T.There are two types of lip balms. And a no-frills tube that deploys in the event of chapping, peeling, cracking, or even bleeding.
In the winter, a no-frills tube is invaluable as it allows you to restore, replenish and transform your lips in a matter of days. A hokey corky between the wind blowing in and wreaking havoc.
Some medications (particularly for acne), vitamin deficiencies (a lack of vitamin B12 from food is common), and an irresistible urge to nibble on loose flakes exacerbate the problem and force you to pull out the big guns. Hmm.
I was stocking up on something that worked spectacularly Aquaphor Lip Repair Whenever I’m in the US (you can get it on Amazon for about $5), Eucerin Acute Lip Balm (£5.25) is about the same and available in Boots. Not glamorous, but works quickly and efficiently and is cheap enough that I slather every hour to lock in moisture and keep my skin supple Lips never feel bare because it allows for the best practice of
If you have cracked skin, you will need something heavier. My ingredient of choice is lanolin, which is unfashionable but unmatched. Lanolips Definitely better (original 101 ointment, £7.33, well worth it for medical grade lanolin) but I also got very enthusiastic dr sam bunting lip balm (£12), contains both lanolin for moisturizing and ceramides to repair damage from chewing, picking and cracking.
old favorites emergency beautyworthy of attention Ultra Repair Lip Therapy (£11) has a ton of good stuff in it: soothing allantoin and oatmeal, and not one but three heavy-duty, trusty moisturizers: glycerin, shea butter and squalane. It’s effective and you won’t slip down just by looking at the cuppa.
If you absolutely can’t stand the waxy, oily feel of a balm, we recommend Dr Esho’s deceptively thin-textured balm. drench hyaluronic acid lip serum (£19.99) is a perfect alternative, if expensive. The milky moisturizer feels like a face serum, but soothes, smoothes, and hydrates amazingly quickly, almost immediately leaving no shine, resulting in a lipstick stable that doesn’t attract hair like flypaper. You can form a base.