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Do your lips get chapped during the winter months? Experts say this could be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, smoking, not getting proper nutrition, and too much sun exposure.

While ChapStick works wonders for soothing sore lips, there are plenty of other natural remedies out there. They’ll even help you save money, as you probably already have many of them at home!

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Certain foods, like honey and sugar, can soothe and exfoliate, respectively, leaving your lips soft and smooth.


Vaseline, aloe vera, and coconut oil can also do the trick.

Rubbing a slice of cucumber on your lips has been known to stimulate the production of collagen.

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And, above all, stay hydrated. Drinking enough water can prevent your lips from cracking.

Beth Sawicki About the author:
Beth Sawicki is a content editor at Rare. Email her at Beth@Rare.us.
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