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Jan 23, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Keeping Your Lips Soft This Winter

Cold winter weather is incredibly harsh on our skin and hair, but it's especially damaging to our lips. Our lips require extra moisture because our saliva dries out the skin on our lips. Therefore, it's important to know the basics of skin care that is specific to your lips.

Chapped lips can be painful and result in lips that look dull and flaky. By following these tips about keeping your lips in tip top shape, they will be luxuriously soft and hydrated no matter how cold and dry it is outside.

1. Exfoliate

Yes, lips require exfoliation just like the rest of your skin. To properly exfoliate lips, you can simply massage them with your toothbrush after every time you brush your teeth. Another option is to use a gentle scrub that contains ingredients that aren't harmful when ingested.

2. Moisturize

As stated above, lips require extra moisture. This is especially true during cold winter months when wind and dry air rob lips of the hydration they require to stay soft and kissable. 

Having a good lip balm is essential. Lip balm contains ingredients like shea butter, beeswax and thick oils that will attract extra moisture to your lips. The ingredients used in lip balms are extra thick so that they will stay on your lips for hours at a time.

You can find an effective lip balm in any drug store. One of the most popular lip balms of the moment is EOS Lip Balm. EOS is a fairly new company that has taken over the lip balm industry.

What makes EOS Lip Balm so special is its unique moisturizing formula. By using natural ingredients, you can apply this product repeatedly throughout the day without worrying about exposing your lips to harmful chemicals used in many beauty products.

Disclaimer: all pictures are from EOS instagram here

EOS Lip Balm also comes in a unique sphere shape. This means that when you feel your lips getting chapped, you don't have to spend five minutes digging around through your purse to find relief. 

EOS Lip Balm is perfect for the cold weather because it contains ingredients that deeply hydrate the lips. Vitamin E, shea butter and jojoba oil all provide instant moisture to lips that are cracked, chapped and irritated.

If your lips are prone to getting chapped and cracked during the cold winter months, it's time to start exfoliating and moisturizing them daily. By following these simple steps, your lips will be back to their kissable softness in no time.

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