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Dry and scaly lips can be tender and unsightly, using essential oils for chapped lips is an easy and natural remedy. Often chapped lips are caused by exposure to sun, wind, or salt water. Can also be an effect of dehydration, seasonal weather changes, or illness.
Lips do not contain any oil glands so they are prone dryness and chapping. It is important to treat chapped lips right away to prevent them from getting worse. Better yet, try to avoid chapping altogether by routinely keeping lips moisturized.
I like to apply my lip balm every night before I go to bed. When I wake up, they are nice and soft, it takes a little commitment but it is pretty easy.
There are several essential oils that can help alleviate chapped lips. Here are some you might try:
3.) Roman Chamomile
9.) Tea Tree
Before applying even a drop of essential oils to your lips, you will need to dilute them, they are much too concentrated. Carrier oils are base oils that are used to dilute essential oils, making them safer to apply to delicate lip tissue. Here are some great options:
Both lavender and frankincense essential oils are renowned for the healing of dry, chapped skin. Give them a try in this simple DIY lip roller blend.
Directions: Add all ingredients to roll on bottle. Roll onto lips as needed.
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