How to reduce dry, chapped, dehydrated lips
There are many reasons why we have dry lips. Some may include weather changes, taking certain medications, dehydration. When it starts to bleed— It's game over.
Drink plenty of water
Bring moisture to your body by chugging down at least 8 glasses of water a day.
Use a lip balm
Dermal Therapy Lip Balm SPF 50+ contains 7 active sunscreen ingredients, providing that full SPF coverage from the sun. With 60% moisturising emollients, your lips will stay hydrated and well-moisturised. It has a cooling and soothing feeling after application as it has ingredients like Menthol. Side note, do you know all Dermal Therapy products are made in Australia? Crikey!
Product: Dermal Therapy Lip Balm SPF 50+
Suitable for: Sensitive Skin, All skin types
Free of: Alcohol, Fragrances
Ingredients: Octocrylene 80 mg/g, Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane 30 mg/g, Octyl methoxycinnamate 30 mg/g, Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate 25 mg/g, Oxybenzone 10 mg/g, Titanium dioxide 8.2 mg/g, Methylene bis-benzotriazolyl tetramethylbutylphenol 5.5 mg/g
Balm not enough? Try a lip treatment
Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil is an anti-ageing lip treatment dispensing a botanical oil blend with active ingredients like Saliporine-8 and Viamerine, adding moisture to the lips almost instantly. Quick mention, the tip is 24-karat gold-plated. Talk about fancy.
Product: Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil
Suitable for: All skin types
Benefits: 14 Essential Oils, Saliporine-8, Volulip, Viamerine
Free of: Cruelty, Gluten, Mineral Oil, Nanoparticles, Sulfates, Synthetic Dyes, Parabens, Phthalates
Ingredients: Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Octyldodecanol, Amyris (Amyris Balsamifera) Bark Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Benzoin Siam Absolute, Bois De Rose (Aniba Rosaeodora) Oil, Borage (Borago Officinalis) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cedar (Thuja Occidentalis) Leef Oil, Cetearyl Ethyhexanoate, Cherry (Prunus Avium) Pit Oil, Clove (Eugenia Caryophyllus) Oil, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Eucalyptus Globulus Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Geranium (Geranium Maculatum) Oil , Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Oil, Hazelnut (Corylus Americana) Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Kukui (Aleurites Moluccana) Nut Oil, Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Oil, Lemon (Citrus Medica Limonum) Peel Oil, Lithospermum Officinale Root Extract, Octyldodecyl Myristate, Olive (Olea Europaea) Oil, Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Peel Oil, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Panthenyl Triacetate, Petitgrain (Citrus Reticulata) Oil, Portulaca Pilosa Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Rose Geranium (Pelargonium Roseum) Oil, Rose Hips Seed Oil, Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, Salicornia Herbacea Extract, Sorbitan Isostearate, Sucrose Cocoate, Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis) Oil, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Linoleate, Vanilla (Vanilla Planifolia) Oil, Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata) Oil
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