I think we can all admit that if there’s one part of our skincare routine we tend to neglect, it’s our lips. Sure, we all carry around a lip balm that we apply as and when, but few of us think to really exfoliate, moisturise and smooth our pouts. That’s why I’ve created a guide to help you care for your lips the way they deserve.
Why Your Lips Need Looking After
First things first, why do you need to look after your lips? Well, have you ever wondered why our lips crack and chap? As it turns out, the skin on our lips is much thinner than on the rest of our body. On top of that, our lips also have fewer oil glands and don’t produce melanin (the pigment that protects your skin from UV rays) which means that they have little natural protection from the sun, cold, wind or dry air.
Moral of that story, take care of your lips Glossies. Here’s how…
How To Care For Your Lips
While using a lip balm every day (particularly if you like a matte lippy) and a lip scrub once a week are great ways of caring for your pout, if you suffer from dry or chapped lips, then a mask is the way to go. Luckily for you, your February ‘Love Crosses Borders’ GLOSSYBOX includes the DREAMKISS™ Plumping and Hydrating Bio-Cellulose Lip Mask.