Soothe A Sore Nose With Coconut Oil

Soothe a Sore Nose With Coconut Oil

After a few days with a cold, tissues start feeling like sandpaper on your nose. A little coconut oil on the nostrils will help soothe that dryness.

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When your nose is irritated, you want quick relief. The standby for most people is petroleum jelly which tends to get sticky (and smell a bit). Coconut oil helps with dry skin, so it makes sense it works for a dry nose too.

Everyday Roots suggests a little of soft (but not melted) coconut oil applied with a cotton bud. The oil melts with the body heat on your skin and prevents cracking. Check out the link for other easy and inexpensive tips to deal with a dry nose.

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    Any moisturiser will do the trick, but start doing it before your nose gets red and sore. Kleenex make tissues with an oil in them, they work well too.

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