Winter weather calls for extra hydration. Often in the colder months skin, and hair can become extra dry due to the cold temperatures and lack of moisture in the air. Just like with the skin on your body, it’s imperative to keep your lips moisturized during the winter to prevent them from becoming dry and chapped. Here are a few great ways to keep your lips moisturized during the winter weather.
Yes, yes you can exfoliate your lips! A great way to exfoliate your lips are with a toothbrush to remove dead skin. Wet the toothbrush with water, then add coconut oil to the brush. Gently brush in circular motions until the dead skin is removed or softened. Another great way to exfoliate lips is with a diy scrub. You can combine white or brown sugar with honey, coconut oil or a carrier oil of your choice to make a lip scrub. Simply combine the ingredients, apply to lips and gently scrub.
- Mix one teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of your carrier oil and two teaspoons of sugar
- Massage the mixture into your lips and let sit for 10 minutes
- Gently rinse
Honey is a natural humectant so moisture is being drawn to your skin effortlessly. The granules in sugar make for an excellent gentle scrub.
The best way to keep lips from becoming chapped this season is by using a great chapstick. Our Shea Butter Lip Balm is 100% natural, contains SPF 15 and is infused with peppermint oil. Shea butter helps to keep lips well nourished and moisturized and glides on effortlessly.
Are your lips winter ready?