Cracked Lips Remedies

Antibacterial Ointment

Posted by Pam (Gainesville, Ga) on 01/11/2013

5 out of 5 stars

I had a extreme dry lip drawback after getting back from China. I remembered dropping a tube of lip gloss on the ground so I handled my lips as if that they had some type of micro organism an infection they usually obtained properly. I can not bear in mind what all I used…. Colloidal silver perhaps and/or Neosporin.

Azg’s Pure Lip Balm

Posted by Azg (Toronto, On) on 09/27/2009

5 out of 5 stars

I began making my very own lip balm to make use of for myself after I was pregnant and to present away as items… It is a fairly primary formulation. About 50% Beeswax, 10% Oil, 40% Olive oil (or some other type of vegetable oil).

Years in the past I used to work with a girl who seemed my age…I used to be shocked to find she had a daughter my age! She stated her secret was placing petroleum jelly round her eyes each night time. I researched it and found that, whereas in concept it could work, it was VERY poisonous to the physique to use something with Mineral Oils or Mineral Oil-derivatives in it. After some extra analysis, I discovered that beeswax is an excellent higher “sealant” than Petroleum Jelly is – and it is all pure!

So I began utilizing my lip balm round my eyes each single night time as an alternative of a watch cream. I can’t let you know…the positive strains have DISAPPEARED! My eye space is dewy and mushy. I get carded regularly and other people do not imagine that I’m 30 years previous.

If you do not have the persistence to make your personal lip balm, please purchase one on the well being meals retailer. DO NOT USE ANYTHING WITH MINERAL OILS. Keep away from ones with Peppermint Important Oils because the vapours are irritating to the attention. Attempt to go unscented.

Even for those who purchase one of many fancy natural model lipbalms at $6 or $7 for one stick, it is going to truthfully final you at the least Four or 5 months…which remains to be approach cheaper (and FAR more practical) than these $100 containers of fancy brand-name anti-aging eye lotions which are loaded with poisonous chemical compounds.

P.S. Do you know Propylene Glycol is an industrial anti-freeze and it is in 90% of all standard face lotions/physique lotions?!? Go seize your bottle of drug retailer/division retailer lotion and skim the substances. Nonetheless assume the solar causes pores and skin most cancers?!? Or perhaps the chemical compounds in your skincare???

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Coconut Oil

Posted by Tamara (Fort Collins, Co) on 12/19/2009

5 out of 5 stars

Coconut oil cured my cracked, peeling lips! Dwelling in Colorado, the air could be chilly and dry, and my lips have taken a beating, plus I are likely to chew on them in the event that they’re peeling. Then all types of hassle begins and I get a chilly sore. I’ve tried lots to rehydrate them, like placing completely different oils and balms and even honey on them. I discovered my resolution accidentally. I like coconut oil and use it as my go-to moisturizer for every little thing, however have been dissatisfied in its capacity to assist my lips topically. Nonetheless, I adore it for the remainder of my pores and skin. However it wasn’t till I began feeling sick and did what I all the time do to maintain from getting no matter is ailing me (colds, flu, chilly sores, even UTIs!) that I observed; I take a number of doses of coconut oil all through the day. Not solely did I not get no matter I felt was looming, however my lips smoothed proper up. However I did not get why (doh!) on the time. I finished the extreme coconut remedy, though I nonetheless oil pull with it and put a small quantity in my tea, and increase, a day later my lips had been again to their regular, cracked selves. Ta-da! Mild bulb…. I want extra coconut oil. Now, on a regular basis I take a couple of 1/2-1 tablespoon 3-Four or extra instances a day (I occur to adore it so I are likely to do lots with it) and have easy, uncracked lips. I like coconut oil! I simply take an enormous ole’ spoonful of natural oil and munch away (because it’s chilly now).

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Posted by Elin (The Hague, The Netherlands) on 11/28/2012

Very first thing I do, after I discover my lips flip dry over the course of the day, is drink a glass of water.

It is normally an indication I am barely dehydrated. I discovered this out after I labored at a retailer the place that they had a blower-heater on the entrance – making the air very dry – mixed with being busy and never having the time to drink throughout busy hours.

For dry, painful cracked lips, a 30 minute glycerine lip therapy will assist. Merely put a thick layer of glycerine onto your lips, as thick as doable, and let it sit for at the least 30 minutes. Go away it alone, do not smear it out or contact it. It is sticky and candy, so be sure you have a straw at hand for those who get thirsty…

After 30 minutes or longer, gently take away the glycerine with a mushy tissue. Generally, the lips might be completely mushy once more, and even the painful cracks can have healed.

I personally do not feel glycerine is one thing for on daily basis use, nevertheless it works wonders when wanted.

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Posted by Jaykay (Vancouver, Canada) on 09/15/2014

5 out of 5 stars

I’ve had dry, cracked lips for about 14 years. I’ve been utilizing carmex to date. I’ve been utilizing it virtually each day, nevertheless it by no means actually helps a lot. It simply covers up the issue.

I attempted grapefruit seed extract a couple of times a day just lately and it really works! It would not cowl up the issue, it eradicates the dry lips utterly. Only a tiny quantity of the liquid utilized throughout your lips.


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Posted by KT (Irvine, CA) on 05/19/2009

5 out of 5 stars

This web site is a life changer. First, I removed my constipation of 36 years by taking Cal-Magazine each day and now lastly, after struggling 30 years from Chapped, Cracked, Peeling, Hurting lips, I checked this web site once more and L-Lysine had probably the most votes, so tried it and noticed INSTANT outcomes, inside 12 hours! I took 1000 mg for the primary two days after which diminished it to 500mg, this being my 4th day. I might be lowering it to 500 mg as soon as every week. I’m in heaven, the place I no extra have to abandon my toothpastes, considering they’re the wrongdoer. I’m again to utilizing my natural toothpaste. Life is Nice, with easy, pink lips. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR FEEDBACK with INSTRUCTIONS.

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Posted by Jennifer (Dawn, Fl, Usa) on 12/02/2011

5 out of 5 stars

I stay in scorching, humid South Florida so I haven’t got a lot of an issue with dry pores and skin. Nonetheless, after I return as much as the freezing north within the wintertime, the wind and chilly makes my lips get chapped and generally I get dry, itchy pores and skin. Lanolin oil has been a lifesaver for me! It heals my chapped lips and can also be nice on dry, cracked palms or tough elbows. Lanolin cream is definitely very simple to search out within the child/maternity part of the pharmacy, it’s normally marketed as a breast cream for breastfeeding moms (and supposedly works properly for this objective, too). It is a 100% pure oil that’s from the sheared wool of sheep. A big tube will value you round $14 however I have been utilizing it each day on my lips for two years and am solely by means of half the tube. After making use of, my lips are moisturized, they heal properly they usually get plumper and redder. I will by no means search for one other lip product – that is the one! 🙂

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Manuka Honey in Coconut Oil

Posted by Lon (Stanhope, NJ) on 02/18/2009

5 out of 5 stars

Lip Fissures:

My son, with Down Syndrome, has a number of continual illnesses ensuing from poor nutrient absorbtion, due to having Hirschsprung’s Illness and an ileostomy…reminiscent of, candida, fungal nails, cracks on heels and between toes, gingivitis, fatty liver, tendency towards dehydration and so forth. He additionally had mono just lately and will have insuline resistance. All he needs to eat is meat, which appears to be frequent with different individuals who have this illness. Once I to attempt bribe him to eat natural greens or fruits, I observed that these meals, in addition to the costly dietary supplements I give him, are handed by means of his system undigested. He would not chew properly both. These days I purchased a blender so he can have nutritious smoothies. I’ve additionally switched to liquid dietary supplements after I can discover them.

All of his life, he has had a fissure on his decrease lip. It usually cracks open and bleeds. He additionally has surgical scars on his stomach which turn into sores due to a behavior he has of adjusting the waistband of his pants. I’ve tried each angle, additional fluids, dietary supplements, completely different lip balms, food plan, tea tree oil. The tea tree oil tastes unhealthy, so he would not tolerate it, though it could have helped. I attempt to watch ph stability, however when he is in school, on the sitters or out and about, he will get loads of junk meals given to him by people who find themselves attempting to be variety. I puposely do not give him extra cash, so he cannot purchase snacks. His trainer stated she needed to cease properly that means folks from consistently bringing treats for her college students. Not too long ago on a college area journey,a waitress purchased him soda…this occurs so usually, I really feel i can not win relating to food plan, however I do my greatest at dwelling.

I learn just lately that lively manuka honey from New Zealand is now being utilized in hospitals to deal with continual wounds and mattress sores particularly for folks with diabetes. A tradition is not wanted as a result of the honey kills all kinds of organisms together with fungus and MRSA. It is also used to deal with sure digestive issues. In the event you analysis it you will be amazed. The honey is accessible in several strengths, with quite a few ten or extra, indicating exercise stage, really helpful for wound therapeutic. It’s costly, however we tied it. It appeared to assist just a little, however my son retains licking it off as quickly because it’s utilized. The recommmended technique is to use the honey to a sterile dressing and canopy the wound; in fact i can not do this on his lip. I lastly considered mixing the honey with a small quantity of virgin coconut oil to make it keep on higher, and rub it generously into the crack. We apply it a number of instances a day. The crack is now fifty p.c smaller after solely a pair ofdays. We have by no means had even minor success with some other technique.

We’re so happy with the outcomes! We have been helped a lot from the numerous posts right here at earth clinic. For the primary time, I really feel I’ve some management with my son’s points, due to the success we have skilled with the rekmedies right here. If one factor would not work, we research the assorted posts and tweek the therapy till one thing helps. We hope we may give again to the folks from everywhere in the world who share their treatments right here, by sharing this info.

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Mentholatum Ointment

Posted by Suzy Q (Birmingham, Alabama) on 08/19/2011

5 out of 5 stars

A bit of Mentholatum Ointment rubbed within the cracks that shaped within the nook of my mouth gave me on the spot ache aid. By Day 2 the cracks had been utterly gone! This ointment could be present in any retailer that sells chilly medicines.

Mustard Oil

Posted by Tina (Princeton, N J ) on 09/21/2011

I used to be in India just lately and was informed of this do-it-yourself Ayurvedic tip to stop chapped lips. With winter coming across the nook, I assumed it’d come in useful for some EC readers: Gently therapeutic massage one or two drops of mustard oil into your stomach button at night time, earlier than going to sleep. Within the morning, your lips might be mushy. Continued use will even make your facial pores and skin brighter. I attempted to do some on-line analysis as to why that is efficient however couldn’t discover any. Massaging oil within the stomach button will not be new to me although. I do know of an Ayurvedic therapeutic massage tip to assist enhance one’s eyesight which says gently massaging sesame or coconut oil in a clockwise course within the navel at night time helps to mitigate any eye issues and to strengthen one’s imaginative and prescient. I suppose mustard oil works on the lips! Anyway, I’ll attempt it this winter. BTW, mustard oil, which is type of sturdy smelling, is accessible in Indian grocery shops.

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Shea Butter

Posted by DZ (New Canaan, CT) on 11/26/2007

5 out of 5 stars

Reponse to Sandy concerning her peeling lips: I’ve had comparable reactions after utilizing lipstick from MAC a number of years in the past. Nonetheless, I found after spending weeks attempting to heal them that almost all lipsticks and even chapsticks, balms, and so forth. (even the pure ones) comprise some sort of alcohol! So the peeling cycle by no means ends. I imagine this can be a advertising scheme by the businesses that manufacture the merchandise. In case your lips are dry you’ll regularly apply the product — very sneaky!! I counsel you solely use 100% pure merchandise like shea butter (my favourite, labored in 2 days after making use of 2x a day). Coconut oil may additionally work. I’ve additionally used Vaseline nevertheless it did not work as quick because the shea butter (which I purchased very cheaply at iherb… be sure that it is 100% shea). Hope this helps. Please give us an replace!

Sugar, Oil, Vaseline, ACV

Posted by Marina (Bordeaux, France) on 02/11/2009

5 out of 5 stars

After attempting quite a few sorts of lipbalms and oils i realised that the one solution to cease my lips chapping all yr spherical 24/7 was to use technique and method.

With Four magical substances:

1) Sugar
2) Oil
3) Vaseline
4) ACV

Utilizing a clear toothbrush i do a mild sugar and oil scrub on my lips morning AND night time to brush away any useless pores and skin cells and maintain them at bay.

At night time i swipe on some ACV from a cotton disc earlier than making use of oil once more (this additionally removes useless pores and skin whereas holding lips plump, bacteria-free and nourished).

– If not too bothersome i’d even advise re-applying ACV throughout the day earlier than any balm (particularly for many who get chapped lips regardless of including balm like me!).

As for morning routine i brush my lips with vaseline earlier than stepping out into winter climate (this protects them properly – you possibly can really feel they turn into much less delicate to the chilly).

My lips have all the time been extraordinarily chapped and easy balms have by no means been sufficient for me. Issues i’ve learnt which have allowed me to have fantastically easy lips had been,

1) the above
2) avoiding mouth space when washing face with beauty merchandise nevertheless,
3) scrubbing lips with pure merchandise on a each day (lips love exfoliation as does the pores and skin on our face!)

Dietary supplements

Posted by Sandy (Within the sticks, Nevada) on 11/24/2007

(Please publish query on web site) I like your web site and have been going to put in writing for months now. I apologize for sending you all of this suggestions and these questions directly, however right this moment is the day that I’ve time. Does anybody on the market have a remedy for peeling lips? I’ve all the time been liable to chapped lips and dwelling in Nevada would not assist, however a couple of yr and a half in the past I attempted a kind of eight hour, final all day lipsticks and had a response to it. My lips burned and harm! The ache left ultimately, however since then my backside lip is in a relentless state of peeling. It’s getting higher, however I’m so bored with it. Please assist me out. As a aspect notice, I’m now utilizing all natural/pure cosmetics and wonder merchandise with steering from the Environmental Working Group web site.

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