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Chapped Lips

What are Chapped Lips?

Chapped lips are characterized by cracking, fissuring, and peeling of the skin of the lips. Lips that are chapped feel uncomfortable, and they crack and peel. Unfortunately, many people aggravate the problem by repeatedly licking their lips to moisten them.

Treatments

A light moisturizing lip balm that's free of camphor or menthol but contains ingredients with emollient properties such as beeswax, shea butter and natural oils is best for chapped lips. Make sure it contains a sunscreen, and reapply as often as necessary. At night, intensify the treatment by using a heavier emollient ointment. Always check with your dermatologist.

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All about Chapped Lips

Chapped lips are a common problem during the cold winter months, especially for people who spend a lot of time outdoors. Lips that are chapped feel uncomfortable, and they crack and peel. Unfortunately, many people aggravate the problem by repeatedly licking their lips to moisten them. This only makes the problem worse.

What Causes Them?

The most common cause of chapped, cracked lips is dryness. Lips normally have a thin layer of moisture covering them for protection. The cold winds of winter combined with dry indoor heat can remove enough of this protective moisture layer to cause lips to become dry and cracked. Skin in the lip area is also thinner, which predisposes lips to moisture loss.

On the other hand, some medical problems can also cause chronically dry, cracked lips including an underactive thyroid gland, autoimmune diseases, allergies and chronic mouth breathing. Allergies to ingredients in toothpaste can cause problems as well as some medications that dry out the lips and mouth. That's why it's a good idea to see a doctor if chapped lips are a persistent problem.

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A daily use lip balm protects, softens and restores suppleness.
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0.1 oz | AE100
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This SPF 15 lip balm smoothes, softens and leaves lips hydrated.
$15.00
0.32oz | KF112
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Helps to moisturize, repair and protect dry and chapped lips.
$12.00
0.4oz | LO486
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A dual-ended pen with two reservoirs; a volumizing lip treatment and a lip colour treatment.
$39.00
0.16 oz | TL068
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Offers on-the-spot, targeted relief for dry lips, cuticles, feet, hands.
$12.00
0.5 oz | PN075
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Long-lasting hydration for fast and dramatic lip repair.
$38.00
0.33oz | CZ017
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A rich, buttery lip balm that melts on the lips and offers a shiny, tinted finish.
$12.00
0.21oz | KO263
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A lip balm in a stick that helps to prevent dry, chapped lips.
$15.00
0.17oz | DK029
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Achieve your puckering potential, organically.
$15.00
0.5oz | JB057
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Multifunctional advanced formula protects and improves the delicate skin on your lips.
$12.00
0.2 oz | MS005
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A rose flavored hydrating lip balm that nourishes with stem cell technology.
$22.00
0.2 oz | RD108
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This lip treatment contains eight essential vitamins, nutrients and minerals plus advanced sun protection.
$21.00
0.5 oz | EA195
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