Dry air, constant AC, chilly winds – all these environmental factors can contribute to dry, chapped lips. But what to do? Dry, chapped lips are not only uncomfortable, they also don’t look great and definitely won’t help with lipstick application and staying power! If you’re looking for the perfect pout à la Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, look no further:
DOS and DON’TS of prevent and heal dry, chapped lips
DON’T use something if it tingles, irritates or burns your lips.
DON’T use lip products with camphor, eucalyptus, fragrances, lanolin, menthol, and citrus or cinnamon flavouring, which can all irritate lips.
DON’T lick, bite or pick at your lips.
DO look for products with ceramides, mineral oil, petrolatum, shea putter, petroleum jelly
DO check that your lip products are fragrance free and hypoallergenic.
DO apply lip balm several times a day and before bed.
DO always wear sun protection on your lips
DO stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.
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