Cracked or dry lips are common when temperatures are more extreme. You can moisturize them with natural homemade lip balm and home-made. The lips are our smile and a very sensual part of the face. With them we welcome food, we express ourselves and we kiss. It seems as if her delicate skin was a reflection of her delicate functions.
There are 3 basic care that the lips require:
They must be cleaned daily, especially if lipstick is used.
The lips tend to flake and crack. You can perform a very gentle exfoliation by applying a specific lip product or rubbing gently with a toothbrush with very fine bristles.
To protect against dehydration, it is essential to use a lip balm that prevents desiccation, nourishes deeply and protects.
Prepare your balms for the lips at home
Some of the basic ingredients of a good natural lip balm are: coconut oil and shea butter .
The coconut oil in external use, it is very moisturizing. To this we must add its antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal properties.
The shea butter offers skin protection against external agents and sun. It also softens, nourishes, activates skin regeneration and prevents the formation of labial stretch marks.
Here we propose two lip balms 100% vegetable and you can easily do at home.
- 1 tbsp candelilla wax
- 2 tbsp of coconut oil
- 2 tbsp of shea butter
- 15 drops of mint essential oil
- Melt the wax, oil and butter in a water bath. Mix well.
- Add the mint essential oil.
- Pour into the container you are going to use and let it solidify.
- 3 tbsp of cocoa butter
- 1 tbsp of coconut oil
- 1 tbsp of your favorite tea (cinnamon, ginger, Christmas, lemon …)
- Melt the butter and oil in a bain-marie and mix well.
- Add the tea and let stand 10-15 min.
- Strain, pour into the final container and allow to solidify.
For the preparation of this homemade balm you will need the oil obtained from the raspberry seeds, which contains vitamin E and omega 3 and 6 essential oils. Look for it in your trusted herbalist.
As a result, you will get a chemical-free product that will help you maintain beautiful and youthful lips. This balm can be stored for up to 6 months at room temperature.