Published: 12/05/2012 - Updated: 10/06/2018
The cold climates comes and our lips become dry, cracked, rough and with a lifeless look, however, we rarely give them the importance they deserve and forget that this is a delicate skin, and as our entire skin, lips require care.
Do not worry, all this has a solution. You just need to look in your kitchen, and you can find helpful ingredients used to give a perfect look to your lips.
Relieve the cracks
The aloe vera is certainly already widely used for its health benefits for the skin. It has moisturizing and regenerative properties and is used to treat blemishes, scars, and the general condition of the skin. It is very good moisturizer, and these features and benefits work on lips too. Before you go to bed, take a piece of aloe, cut in half and spend spread some of the gel on your face and sleep. The next morning you will have smoother lips.
Very often, the cold makes cracks on your lips, to repair them; you can make a tea with a handful of marigold and a glass of hot water, wait until it is cold, then wet a cotton pad in the liquid and place over your mouth for 10 minutes. Perform the same procedure three times a day and you'll notice a big improvement.
Another way you can restore the softness of your lips is using a capsule of vitamin "E" and applying on them overnight, the next day your lips will be much smoother. Vitamin E is the most appropriate treatment for skin health, it can be ingested or as in this case, used it directly, it has moisturizing properties, and also helps prevent deterioration of cells giving a healthy glow.
The lips also need hydration
How often do you pay attention to the delicate skin of the mouth? Apply a moisturizer, to give them both a healthier look.
To get it, you can make a mask with nine tablespoons of lanolin, a castor oil and two drops of lavender essential oil. Apply on your lips before starting your activities, this will not only be taking care of the skin, you will be well nourished.
Surely, more than once, you've used an indelible lipstick that is difficult to remove, before scrubbing your lips continuously without result, stop, and do not mistreat your lips. There is a helpful tip to remove it without damaging your mouth; wet a cotton pad with avocado or almond oil and spread over the area and see how lipstick disappear and your lips remain nourished.
Over the years, the lips begin to turn rough and show cracks. To avoid this problem and keep them smooth and soft, prepare a mask with a lettuce leaf and half a teaspoon of crushed olive oil. Its nutrients will return youthful appearance to your lips.
Apply the mixture on the area including the boundary, and let stand for 10 minutes. Finally, remove with rosewater.
Do not forget that lips deserve as much attention as the rest of our body, and they are an essential part of a good smile.