As winter draws ever closer and the temperature drops, many of us will experience the familiar and frustrating return of the unforgiving chapped lips. The fluctuating temperatures, from strongly heated interiors to unpleasantly chilly exteriors, wreak havoc on our lips, and it’s far from comfortable. Here are some chapped lip life savers to stave off the cracks and peeling skin so you can feel fabulous all year round.
Burt’s Bees Ultra Conditioning Lip Balm- This luscious lip balm will keep you covered for up to 4 hours ensuring you don’t get caught short when you’re out and about. The balm is infused with many moisture-friendly ingredients including Cocoa, Shea and Kokum butters which are rich in essential fatty acids and will leave your lips pampered and plump. Using only natural ingredients the balm doesn’t contain any unnecessary scents or flavours making it the reliable choice for those who suffer with sensitive skin.
Dr Hauschka Lippenkosmetikum- If you’re in need of something drastic then look no further. With Calendula and Anthyllis extracts to encourage healing and stimulate skin growth, this lip balm does more than just cover up the cracks. The rich oils and waxes soften the lips and soothe any irritation, and can even help prevent the appearance of wrinkles around the mouth. This intensive care product provides all the help you need to restore your chapped lips to their former glory.
Lush Santas Lip Scrub- This delicious lip scrub gently exfoliates dry skin leaving lips primed and perfect with a flawless finish. Containing sugar, dates and cherries this cola-flavoured scrub tastes as good as it looks. With Lush priding itself on selling products that are vegetarian, cruelty free, handmade and naturally and ethically sourced, you can be assured that you’re purchasing a quality product that comes guilt free.
Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Ultra Moisturising Tinted Dark Chocolate and Cherry Lip Balm SPF 15
This gentle balm enriched with vitamin E, known for its healing qualities, and SPF 15 provides all the care you need in protecting you from the sun and wind. With a luxurious tint to give your lips that irresistible je ne sais quoi you’ve been looking for, you’ll have no need for expensive lip sticks. As if that wasn’t enough, it’s also deliciously flavoured with cherry and dark chocolate; lip care never tasted so good.