We can all agree that dry lips are a winter nightmare every year. So this time we have a game plan for you! Here is a complete guide to caring for chapped lips during winter...

Start by scrubbing away the dry skin
 

Start by scrubbing away the dry skin

You need to make sure you don’t have any dry skin on your lips when you apply your DIY lip mask. So sugar and honey should be your best friends! Just mix them up and scrub your winter lips goodbye. Sugar will exfoliate the dry skin and honey will heal the sore spots. After all that is done, rub it off and apply the DIY lip masks.

Our beloved honey and lemon
 

Our beloved honey and lemon

Honey and lemon combination are not just mean to help you lose that extra holiday weight, but also help you lose those chapped lips. The natural astringent in lemon will help clear dark skin and the honey will help soothe your skin. Add 1 teaspoon of honey in with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Stir and apply it on your lips and wipe it off with a warm towel after 15 minutes. Repeat this process every day for a week and see the difference.

Floral dream with some fresh cream
 

Floral dream with some fresh cream

For this, soak some rose petals in milk. Once it’s all soaked in, add some thick fresh cream to the petals and mix it into a paste. The rose petals will help pink up your lips and the luscious cream will moisturise your lips! Apply the paste on your chapped lips, keep it for 15 minutes, wipe it warm a towel after 15-20 minutes.

Coconut oil and Cucumber juice
 

Coconut oil and Cucumber juice

Coconut oil is a natural lubricant and adding cold cucumber juice to the mix will not just exfoliate the dry skin and make it smooth, but also soothe the pain due to the chapped lips. All you have to do is mix 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice and half a teaspoon of coconut oil. If you don’t have that, feel free to use some desi ghee! In the end you can lick it clean.

Vaseline, our forever savior

Finally, if you don’t have the time to prepare these lip masks, you can always trust the classic Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, to help you on the go! Tried and tested, you know it will never disappoint. Try these remedies and you won’t regret it!