Chapped dry lips and winters go hand in hand.The dry winter air dries your lips making it not only painful but also flaky. The good news is like every problem has a solution, here are ways to keep your lips moisturized and healthy too even in severest of winters!
Stop Licking Your Lips
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It is natural to lick your lips assuming that it will prevent dryness and also to get rid of the flakes but the reality is it will worsen dryness and crack your lips. The bacteria present in saliva will worsen it. Instead of licking your lip, make your own lip scrub with sugar and honey mixed together to create a scrub and to exfoliate. After which you can apply some coconut oil or almond oil to moisturize your lips.
Choose The Right Lip Balm
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With so much to choose from in the market when it comes to lip balms, make sure you buy balms that are naturally made. Most of the natural lip balms contain either shea butter, cocoa butter, coconut oil, vitamin E oil and beeswax.Lip balms that contain menthol or camphor are not safe to use. Make sure to read the ingredients before you buy your lip balms.
Say No To Matte LipSticks
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Don’t we all love lipstick?However, it’s best to avoid matte lipsticks during winter as they make your lips dry.Lip glosses or sheer lipsticks are a better choice. If you have to use matte lipstick then make sure you use some lip balm or a lip primer to even out the roughness before you apply the matte lipstick.
Remember To Take Warm Showers
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The temperature of water during shower matters much. Take warm shower and not hot showers because the latter will speed up the drying process of your skin and lips.
Don’t Forget To Drink Water
During winters we tend to drink less water, but make sure you drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. Because a well hydrated you automatically means your lips will be hydrated too!
Note these easy tips this winter and keep your lips well moisturized.
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