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19th Feb 2019

This very simple beauty hack will FINALLY heal your dry chapped lips

Cathy Donohue

I can’t be the only one with this beauty woe.

If you’ve ever suffered chapped, peeling lips that will not soften no matter how many times you apply Vaseline/lip balm, then you’ll know how frustrating it is.

It drives me around the bend and I figure if I’m finding it an issue, I can’t be the only one suffering from this beauty bugbear.

I’ve tried numerous products, with some working better than others as you can see from the ones I’ve picked below, but still the rough, flaking skin returns, and this unpredictable weather situation hasn’t helped.

However, I’ve come across a handy hack that might just put an end to it, finally.

NUKE Reve de Miel, €19

Spotted on Allure, you’ll need a green tea bag which has been dipped in warm water for a couple of minutes.

Remove it, drain the excess water from the bag and gently move it back and forth across your lips, taking away the excess flakes (disgusting I know).

This has a triple action: exfoliates, softens the lips and helps calm down any inflammation.

This is a step up from the toothbrush tip (where you use a toothbrush to gently scrub your lips) which can be a little sore at times.

In future, I’ll be stocking up on the green tea…

Nivea Blueberry Blush, €2.99

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