7 Most Easiest Ways To Cure Dry Lips At Home Itself

Dry Lips (1)

Lips the most beautiful part of your body after skin. Beautiful lips is every girl’s dream, but what happens or how it feel when they are dried out. (Read: Tips for dry skin)

what are dry lips?

Dry lips occur due to

  • No sweat pores and glands in lips to keep them hydrated
  • The skin layer is much thinner to protect them from external factors

What causes dry lips?

Dry lips occur due to

  • When body gets dehydrated in the body and lips showcase it
  • Constantly breathing through mouth
  • Cool and hot temperatures
  • Deficiency of Vitamin B1, B2 and B6. (Read: Face masks for Dry skin)

How to prevent dry lips?

  • Apply lip balm constantly
  • Drink more and more water
  • Wrap a cloth or scarf around the mouth while going out and during cold temperatures
  • Do not lick lips. Saliva contains acid, which helps inn food breakdown and acid yet irritates the lips, rather than making it moist. (Read: How to avoid Dry hair)

Home remedies for dry lips:

Coconut oil and Rose petals:

Ingredients:

  • Coconut oil : 2 tsp
  • Rose petals: Handful

Process :

  • Take few handful of rose petals
  • Make a fine paste
  • Mix them in coconut oil
  • Apply on the lips and leave for 20 min
  • Wash off with lukewarm water

Within next few weeks, your lips will be rosy and moisture

What happens?

Coconut oil contains fatty acids, which moisturises lips. Rose petals restores skin PH balance and heals inflamed skin. (Read: Benefits of coconut oil)

Honey with cucumber :

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber: 1/4th
  • Honey: 2 tsp

Process:

  • Take 1/4th of cucumber and peel off
  • Grate it and make the paste
  • Now mix it with honey
  • Apply the pack on the lips and leave it for 30 min
  • Wash off ( Read: Cucumber detox water)

Note:

  • You can also rub a slice of cucumber on the lips.
  • Honey can also be applied separately, if nothing is available to apply

Why to apply?

Cucumber contains hydrating agents, which hydrates and moisturises lips. Honey contains anti-bacterial agents which removes infection, and gives moisturised lips

Butter or ghee or fresh cream:

Ingredients :

  • Butter or ghee or fresh cream

Process :

  • Take some butter or ghee or cream
  • Apply in on the lips and leave it for 20 min
  • Wash off with lukewarm water

Why to apply?

Butter or ghee or fresh cream are moisturisers which repairs dead skin cells and moisturises them.

Castor oil and aloe vera :

Ingredients:

  • Aloevera: half of the leaf gel
  • Castor oil: 1 tsp

Process:

  • Take an aloe vera leaf
  • Extract the gel and add to it castor oil
  • Mix it well and apply on the lips
  • Keep it overnight and wash off next day morning. (Read: Castor oil benefits)

Why to apply?

Aloe vera contains ingredients which removes the dry skin cells and strengthens the outer protective layer of the skin. Castor oil contains the fatty acids, which moisturises the lips and keeps it hydrated.

Green tea bags :

Ingredients:

  • Green tea bag: 1

Process:

  • Take one green tea bag
  • Place it in hot water and remove it
  • Now after it gets warmth, Place the tea bag on the lips
  • Leave it for some time and remove

Why to apply?

It contains antioxidants and tannin, which heals the dry skin. (Read: Benefits of Green tea)

Sugar and Honey:

Ingredients:

  • Sugar: 1 tsp
  • Honey: 1 tsp

Process:

  • Take 1 tsp of honey and sugar
  • Mix them gently
  • Apply on the lips and massage it gently.
  • after pat dry wash off with lukewarm water

Why to apply?

Sugar is the natural scrubber with scrubs the lips and removes dead skin cells. While is the moisturiser, which moisturises and hydrates lips

Essential oils:

Ingredients:

  • Coconut, almond, castor, almond or jojoba oil
  • neem, tea tree or grape seed oil

Process:

  • Take essential and carrier oils
  • Mix them properly and apply on the lips
  • Leave it for 15 min and wash off

Why to apply?

This oil contains natural fatty acids, which moisturises lips and retains hydration.

Bottom line:

Winter is coming in and care is to be taken, for skin and lips as well. Protect your lips by following these simple home remedies.

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