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home remedies for chapped lips

Honey and Vaseline:

We know that honey has amazing anti-bacterial properties and is one of the nature’s best healing agents. Vaseline or petroleum jelly is widely used to soften, nourish and protect skin from drying. By combining these two ingredients, we get a delicious and effective option of all the for chapped lips home remedies.

Cucumber:

This cool vegetable becomes your best friend during summers, so utilise it to treat your dry and chapped lips. Cucumber also has skin lightening properties and helps remove tan. So it lightens your lips by reducing the dark patches on them.

Slice a cucumber and rub them gently on the lips.
Keep for 15 minutes and wash off with plain water. This would also make your lips soft and supple.

Rose Petals:

Rose petals have skin lightening properties and also make your lips hydrated. It helps to keep them pink and smooth, by retaining the natural colour.

Soak the rose petals in raw milk for a few hours.
Mash them into a smooth paste and apply on the lips.
Keep for 15-20 minutes and wash off with cool water.

Lip Scrub:

Scrub your lips gently to exfoliate them and to get rid of dead cells. This reveals natural colour of your lips and also makes them soft and supple. The sugar scrub is a natural exfoliater and is suitable for tender lips.

In 2 teaspoons of brown sugar, mix a few drops of olive oil.
Then add ½ teaspoon of honey and mix well. Leave this mixture for 5 minutes, so that the sugar becomes softer and thus making it easier to apply.
Apply all over the lips and scrub gently. Wash off with lukewarm water.