Monday, February 1, 2010

Home Remedy: Chapped Lip

Have a child with a persistent chapped lip? Delved into savings trying every brand of chapstick and lip moisturizer? We found a solution that finally worked with Silas, our champion top lip sucker.

Follow these simple steps:
1. Wet the chapped lip with water. (We held a wet washcloth on his lip for a few secs).
2. Slather on petroleum jelly.
3. Repeat these steps throughout the day like they're going out of style.
4. Once the redness starts to subside you can skip step one
     and continue with step two.
5. Once the redness is completely gone don't put on yer party hats yet.
      Learn from my mistake. Keep using the Vaseline for a few days.
6. Sleep with one eye open and if you see a hint of redness coming back,
     you better get on it and start with step two pronto.
     (Step one is only necessary when severe chappage is happening).

His chapped lip improved in a day, completely gone within 2 weeks. 
Here are some before and after pics: 



1 comment:

  1. Wow! His lip does look a lot better! Leah licks her lips until it looks like she has applied bright red lip liner, so we'll have to give this a try!