How to Have Great Skin in the Cold Months Ahead As a dermatologist with over 30 years of clinical experience, I know for certain that there are two winter skin care must-haves: 1. A facial booster oil Facial skin is exposed to winter’s drying elements – both outdoors and indoors. Winter conspires to dry and […]
Discover the best skin care products to prevent lip chapping You want to heal chapped lips in winter and throughout the year. But, the big question is: What are the best (aka right) skin care products to protect lips? Well, it’s important to look for products that: Are deeply hydrating because they contain natural oils that sooth and […]
Harmful ingredients in lip balms can prompt an allergic rash that looks and feels like chapped lips. The lip balm company benefits and your lips suffer.
The herpes virus that causes cold sores is a germ you can potentially ‘catch’ when you share personal items such as makeup. Herpes infection is common. Since preserving virus activity requires moisture, actively exchanging lipstick or cosmetic brushes would be the biggest risk;
The vertical lines around the mouth are challenging to fix but now there are things you can do to improve them. Most people call these lines ‘smoker’s lines’ but they aren’t necessarily from smoking. Everybody will eventually get them as they age, smokers just get them earlier, and so do women. I want to give […]
Winter weather is hard on all of your skin, including your lips. If your lips are chapped due to the weather they will improve when you moisturize them with a simple, but high quality lip balm. Unless you’re a big time lip licker, or constantly out in harsh weather (think fishermen and skiers), your lips […]