Dry and chapped lips can occur anytime without warning and since the winters are approaching you need to take special care of your lips. Dry chapped lips can be caused due to smoking, licking of lips, dehydration, pollution, and excessive sun exposure and using chemical lipsticks/lip balm. Treating dry lips is very important because if left untreated it can worsen the situation. You can try these easy home remedies which are simple yet very effective.
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera juice has the power to heal dry chapped lips. Just take out fresh aloe vera juice and apply it 2-3 times a day to cure dry cracked lips.
Glycerin: Glycerin has moisturizing properties so applying two drops before going to sleep can be very beneficial. It will cure dry chapped lips and will add moisture to them.
Mustard oil: I know it might sound strange to many but it’s actually very effective remedy to treat dry chapped lips. Apply small amount of mustard oil into your naval to treat dry cracked lips. It’s one of the famous old time remedy.
Butter/Ghee: Butter and ghee both moisture lips perfectly and will make your lips smooth like rose petals. Just take some lukewarm ghee or butter and apply it on your lips before going to sleep. You’ll wake up with smooth moisturized lips.
Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is also very good to treat dry, cracked and chapped lips. Just apply small amount of oil on your lips 3-4 times a day daily to get smooth lips. It will make your lips soft and will add moisture.
Cucumber: To treat chapped lips cucumber juice is also effective. Just apply cucumber juice or simply rub a slice on your lips. Let it stay for as long as you can and notice smooth soft lips immediately. This remedy will keep your lips moistened.
Milk Cream: Milk cream is an excellent skin softener and when applied on lips, it eliminates dead skin and makes lips smooth. Just apply small amount on your lips and allow it to stay for 10 minutes, and then wash off with cold water.
Castor oil: Castor oil is heavy oil as it is enriched with moisturizing properties. You can apply few drops of castor oil daily for 10 minutes to treat dry, flaky and chapped lips.
Vitamin E: Vitamin E oil is very effective and the best remedy to treat dry chapped lips instantly. You can use vitamin E tablets easily available in the market and take out the gel from it. Apply it before sleeping and let it stay overnight.
Honey: The anti-bacterial and wound-healing property of honey is very good in treating dry lips. Honey will keep your lips nourished and will make them silky smooth. Just apply a drop on your lips daily for 15 minutes.