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The Importance of Using Lip Balm During the Winter

When the temperatures plummet, you probably automatically take extra care to moisturize your skin and nourish and protect it with lotion designed to guard against the harsh winter weather. However, you might not give as much thought to your lips, which are equally vulnerable to the chill of winter and easily become dry and chapped. That’s why it’s essential that you apply lip balm regularly. Below, learn more about the advantages of using a high-quality, all-natural and nourishing lip balm.

A good lip balm is essential because it creates a protective barrier between your lips and the frigid winter temps. The skin on the lips is delicate and has no sebaceous glands, meaning it doesn’t naturally produce the moisturizing oils that the rest of your skin does. This leaves it exposed and susceptible to weather-related damage. That’s where lip balm comes in. It moisturizes your lips so they stay hydrated no matter how dry and cold the weather is, thus ensuring that they’re protected from the elements.

Plus, many lip balms contain sunscreen, which is just as important during the winter as it is during the summer. We don’t often associate sun damage with the winter, although during the summer we’re especially conscious of how the sun’s rays can lead to sunburn and a wide array of other damage. However, even during the winter the sun is still shining brightly and can damage your lips. The skin on the lips has no natural melanin, however, meaning your mouth has no natural protection against the sun. Lip balms with sunscreen not only keep your lips smooth, they also prevent sunburn and other sun-related damage.

Lip balm also promotes healing, so if your lips do get chapped, the skin on your lips will recover quicker and more easily if you apply natural organic lip balm. It also seals any cracks in the skin, so if you do get chapped lips, they won’t be as open to infection and irritation.

At Beauty Universe, choose from several varieties of replenishing, all-natural lip balms, including lavender mint, orange mint, raspberry mint, and vanilla honey formulations from Mill Creek. Soothe and protect your lips with these USDA certified organic lip balms that containing the soothing goodness of cocoa and shea butter.

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