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Shea Butter

"Shea butter is an intense moisturizer that works best for cracked/chapped skin. It supplies ultimate moisture that heals and lasts all day, is high in vitamins that play the role in healing the skin, and helps nourish and heal. It does have a light fragrance that might cause allergic reactions to those with sensitive skin. Use a very small amount and rub it into the lips, especially in any cracks you may have. Apply in the morning and again at night, but at night use it as a sort of spot treatment to the affected areas."

Quick & Easy Natural Fixes for Chapped Lips

By Megan McIntyre, Refinery29



Flakes, painful raw patches, that annoying white ring of dead skin

around your mouth - chapped lips are hella glamorous, no? Sure, you can

slather on balms to combat a parched pout, but sometimes we feel those store-bought lip salves do nothing more than get us hooked on the stuff. Natural remedies to the rescue!



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We checked in with dermatologist Dr. Marina Peredo to find out which

natural wonders would work, well, wonders on our chapped mouths. Here,

she's laid out the five ingredients that can cure your chapped lips, plus the pros and cons of each, how to use them most effectively, and why each is an essential in her winter beauty arsenal. Read on to learn the secrets to healthy, hydrated lips.



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