Ouch, it hurts! Guest blogger Cécile brought together for you the set of natural methods to overcome chapping.
How to fix chapped lips?
What causes dry or chapped lips?
The lips are obviously a major area of our face. The lips are very thin skin, they have Not this lipid protective film that protects the epidermis on the rest of the body. The cracked lips are neither pretty nor comfortable, it is undeniable. It must be said that they are subjected to harsh tests between the cold, the wind, the Sun... and our bad habits.
Climatic conditions are not the only causes of chapped lips. In fact, a poorly balanced diet, a lack of hydration, bad habits and stress are also synonymous with damaged lips.
To avoid having chapped lips, it is necessary to pamper them and give them special attention. And it can only put your pretty natural and vegan lipstick in value. Isn't it?
What are our tricks to no longer have damaged and chapped lips?
A healthy and balanced diet
The diet is the basis of healthy skin, and the lips are no exception. If you have deficiencies, the skin tiraillera and will be parched. It is important to consume fibers and proteins. Moreover, to have a nice supple skin, it is essential to pay attention to its consumption of vitamin B2. Indeed, vitamin B2 is involved in the production of keratin. Keratin is a protein that is indispensable to the good condition of the skin, hair and nails. Vitamin B2 is present in dairy products, green vegetables, eggs, fish and certain meats. Sometimes an add-on can be useful with a beer yeast intake.
Drink again and again
Lack of hydration is a real scourge for the organism. We must not forget that our body is composed of more than 60% water. Constant dry lips remind you how much your body lacks water. Drinking more regularly for healthy lips and soft skin is a good start.
Zapping bad habits
The bad habits are many: we moisten the lips then we nibble or worse we take away the little skins.. Not! You have to forget all this to have a nice pulpy loop. The same goes for tobacco or alcohol, which does not help to keep the lips healthy.
Finally, stress is the evil of the century, and it plays on the condition of our skin and our bad habits. It is out of the question that anxiety has an impact on our delicate mouth. Think about doing sports to evacuate, to relativize or to make you happy. Zen!
By paying attention to these aggravating factors, you will treat your lips chapped or dry.
How to moisturize chapped and/or damaged lips?
There is no secret to find beautiful lips smooth and supple, it is necessary to moisturize and nourish daily. As a big fan of ALL TIGERS, I immediately think of natural remedies. In fact, we treat the lipsNaturally... To drop the lipstick green ALL TIGERS!
1 > castor oil to help chapped lips
Among the many benefits of organic castor oil, We know his ability to rescue the chapped lips. Its Omega 3 content, in particular, strengthens its regeneration properties of damaged skins. Nothing surprising to find this magical oil, in organic version, as main ingredient of ALL TIGERS lipstick, for lips that remain comfortable, without drying out throughout the day.
2 > What vegetable oil to treat chapped lips?
Nourish your lips with FAT: this is what is advocated for not having dry lips permanently. As an alternative to castor oil, the olive oil is very used but the apricot oil is not in rest just like avocado oil, sweet almond, Macadamia, argan or sesame. The vegetable oils are not lacking however there is one that seems to me unavoidable: jojoba oil.
The jojoba organic vegetable oil is very useful when the lips are damaged and dehydrated. Jojoba oil is the wax contained in the jojoba seed. It is cultivated in South America essentially. Jojoba oil is a true beauty ally, it possesses healing and nourishing virtues. By the way... It is Present in the composition of ALL TIGERS lipsticks !
Like castor oil, jojoba oil is ideal for small skin blemishes such as chapped lips. To fill the chapping and other small cracks, place the natural 100% vegetable oil directly on the thin skin of the mouth. Did you know that jojoba oil densifiait the skin? Let her lay all night on your lips. From the next morning, your lips will be beautiful, smooth and ready to receive the matte lipstick of your choice. For as much to pursue: Castor oil and jojoba oil are at the heart of the ALL TIGERS formula, IIt is interesting to associate the two Natural Vegetable Oils 100% For a Permanently comfortable lips.
2 > Organic Shea butter for rehydrated lips
Shea butter has many virtues: it is moisturizing, nourishing and restorative. It is used on the whole body from head to toe. Shea butter provides elasticity to the epidermis. In addition, it is an excellent protector against UV rays, wind and cold. Inexpensive, it is natural and can be easily preserved. In short, a natural moisturizing product to always have on his hairdresser. Coconut butter, or a plain yogurt, are excellent alternatives for a lip cocoon mask effect.
3 > Use organic cucumber on your lips to hydrate them
Much less known, cucumber has proven itself on irritated and damaged lips. In fact, the cucumber is soaked with water. As a result, it is perfect for moisturizing the driest areas. It is often referred to as a vegetable to relieve the contour of the eyes but it is not used to relieve dehydrated and chapped lips. Just gently rub the cucumber slices on your lips or drop them for a few minutes. Thus, inflammations disappear just like chapping and crevices. It is advisable to do this several times a day. Similarly, fresh organic cucumber juice works on the damaged lips. In the same cool category, we will also mention Aloe Vera... Moreover present In the composition of natural lipstick and vegan ALL TIGERS.
The soft scrub for chapped lips
The lip scrub is essential to remove dead skin and have a smooth mouth. The scrub lets you hold your lipstick longer. Yes, we take care of his lips for a rendering to the top! We often zap this step yet make a gentle scrub for the lips is super easy and fast. For a better assimilation of the treatments, I advise you to carry out aGentle exfoliation of the lips at least once a week.
How to make a soft lip scrub? It only takes 3 ingredients to make a moisturizing and restorative lip scrub. Get 10 gr of red sugar, 5ml of olive oil, jojoba oil (unrefined extra virgin) and 5gr of honey. Mix it-all and then apply this mixture to the finger directly on the lips with soft and circular movements. Finally, rinse with lukewarm water.
Making a lip scrub once a week is essential to having glowing lips. Erase the lips and hydrate them are two indispensable steps for a healthy and glamorous mouth.
Chapped Lips: good choice of lipstick
As always, it is very important to pay attention to the makeup products we use. Indeed, some lipsticks dry out the lips, especially the formulas saturated in Petro-chemistry derivatives type Silicones : we love their flawless outfit and without transfer, but Hello lips dried, uncomfortable, striated chapping.
SI have a tendency to dry lips, it is better to prefer Those whose formula is nourishing over the duration, rich in vegetable oils actually nourishing. That's the whole idea of ALL TIGERS Range, very tenacious matte lipsticks enriched with vegetable oils to combine long outfit and comfort. The natural methods against chapped lips are numerous and do not fail: you no longer have excuses!
Do you have parched lips and/or chapped lips? What are your natural remedies? Did you know the cucumber tip? What vegetable oil do you make to moisturize the skin?
Cécile, from the blog Lizzie
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