How to cure chapped dry lips fast
Dry and chapped lips are very painful, irritating and cause of embarrassment. Chapped lips could be dry and cracked. The reason behind chapped and dry lips could not be a single factor. It may have one or many factors including whether, water, diet as well as some of your habits. Habit means if you lick your lips, bit your lips etc. This problem may increase in winter season. So you must care of this. Following are the three main methods you can use to rid of chapped dry lips.
- Take care of your lips (as precaution)
- Use some external things (to maintain your lips) and
- Avoid irritants
Take care of your lips
You need to take care of lips by yourself. You can do it by doing the following easy work.
Drink water as much as you can: Dehydration is the biggest cause behind your chapped dry lips. So, you must drink water as much as you can. Recommended amount of water is 8 glasses daily. In the winter season you need to specially care of this.
Keep your climate moisturised: If you are accommodated in dry climate then you must use . Just go and purchase air humidifier. Keep your humidity level at 50%-70%
Protect your lips if you are out. Wind, sun, cold and pollution is dangerous for your lips. You need to protect your lips from these things. Either cover your face (lips) or use lip balm before going out.
Healthy diet for lips: You need to have vitamin in your diet. Having deficiencies of Vitamin causes your lips dry. You must have ensure yourself to get the following in adequate amount.
- B Vitamins
- Essential Fatty acids
- Mineral supplements
Use some external things
Use of Moisturizer: Using moisturizer will help you to stay hydrated. You should use moisturizer if your lips are chapped dry. But before using any moisturizer you must ensure your moisturizer have the following elements.
- Shea Butter
- Emu Butter
- Vitamin E Oil
- Coconut oil
Use Lip Balm: Lip balm is also a good option. If you are comfortable with lip balm use this for every two hours. It will be better if you use lip balm just after moisturizer. Must ensure that your lip balm has beeswax, petroleum or dimethicone.
Use petroleum jelly: It is also a good idea. Vaseline is a petroleum jelly. It protects against the sun, that may dry and crack lips.
Avoid irritants: Some allergies are also reason behind this. You need to take care of your lips against these allergies. The following may have allergic:
- Your toothpaste
- Your lipstick
You should also not to lick your lips. If you are using some flavored lip balm or lipstick. Stop immediately. You should also not to bite your lips. If you are accustomed with biting you should notice it and stop it. You should also not eat some acidic foods such as tomatoes and hot peppers and sauces etc. You should breathe through your nose. And at last consult a doctor.