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How to Make a Lip Mask for Extremely Dry Lips

by Lisa Finn
Biting your dry lips can lead to sores or even more scales.

Biting your dry lips can lead to sores or even more scales.

Don't scale back on your outdoor activities just because cold weather has turned your pretty pucker to a pout. Fight the effects of winter weather on your lips by creating a homemade lip remedy from ingredients that can be found right in your kitchen and bathroom. A lip mask with natural ingredients -- including antioxidants and essential oils -- can quickly turn your scaly lips into a mountain of moisture. Apply your lip mask as needed and it'll be smooth sailing for you and your rough lips.

Pour 1 tablespoon honey into the bowl.

Puncture a vitamin-E capsule with the tip of a sharp knife and squeeze the contents into the bowl.

Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice into the mixture. Stir ingredients together.

Drop in five drops of lavender oil and five drops of almond oil. Mix ingredients again using your spoon to form the lip balm.

Scoop the remainder into a small, airtight storage container. Keep it in the refrigerator for up to six months.

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