Remedies for Dry, Chapped and Cracked Lips .

Dry, chapped or cracked lips are usually caused by dehydration. Environmental factors like severe hot or cold climatic conditions also result in dry or cracked lips. Smoking, excessive use of chemicals or soaps are some other causes of chapped lips. Sometimes deficiency of certain vitamins and nutrients also results in dry chapped lips. However you can cure this problem simply by following some natural Tips which are given below:

1.Milk Cream :
 Milk cream is considered very effective in getting rid of dry, chapped or cracked lips. Apply milk cream on your lips to heal the lips and to keep them soft and smooth.

2.Castor Oil or Coconut Oil :
 Apply castor oil on your cracked lips, it helps to cure the dry chapped or cracked lips.
 Alternatively, you can also apply coconut oil because it also very helpful to treat dry cracked lips.
3.Honey :
 Honey is a great moisturizer. Rub some honey to your cracked lips it will help a lot to cure them. For best results, apply this on a daily basis until you get the desired results.

4.Cucumber :
 Cucumber is also considered very effective in getting rid of dry and chapped lips. Gently rub a fresh slice of cucumber across your lips so that the juice is applied well over them. Let it stay on for 15-20 20 minutes and then wash your lips with water. For quick results, repeat this process 2-3 times a day.
5.Shia Butter :
 Shia butter has been shown amazing results in getting rid of dry, chapped or cracked lips. Being rich in moisturizing and sun blocking properties, shia butter is often used in various lip balms. To heal your lips, apply melted and warm(not too hot) shia butter on your lips on a daily basis until you get the desired results.

Some other Root cause reasons for Dry and Chapped lips could be..

* Lack of vitamin A is also one of the main cause for dry cracked lips. Increase the intake of foods rich in vitamin A such as carrots, green leafy vegetables, spinach, tomatoes, legumes, whole grains and nutritional yeast.

* Drink Lots of Water : Try to drink lots of water. Less water intake results in dehydration which is one of the main cause of cracked lips. So keep your body hydrated and try to drink at least 10-12 glasses of water on a daily basis.
Some Precautions and Useful Tips For Lips :

 - Never peel the dead dry skin from the lips. Instead of peeling try to gently exfoliate your dry dead skin cells  with help of honey or any other natural moisturizer.
 - You can also exfoliate your lips with help of soft toothbrush or cloth. During exfoliation don`t peel off your dead or dry skin cells because this can cause bleeding. After exfoliation never forget to apply a lip balm or good moisturizer on your lip.
 - To avoid dry, dark and patchy lips, never forget to apply a good sunscreen on your lips before going out in sun.
 - Avoid smoking because smoking causes vasoconstriction and inhibit the flow of blood to certain tissues and organs and thus cause dark, patchy and dry lips.

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