Natural lip care

Although the lips are extremely delicate and sensitive and require constant care, we still forget about them, and in everyday facial care we often miss them. Chapped lips with flaky skin are not only not aesthetically pleasing, but also cause severe discomfort. Lip care is not difficult. Well-groomed lips emphasize the beauty of the face.

How to keep lips healthy and beautiful?

Why do lips dry? Chapped lips can be the result of sudden changes in temperature or vitamin deficiency in the body, as well as too long exposure of the delicate skin of the lips to the sun.

They are covered with a very thin layer of the epidermis, they lack natural protection, therefore they are prone to damage and loss of moisture. There can be a lot of reasons that the sensitive area dries up, loses elasticity, beauty. Unlike the rest of our skin, our lips do not have sebaceous glands that produce sebum and moisturize them.

Additional Information! External factors such as low temperature, wind, heat or the scorching sun can quickly lead to chapped lips. It is worth taking care of them all year round, but especially in the autumn-winter period. Regular and proper lip care is enough to enjoy a beautiful smile all year round.

In lip care, protective and moisturizing lipsticks are used. This cosmetic will help to partially keep the lips in relatively good condition. Before leaving the house, it is necessary to protect the lips with lipstick or other care products, since they lack natural protection (they do not have sebaceous glands, and they are not covered with a lipid layer. They require not only constant hydration, but also nutrition.

Protective lipstick is a great advantage because it is easy to apply and can be used in any situation.

Protective lipstick is easy to apply

When choosing lipstick from the store, you should pay attention to their composition. Organic lip care products should be with vegetable oils such as shea butter, cocoa, soybean, almond, evening primrose, olive, castor, jojoba and waxes.

Note! Vegetable oils are the best natural emollients that create a thin protective filter on the lips – protect them from external factors and moisture loss from the inside. They are also a treasure trove of vitamins and other nutrients.

Moisturizing lips with home remedies

The diet should include fresh vegetables and fruits daily, which provide the body with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that affect the appearance of the skin. Of great importance are vitamins A, C and E, vitamin B2, iron, zinc. Also important are omega 3 fats, which are found in nuts, flaxseeds, olive oil, and avocados.

Vegetable oils are the best natural emollients

Fast results can be achieved with a few basic treatments that you can do yourself at home. For chapped lips, sugar peeling, honey, coconut oil, olive oil, a regenerating mask and cream are best suited.
Regular care takes into account:

  • when removing makeup, do not forget about their lips, using cosmetics without alcohol, avoiding friction;
  • exfoliate the epidermis of the lips twice a week, which will help their regeneration and smooth the surface;
  • permanent hydration cosmetic product for lips with strong moisturizing properties (in winter with fatty substances that protect against frost and wind, in summer with sunscreens;
  • dehydration leads to chapped and dry lips, so you need to drink at least 2 liters of water or other liquids daily.
  • Proper hydration of the body has a huge impact on the condition of the skin.
  • it is worth improving the blood supply to the lips by gently massaging them with a soft toothbrush in a circular motion, do this no more than once a week.
  • when caring for a face with a moisturizer, do not forget about the lips.
  • vitamins A + E, which can be purchased at a pharmacy, lubricate the lips;
  • healthy food: fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins A, B2, C and E.

Natural lip care. From time to time it is worth applying a mask on the lips: a thick layer of a fat cream or, for example, shea butter or honey. Olive oil, rich in nutrients, also affects the appearance of the lips.

Avocado mask. Crush a ripe avocado with a fork and add a little vegetable oil to it. This highly hydrating mask not only hydrates lips but also creates a natural barrier against the weather.

Cucumber is an effective way to moisturize lips at home. It is 90% water and is also a rich source of vitamin C, which stimulates collagen production. What you need to do is cut it into thin slices, and apply it to your lips for a few minutes. Repeat the treatment several times a week to make lips beautiful.

Aloe extract intensively moisturizes lips. Apply a small amount of aloe vera gel on the lips and wait until it is absorbed. You can use a fresh plant to squeeze the juice out of it. If it is not at home, just buy aloe vera gel. Excess cosmetic can then be removed with a napkin,

Honey is an effective remedy for chapped lips. Due to its properties, it not only moisturizes, but also perfectly regenerates the epidermis. In addition, honey has antibacterial properties and relieves pain. Apply a thick layer of honey on your lips several times a day. You should also apply it right before bed.

Thick cream is applied in a thick layer on the lips, and washed off after a few minutes. Do this several times a day. The problem of dry lips should disappear soon.
To get rid of dead skin, use a scrub based on sugar and honey.

Habits to Avoid

Some habits are not conducive to good lip health. One of them is licking them. This is especially dangerous in winter, when the temperature is low and the wind blows, which makes them very dry and even more sensitive to frost or other external factors.

Licking lips in winter leads to their strong drying

DIY cosmetics are simple and effective home remedies for moisturizing lips. The mask is best applied to the lips 1-2 times a week. Regular use of selected cosmetics or home remedies will make you forget about dry and chapped lips. The first effects of the treatment can be seen within a week.

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