The lips constitute one of the areas of the face more delicate and subject to cracking and cracks, especially in winter, when the cold, the lipid layer is not sufficient to preserve the tissues. Some naturally occurring substances, and some cosmetics, can help protect lips in the days of rigid, preventing it from drying and crackle. Let’s see how to protect your lips in winter.

The scrub of natural origin, made ​​from honey, sugar and a few drops of oil olive, may be useful for the facial skin and are also excellent for the lips. When you need to remove the dead skin cells, this will have an effect exfoliating scrub and nutritious at the same time, thanks to the presence of olive oil that, in addition to nourish the skin gives an emollient. Avoiding toothpaste containing SLS and SLES which are too aggressive to the mucous membranes of the mouth and lips, removing the natural protective defense of the skin.


To remove makeup from the lips (pencil and lipsticks), use olive oil or coconut oil, eliminate lipstick, deeply nourishing the skin. Use daily a good balm for the lips, commonly known by the name of cocoa butter. The balms nutrients must be free of paraffin, mineral, silicon and micro crystalline wax, also must submit an INCI appropriate to our skin. Recognizing a balm inadequate, it is quite simple, beyond the technical data sheet (INCI) you will find that a few hours after you apply it, you will have dry lips again, intervene with olive oil, almond oil, and coconut oil, and bought a new conditioner that meets your needs.

In the market there are many types of balm, some are primary care for chapped lips and cracked, feed deeper into the skin, while others are lighter and serve to keep the skin soft and hydrated. Buy both prepared, and used the weaker one for the day, while at night taken balm intense, it will help your lips during the night, preparing for the day and cold winter that awaits them. During the day, use a moisturizing lipstick, always checking the INCI or, alternatively, spread a layer of your cocoa butter “trusted” on the lips, depending on whether you prefer it or not, the use lipstick. Treat the skin that is around the lips that, with cold and with the passing of years, tends to exhibit small and unsightly wrinkles. Rub the area with almond oil or a few drops of Argan oil. You can prepare a homemade balm made ​​from glycerin , natural beeswax, almond oil, honey, and finally, rice bran oil and vitamin E (counteroffer). Melt the beeswax and add the other ingredients, if you want to smell your cocoa butter, add a few drops of essential oil in small percentage, pour it into an airtight container, will be fine for a jar creams out and properly washed. Use your daily product for the lips.