5 Ways to Keep Your Lips Extra Healthy
Who doesn’t want soft, healthy-looking lips? Lips are a tricky topic when it comes to self-care. Do they require an entirely separate skincare routine? What’s the best process to achieve natural, smooth, hydrated lips? We have come up with a foolproof list of the best ways to keep your lips healthy no matter what.
Lip scrubs are key to healthy lips! Think of your lips as an extension of the skin. You should be treating them with care just as much as you do for your skin. And that includes exfoliation! Lip scrubs shed any unwanted dead skin cells that might be making your lips look crusty.
Our go-to scrub is always the . The best part of this scrub is that it also hydrates the lips. This ensures your lips won’t dry out. Instead, you will feel supple and smooth with proper hydration and exfoliation. Keep your lips healthy by exfoliating every other day.
Proper hydration is essential for keeping your lips healthy. This includes using lip balms, hydrating products, and hydrating the old fashioned way, with water! Be sure to drink at least eight glasses of water a day to properly hydrate the body, especially the skin and lips.
When you’re hydrated, your lips will appear softer, smoother, and plumper. Plus, keeping up with lip balms will prevent cracks, dryness, and discomfort. The balm that’s always in our purse is the . This formula includes hydrating certified organic shea butter and coconut oil to condition the lips for ultimate softness.
Avoid sun damage
We load up the body with SPF, but why stop there? Our lips have some of the most sensitive skin on the body. They deserves sun protection to the max.
Have you ever had sunburnt lips? It’s not fun. It can cause swelling, blistering, cracking, etc. Keep your lips healthy by using lip products with built-in SPF and be sure to reapply throughout the day. Even if you’re not laying directly in the sun, they still need to be protected!
Use organic makeup
Avoid lip products that are filled with chemicals and toxins. By going organic with your makeup, you can be confident in the ingredients that seep into your skin throughout the day. There are plenty of lip products on the market that are totally free of harmful chemicals. Part of keeping your lips healthy includes being aware of the products that are causing damage.
Before we apply any makeup, we use the with Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and Cocoa Butter. Once our lips are hydrated, we apply our . These lipsticks are creamy, pigmented, hydrating, and best of all, completely organic. The formula includes argan, avocado, and jojoba seed oil that provides a flawless application for all-day wear.
Remove your makeup before bed
To complete our lip care routine, taking off our makeup is key to keeping your lips healthy and happy. It’s never a smart idea to sleep in your makeup. But sleeping with lipstick on is probably the biggest skincare sin you could make. It’s guaranteed that you’ll wake up with dry, likely cracked lips. All it takes is a swipe of a makeup remover wipe to remove your lip product. And be sure to hydrate with a nighttime lip mask afterwards so your lips can absorb its moisture as you sleep.