Dry lips are constantly chapped and sore. They keep peeling off and crack easily. Contributing factors majorly include weather, dehydration and smoking. This can lead to a painful condition if left untreated. Here are 4 simple home remedies to best treat dry lips.

Sugar + honey

Sugar exfoliates dead skin cells and honey will make your lips soft and moist.

  • Mix together 2 teaspoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Mix to make a paste, then rub onto the lips
  • Leave on or 20 minutes then wash off

Green tea bag

Green tea will help moisturize your lips and keep them hydrated.

  • Soak a green tea bag in a cup of hot water for 1 minute
  • Dab the tea bag onto your lips for 5-10 minutes
  • Repeat daily for best results

Coconut oil

This oil is most effective in moisturizing lips, thus preventing them from cracking and drying.

  • Massage a little coconut oil onto your lips
  • Leave on, do not was off
  • Repeat 2-3 times daily for best results

Lime juice + cream

Lime juice helps replenish skin while cream will make your lips smooth and pink.

  • Mix together 1 teaspoon of cream and 4-5 drops of lime juice
  • Place mixture in the fridge for 1 hour (until solid)
  • Apply on lips before going to bed, leave overnight for best results.
August 31, 2016

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