Body & Soul: Chapped Lip Cure

| February/March 2006

  • This is a chapped lip cure treatment that has been passed down in my family for generations.

This is a treatment that has been passed down in my family for generations. My grandmother grew up in Ohio, where the winter weather is extremely cold and harsh. She remembers using this old-fashioned overnight cure for chapped lips. MAKES 1/2 OUNCE

• 1/2 teaspoon glycerin or honey
• 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
• 1/2 teaspoon castor oil

1. Mix together all ingredients. Spread the mixture on your lips and leave on overnight. In the morning, awake to smooth, soothed lips.

2. Any extra should be stored in the refrigerator because the recipe contains fresh lemon juice, which can spoil.

Janice Cox enjoys creating her own natural beauty products at her home in Medford, Oregon. For more of Janice’s wonderful, natural recipes, visit Natural Beauty at Home.  

Click here for the main article, Body & Soul: Natural Lip Gloss & Balm at Home.



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