The skin on your lips, like the delicate area around your eyes, is different to the rest of your skin because it doesn’t have oil glands. The eye area makes it by drawing oils from your face but your lips don’t do that. This explains why, no matter how often you scrub your lips and apply treatments, they always default back to dry.
The age-old usage of petroleum jelly does work, when it comes to protecting your lips from the elements, but it doesn’t do much for skin that is already dry. Try to use lip care twice daily, once to protect and once to repair.
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