your chapped lips are going to keep coming back. So, drink plenty of water during the day.
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