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lip balm is not the right remedy

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Dryness and flaking of the lips are considered the classic seasonal nuisances. Here's what to do to counter them

What is the right lip care? (photo Pixabay)

With the cold ours skin in general and the lips in particular they are not in top form. Here we immediately resort to lip stick, in the hope that it will save us. In reality it is not the solution more just.

Mkeep the lips soft and smooth with the arrival of winter, it may seem like a chimera since they are one of the parts most exposed to bad weather. Due to the temperature change, the skin on the lips immediately becomes dry and cracked. It would seem a negligible problem but in reality it is a rather annoying imperfection. Not only that: le micro-wounds on the surface they could become infected and turn into real problems.

In addition to climatic changes, also wet them too often with the saliva weakens the surface layer that protects them. Furthermore very common are the damages caused by smoke, give her alcoholic beverages and too aggressive toothpastes.

When the skin is very dry they can become small injury very annoying. These are also created in conjunction with colds or allergies, due to rubbing with handkerchiefs or other rough objects.

The best way to prevent this is to provide the lips withhydration and the food they need. Here then we resort to lip balm, always present in a woman's bag. What you need to know however, is that they represent only one temporary remedy, not a cure.

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oils and lip balms
oils and lip balms (photo Pixabay)

Lip balm does not go deep to treat the skin of our lips. Generally, it does downside is that the stick manages to soften the lips only momentarily, but then the effect vanishes. And so we are forced to apply the product several times throughout the day.

In general it should be borne in mind that if we don't drink enough water, our chapped lips will keep coming back, no matter how many remedies or lip balms we use.

Besides drinking there are also gods simple steps which is good to follow to take care of our lips

EXFOLIATE

Just one scrub based on natural products to take a first step towards solving the problem. A good method is to use brown sugar mixed with water and massage it on the lips gently so as to remove dry skin.

FEED WITH OILS

After taking a shower, using a lip oil to be absorbed on the skin guarantees the necessary nourishment. The advice is to massage a couple of drops of sesame seed oil, olive oil or a moisturizing oil chosen from among those available on the market. The oil on the lips has an effect a long duration.

MAKE PACKS

Make compresses with highly nourishing substances to be kept on the lips all night. For example, the honey it also has repairing properties and on small cuts it has a curative action.

About the author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barry Lachey is a Senior Editor at Zobuz. Previously he has worked for FOX Sports and MSNBC's "Morning Joe." he is a graduate of the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California. You can reach Barry via email or by phone.

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