Remedies to Cure Chapped or Dark Lips

It happens usually during the winter season that your lips become dry and you don’t know what to do to make them soft and plumy as they were during summers. This problem usually occurs during the winter as the air around us is cold and dry. Since, our lips don’t produce any oil on their own like the skin, which is a blessing so our lips need moisturizing. When we apply liquid lip colors or matt finish our lips often get dry. Thus, we get the flaking, sore lips, redness or cracking lips all of these results in lip pains. Thus what can be done? Here are a few of our tested suggestions that work really well to get rid of the pigmented lips and dark lips.


As you all know cucumbers are a healthy and cool vegetable. This treatment is best during the summer season. Firstly, you need to slice a piece of cucumber and gently massage it on your lips for around 10 minutes. You will feel the breeze of cucumber as it moisturizes your lips after that rinse it off your lips. Another way to doing this is, take 2 to 3 slice of cucumber in a bowl and grind it finely into a paste form. Now, apply the mixture for 10 minutes or so and rinse it off. You need to do this procedure for 3-4 days regularly to remove the problem from the root.

Honey and Lip Balm

Honey has excellent healing properties, thus it will cure all the redness and crackling of your lips. Begin with a layer of organic honey on your lips. You can use a Q-tip or your fingures, both works fine. Now apply a layer of lip balm over it. Keep the products for 10-15 minutes on your lips. After that damp the product with the help of a blotting paper or a tissue. Don’t rinse it off as you will remove the required product as well. Use it every day until the problem is cured and after that use, it frequently leaving a day or two.

Lip Mask-1

You need to have some brown sugar, coconut oil, and honey. Take three of them in an equal quantity and massage it gently on your lips. You will feel the difference naturally when the dry dead flakes will begin to shed on their own. You need to be gentle with the lips and not at all harsh. You can use a toothbrush with extra smooth brush bristles and minimum hand pressure. This will not only remove the dry flakes but help you like to regain their natural color. Thus, you can get rid of two, by one simple method. So, use it to your benefit. This lip mask can be stored as well so if you want to keep a batch for 3-4 days or a week. Keep it in the refrigerator and apply it when it’s on room temperature.

Lip mask-2

To make this mask you need a lemon, honey and castor oil. Take a bowl add a teaspoon of lemon and honey and ½ teaspoon castor oil. Lemon is rich in vitamin C and helps you maintain your PH balance. This technique has extraordinary results if you want to retain your lip color. If you have got darker lips due to any cause then, you must apply it regularly and let it stay for 10 minutes, later you can rinse it off. Do this until you have the lip color back. You can massage it gently for about two minutes in after applying and two minutes before you want to remove. Don’t forget to be gentle with your lips.

Rose Petals

Vitamin E of rose petals help you nourish your lips and maintain your lip natural shade. Thus, you need to soak 5-6 rose petals in half cup non-boiled milk. Let the petals soak fro 3-4hours. Later on, grind it and apply it for 10 -15 minutes on your lips. Rinse it with normal water, not too cold nor too hot.

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