Lip Care

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As winter comes along, lips that are cracked and dry can became a painful reality for months on end. Although there are several factors that can cause your lips to chap, could poor hydration be one of them?

By Sarah Jourdain

Although many people take the time to put sunscreen on their arms, neck and most of their face, there are a few spots on the body that are easy to neglect. The lips are one of them.

By Sarah Jourdain

When lips dry out, become chapped or develop sores, it can be painful, frustrating and unattractive. Some lip conditions are caused by dehydration or infection, but medication can also be the culprit of a calamitous kisser.

By Alexander Page

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Many people apply topical treatments, such as beeswax, when their lips are dry or damaged. But certain foods may help promote lip health from the inside out. Which ones work best?

By Sarah Rutland

Vitamin E is used in many skin care products to protect your lips and prevent skin damage. Can it also give relief to dry, chapped lips?

By Gina Fisher

As your body gets older, it starts to show signs of aging. Your lips in particular are one part that might experience damage, including cracking and thinning out. How can anti-aging lip products help or protect your pucker?

By Mary Salisbury

Your lips don't look like any other part of your body, so how are they different from the rest of your skin?

By Elizabeth Whitmore

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If you've ever thought about plumping up your lips, collagen treatments are an effective and relatively safe way to fight signs of aging. How do collagen injections work? And does it matter whether it's from a human or from a cow?

The thin, sensitive skin on your lips can dry out easily, but lip moisturizers may help. How do these products keep chapping and peeling at bay?

By Gina Fisher

The skin on your lips is particularly thin and tender -- and susceptible to dryness. Luckily, keeping them moist and supple is rather easy.

By Josh Clark

For many people, the skin near their mouth can become itchy and irritated, forming a kind of red ring around their lips. What causes this, and how can it be treated?

By Mary Salisbury

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Chapped lips make puckering painful. Harsh winter weather and a habit of constantly licking your lips can help dry out the skin of your lips. Learn 6 home remedies to soothe chronically chapped lips.

By Editors of Consumer Guide