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How To Get Rid Of Dry, Chapped Lips With Ingredients From Your Kitchen

Having dry or chapped lips is a common issue for many.

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As long as the situation is not resolved internally, external treatment may not achieve the desired result.

While it may seem like a simple issue, it is quite uncomfortable and can cause irritation and even affect self-esteem.

Dry, chapped lips occur when the lips lose moisture.

Factors that cause dry lips include cold winds or weather, dehydration, overexposure to the sun, excessive smoking and drinking.

Chapped lips can also be a harbinger for poor health status so it’s important to pay attention. Sometimes, a change of soaps or creams can trigger it.

This article highlights the best home remedies that will help you heal and hydrate your lips.

So you can choose the one you prefer and take care of your lips naturally to achieve beautiful and healthy lips again.

Honey & Sugar

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This is one of the best remedies to chapped lips. Make scrub out of sugar and honey mash. Use an old, soft toothbrush to apply and gently scrub the lips. Do this at least twice a week for best results

Coconut oil

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Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants that can help to soften and maintain dry lips. daily application is recommended.

Shea Butter

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This is yet another great remedy to dry lips. You can apply the shea butter directly on your lips or you can mix it first with a little olive oil to make it a little less thick and apply.

Olive oil & Sugar

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Mix a little olive oil with sugar and apply it with soft cotton on the surface of your lips.

Avocado & Olive Oil

Make a cream with avocado pulp and olive oil, place it on the lips and let it rest for 20 minutes then wash it off.

Good to Note

While these natural remedies are effective in combating dry lips, it is advised that you stay hydrated.

As long as the situation is not resolved internally, external treatment may not achieve the desired result.

Drink lots of water. Besides liquid, consume vegetables and fruits rich in water.

 

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Sarah Oyedo

A reader, thinker, a dreamer and a believer. Fruity cocktails and asun are the way to my heart.