Posted on September 02, 2015 by Melanie Brown
As I recently strolled around our local town centre, I noticed an array of lip balms. They came in all sorts of shapes and sizes, colours and different flavours - cola, mango and the list goes on.
However, do we really need to use a lip balm? What is the purpose of using them?
Well, the skin on the lips is very thin compared to the rest of the body. In addition, the lips do not have oil glands. This means that they do not produce natural oils like other parts of the body do.
The result of this is that the lips become dry and dehydrated. Unfortunately, the lips become chipped more quickly.
Sometimes to combat this dryness, we lick our lips but the problem with this, is that it is a temporary method of relief. When the saliva dries up, it takes away the moisture so that the lips are left even drier than before.
Other issues such as the environment can affect the lips.
So how can we achieve perfectly hydrated and soft lips?
You can do this by using a lip balm which acts as a barrier and prevents the loss of moisture. It also softens the lips. When using a lip balm, try to:-
As well as using lip balms, you can also:-
Do you crave for the perfect looking lips? Do you suffer with dry and chapped lips?
Then why not pop over to the following link to see the mouthwatering lip balms at Mel’s Little Luxuries on:-
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