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!
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.