Does NIVEA LIP BALM dry out lips?
How lip balms work
Lip balms contain oils and moisturisers that soothe dry and cracked lips skin. They form a barrier on the skin’s surface, locking in moisture and keeping lips from cracking as well as preventing other harmful substances or environmental stresses affecting the skin below.
Lips are particularly susceptible to dryness, as they do not contain the sweat and oil glands that the rest of our skin does, so the only way to restore a protective barrier is by using a lip balm. Cold weather can cause dry lips and leaving dry skin untreated can exacerbate the issues and cause lips to become cracked and painful.Applying NIVEA Lip Care products can halt and slow the drying process, preventing chapped lips and applying NIVEA lip balms is an essential part of a healthy daily lip care routine.
What MAKES my lips dry, Chapped and cracked?
Main causes of chapped lips
You may not know this, but your lifestyle could be having more of an impact on the health of your lips than you think.
One of the top causes of dry, chapped lips is dehydration. The root cause of this could be not drinking enough water or possibly cold weather causing your skin to dehydrate.
Other factors include drinking too much alcohol or smoking, licking your lips regularly which causes evaporation pulling the moisture away from your lips, eating very spicy or acidic food or breathing through your mouth instead of your nose.Making small changes to your lifestyle can really make a difference to the health of your lips and after seeing the results, you’ll never want to go back!
Fantastic remedies for dry lips
Dry lip remedies: The basics
When it comes to lip care, it’s important to always stay one step ahead of the game by having a thorough lip care routine – prevention is better than cure when it comes to dry, chapped lips. But we’re all only human and sometimes get caught out.
If you do find yourself with dry and flaky lips, an easy way to exfoliate them and get rid of the dead skin is by gently rubbing your toothbrush over them.