Drying/chapping of lips is a common problem in winter season.If proper care is not taken, the condition becomes worse and brings intolerable paining of lips.Lips do not have natural oil for protection and therefore becomes dry against low humidity and cold winds of winter.
The main causes of chapping of lips can be either vitamin deficiency , worst temperatures or dry weather.Early symptoms of drying up of lips starts when you roll your tongue over your lips to keep them damp .
Here are some home remedies/treatment for chapped lips:
1)Drink lots of water to keep your lips hydrated.
2)Apply Aloe Vera gel on your lips daily.
3)Combination of Vaseline and honey are best to protect the lips from drying.Apply the mixture for at least 15 minutes.
4)Do not lick your lips, as it makes the condition even worse.
5)Avoid lipsticks which dry your lips, instead use lipsticks with moisturizer.
6)Increase the intake of vitamin A such as green vegetables, tomatoes, carrots, it helps in repairing the skin.
7)Apply some balm or Vaseline regularly to keep your lips moisturized and prevent them from chapping.
8)Protect your lips from sun rays.Use lip balms which contain sunscreen.
“The information present is for General Purpose, please consult your doctor before taking any medication / therapy”