Dry lips don’t only look bad, but quite frequently are related with pain. Chances for the appearance of dry lips increase as a result of: stress, lack of vitamins A and E and also because of elevated body temperature. Lips unlike the rest of the skin don’t have greasy glands, which would keep them soft. Besides then of the lips by itself it’s thinner which is why they are more sensitive.
A change in weather has a huge effect on: skin, hair, mood and on lips too. Which is why, we will give you several advices on how to keep your lips soft and healthy through the entire year.
There are more ways to remove the dry parts of the lips. The best thing to do is take a toothbrush and rub it gently on the lips. Lips get a natural ruddy color, put a little bit of balsam and no lipstick is required.
REGULAR LIPS HYDRATION
Lips need bigger hydration then the face, because the skin is thinner and gentler and quickly dries out. You should pick a cream/lip balm/ balsam/, which will suit the lips.
CAREFUL CHOICE OF LIPSTICKS
Some lipsticks have a formula that can additionally dry the lips- such for example mat lipsticks which look amazing, but are actually very dry. If you still decide to use mat lipstick, it’s good to put some lip balm before you apply lipstick.
Lips need protection from the sun even in the winter. On the contrary as time goes by they can become darker or even tiny freckles may appear. Many of the lip products have a protection factor, you just need to pay attention on what is written on the product.
When powder is applied, often is also applied on the lips, in order to neutralize the color so that there can be a good base for the lipstick. But powder dries lips and easily gets inside pores, with it looking very unattractively even under a lipstick.
As you clean your face from makeup, before sleep so should you clean the lips. Leftovers from lipstick can with time cause a change in color. During the night the lips should regenerate and rest.
TAKE PLENTY OF FLUIDS
Lip balsam is not sufficient. An insufficient input of liquids during the day, can lead to a dehydration of the lips.
Other suggestions that you can apply are: Homemade peeling, tea with honey and olive oil.