DRY OR CRACKED LIPS, CAUSES, POSSIBLE HOME REMEDIES TO PREVENT IT

DRY OR CRACKED LIPS, CAUSES, POSSIBLE HOME REMEDIES TO PREVENT IT



Chapped or dry lips are a common problem that can be painful and unattractive. Main causes of Chapped or Cracked Lips are vitamin deficiency, allergic reaction, dehydration, smoking, excessive licking of lips, sun exposure and harsh weather.

❄ Dryness
❄ Redness
❄ Cracks
❄ Bleeding
❄ Flaking
❄ Tender or sore lips
❄ Swelling
❄ Scales



❄ Licking lips again and again
❄ Dehydration
❄ Improper care of lips
❄ Breathing through mouth
❄ Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
❄ Excess consumption of vitamin A
❄ Acid present in citrus fruits
❄ Dry cold or heat
❄ Allergies
❄ Exposure to sun
❄ Cosmetic products
❄ Certain medications and conditions, like thyroid, psoriases, diabetes and Down’s syndrome
❄ Excessive smoking
❄ Change in climatic conditions

1. Honey:
Simply apply pure honey on lips, several times a day. Honey can also be mixed with glycerine and applied on the lips.

2. Coconut Oil:
Apply pure coconut oil, several times a day, on your lips to keep them moist. You can also use olive oil or mustard oil.

3. Sugar:
Mix some sugar with one teaspoon of honey and apply the paste on your lips. Let it rest for a few seconds and then, wash it with lukewarm water.

4. Rose Petals:
Wash a handful of rose petals thoroughly in water. Soak the petals in milk for a few hours. Mash the rose petals into a thick paste. Apply the paste on your dry lips two to three times a day and every night before going to bed.

5. Milk Cream:
Apply fresh milk cream on your lips and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then gently wash your lips with a cotton ball dipped in lukewarm water.

6. Cucumber:
Either cucumber juice or a slice of cucumber can be applied over lips to make them gentle and soft. This is the best cure for dry lips.

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