Few things are more irritating than chapped lips. It’s uncomfortable (honestly, it hurts a little). I can’t stop picking flakes and no lipstick. But worst of all, I feel like nothing I do will help. . There is no quick fix. Anyone else share their struggles? I started.
From providing a comprehensive guide to our lip skin types to asking editors for their favorite lip hydrating products, I think I’ve cracked the code that makes my lips crack. Read on to find out why not (gasp, I know) and best practices for permanently locking in moisture on your lips.
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Why is my chapstick not working all the time?
A major source of frustration for my chapped lips is consistently using certain products without seeing results. Brittany Brancart Find out why lipstick isn’t the answer to how to moisturize your lips.
“Our lips are delicate and thin. Typically, chapsticks only provide temporary hydration while combining other ingredients that may cause irritation. That temporary hydrator seal. She says that this creates a cycle of chasing hydration without relief, during which her lips become drier and scaly. Basically my problem is the tee.
Charlotte ParlorTips for completing the “Moisture Sand”
Perler shared the secret to soothing her lips on Instagram, AKA my recent savior. Designed to lock everything in for dramatic effect. Implement this in your skincare routine or use as needed. You can thank her later.
- Moisten your lips with a sip of water. As mentioned earlier, Perler says this is very important because the skin on your lips has no sebaceous glands and water is an excellent base.
- Apply a generous amount of lip balm or lip balm and lather your lips. After taking a sip of water, the balm or cream provides instant hydration to your lips.In her video, Parlor La Roche Posay Cica Paste Balmis a multipurpose vitamin B5 cream for dry skin.
- Top everything off with an ointment. This is the third most important ingredient in the Moisture Sandwich. This is to lock in all the work you just did and let your lips absorb the moisture and cream. It’s the top piece of bread that keeps everything inside (the metaphor must go on). You can use Aquaphor or Vaseline (I love these mini lip tab) for this step.
Yes, you may look crazy, but it’s better than flaky lips. “can do.
Our editors’ favorite products for dry lips
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask
Why we recommend it: This is the last thing I do before I go to bed and one of the first things I am grateful for when I wake up in the morning. It’s always my answer when someone asks me how to keep my lips moisturized. locks in moisture. Moisture Wrap Technology uses hyaluronic acid, Moisturizers (attracts water from the air and skin) and other minerals that act as a barrier for the lips. This product is definitely a cult favorite and every one of my friends has one too.
Merit Tinted Lip Oil in Warm Clear
Why we recommend it: MERIT nailed it with this formula. Clean, effective and free of potentially toxic additives, this sheer oil leaves my lips super hydrated with a lasting subtle sheen. Best of all, it leaves no sticky residue behind.I always keep one of this in my purse, on my desk, and in my makeup bag. Millennial signature lipstick— I love it. )
phytoglow lip balm with sodium
Why we recommend it: For deeply moisturised, glossy lips. This product from Naturium has the best of both worlds: an ultra-moisturizing lip gloss and a nourishing lip balm. I wear it all day long, but I especially like it before bed. Contains botanical squalane and shea butter to moisturize and smooth lips. I have this lip balm in clear but it comes in several different shades!
LiveTinted, Unity Balm Gloss
Why we recommend it: This gloss should always be in your bag or on your desk. I ditched all other chapsticks for this one product of his. The ultra-moisturizing formula is packed with squalane, hyaluronic acid, and vitamins C and E to provide hydration plus all these bonus skin care ingredients. and lasts for hours. Plus, I like to add that extra glow to something special. This is very much appreciated as I love products that work in multiple ways.
Revision Skincare Youthful Lip Replenisher
Why we recommend it: It’s hard to describe my pure love for this product. Even if you don’t have chapped lips, nothing works as well as Revision’s products. Glide on a gooey substance (armed with hyaluronic acid, shea butter, and antioxidants) to plump and moisturize lips for hours.The only drawback is that the product So It is sticky and sticky, so it can only be used as a night treatment. However, if you don’t mind the consistency of the Lancôme Juicy Tube Style a bit, keep it matte all day long.
Augustine Bader Lip Balm
Why we recommend it: Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to the lip balm that puts an end to all lip balms. This ultra-nutritive pick from Augustinus Bader offers a clean, vegan, and sustainable package. I love rubbing it all over my lips at night, in the morning, and whenever my pucker needs a little love. This also works as an eye balm. I told you… Wonderbalm!
Alder New York 4x Lip Balm Set
Why we recommend it: I move around a lot, but the only consistency in my humble abode seems to be an interest in places that need extra hydration infused into my skin care routine. Chicago…some can withstand harsh weather.)
However, my lips improved when I discovered Alder New York’s 4 pack balm. Unlike other balms (or the no-go chapsticks I mentioned above), these sink deep into my lips, nourishing and moisturizing them from the inside out. I like that it gives a nice finish. The cocoa butter, candelilla wax, and vitamin E balm formula means my lips are clean and receiving effective treatment.
I always have a tube Vanilla Kush in my purse, eucalyptus mint on my desk, unscented balm in my car, and my all-time favorite citron in my pocket.
Three Ships Buttercream Hydrating Lip Mask
Why we recommend it: I’m constantly changing my purse and diaper bag, so I don’t remember packing a lip hydrator. You can use it up to twice a day as needed.It is 100% plant based and I love how it leaves my lips moist and soft.
What is your favorite hydrated pout product? Continue the list in the comments!