Thursday, May 17, 2012

Top Picks for Chapped Lips

Cold dry days and chilly wind – yes, winter can be a punishment for our poor pout.
Over the past few weeks I have been reaching for the following balms and ointments to sooth dry and chapped lips and to add protection against the seasonal elements.
Lucas Paw Paw Ointment
Paw Paw is wonderful stuff, as well as doing amazing things for our lips; this multi-tasker can also be used as a topical cream for burns, chafing, rashes and many other skin conditions.
Just like paw paw, lanolin (derived from the fat within a sheep’s woolen coat) is recognized for its range of multi uses. The Lanolips range uses 70% medical grade lanolin and leave your lips feeling so soft. Lanolips offer a variety of different colours and flavours in their range my favourite being Lemon Aide.
Maybelline Baby Lips

This popular lip balm is an all in one when it comes to lip protection. Containing an SPF 20, active moisturizing ingredients such as Shea Butter and Centella as well as vitamins for an antioxidant boost, Baby Lips also come in a variety of different flavours (or scents) and I’m a huge fan of Anti-Oxidant Berry.
NP Set Lip Primer
I have been using this as an added moisture boost under my lipsticks and on its own to smooth and moisturize dry lips. It contains Cocoa Butter for moisture and Green Tea Extract for lip protection.
  What have been your seasonal savior this month?