How to Avoid Dry Lips During Winter

Chapped lips are a common problem in winters for adults as well as children. Due to dry air the natural moisturizer of your body gets dry, which is why the entire body including your lips gets dehydrated.

This problem is not only annoying, but it becomes painful as well, because chapped lips might make things difficult for you while speaking an eating. You have to do extra care once they are chapped, but if you make sure to keep them moist on daily bases by following few tips then it will remain soft.

Keep one thing in mind only external moisturizer is not required internal is equally important. In order to stop the depletion of moisturizer in lips, following techniques will definitely make your life easy.


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    The first and the most important tip which can cure various problems related to skin is the intake of water. If you make a habit of drinking up to eight glasses of water in winters, which is though difficult, it will keep you far away from dryness.

    Water will help in maintaining the internal moisturizer of your body at a moderate level and if the internal system is properly working then it is quite easy to take good care of the external system as well.

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    You should always keep a lip balm in your bag, purse or car, because in winters the more you are exposed to the external environment more chances of dryness increases.

    Before leaving home never forget to apply a lip balm.

    There are several lip balms in market with excellent quality, but you have to be very careful while selecting the best one or the one which suits you the most.

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    The top ten lip balms with tremendous qualities are as follow

    Vaseline Lip Therapy Petroleum Jelly:

    Customers who are looking for a natural petroleum jelly with zero antioxidants or fancy oils then this is the best choice.

    Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm:

    With the ingredients of coconut oil, pepper mint oil and sunflower, this balm is perfect for the nourishment of skin.

    Carmex Original Formula

    Being the oldest product in market, it has gained great sum of reliability. It contains Lanolin, cocoa butter and natural emollients, which will keep your lips moist for a longer period.

    Eucerin's Aquaphor Healing Ointment:

    With the healing quality, this product can be used on hands or any other cracked area besides lips.

    Kiehl’s Lip Balm:

    Kiehl’s Lip balm with SPF 4 it contains cotton seed oil.

    Netrogena Lip Boost Intense Moisture Therapy:

    This product is well known for enhancing lip fullness, besides keeping them moisturized. You can also find different flavours like Strawberry, Minted Rose and Brambleberry.

    Smith’s Rosebud Salve:

    This flavoured balm is another option to cure your issue. It can also be used on elbows and knees.

    L'Occitane Shea Butter Lip Balm:

    This lip balm has to be applied once and you will feel the change.

    Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF 15:

    With a smooth feel this lip balm has a non greasy effect and it also gives protection against ultra violet rays.

    Clinique Super balm Moisturizing Gloss:

    This two and one product (gloss and balm in one tube) is available in eight tremendous shades.

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    The best selection of lip balm would be the one which contains SPF 4 or 15, but do consult a dermatologist if your problem is not being solved or else it will get worse day by day.

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