Keep Your Lips Soft And Healthy This Winter With These Easy Tips

Winter can be grueling for a variety of reasons. It’s cold. It’s dark. It snows.

But then again, some people like that. They love the chill in the air, the long, starry nights, and the magical white landscapes left after a snowstorm.

But there’s one little thing that happens in winter that everyone hates: chapped, dry, flaky lips.

Luckily, there are steps you can take to keep your lips happy and healthy, even during the coldest parts of the year. After all, when the weather changes, you have to switch up your skin care a bit to account for the changes in humidity, temperature, and sunlight.

And just like you have to take special care of your skin in winter, you also have to take care of your lips. These simple tricks will keep your lips looking and feeling soft and plush even on the bitterest of cold days.

Check them out below and never feel shy about rocking red lipstick in the winter again!

1. Put On Lip Balm Before Washing Your Face

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Your facial cleanser might be drying out your lips, especially if it’s for oilier skin types.

To protect your lips from getting over-dried, apply a lip balm before washing your face.

2. Use Almond Oil

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3. Invest In A Humidifier

Almond oil is super-moisturizing, and it’s also full of Vitamins A and E. Apply it to your lips nightly for a deep and nourishing conditioner.

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Heating will dry out your air — and your skin. A humidifier kept on at night will keep your skin hydrated.

If you don’t have one, holding your face over some steaming water once a day will do the same thing. Just be careful with boiling water.