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Could you be causing your own chapped lips?

Could you be causing your own chapped lips?

Chapped lips are exactly what they seem: painful! If you suffer from painful, dry lips often, you may be causing them yourself. Let’s discuss how you may be causing your chapped lips, and what you can do about it.

Chapped lips are exactly what they seem: painful!

If you suffer from painful, dry lips often, you may be causing them yourself. Let’s discuss how you may be causing your chapped lips, and what you can do about it.

Causes of chapped lips include:

  • Constantly licking your own lips
  • Eating too much salty food
  • Wearing non-moisturizing lipstick
  • Applying astringents or tonics too close to your lips
  • Cold and windy weather (without wearing lip balm)
  • Dry air in your home or office
  • Biting your lips

Are you guilty of any of the above lip moisture offenses? Identifying the cause is at least half of the solution. Try changing the causative products and see if your chapped lips go away. You’ll be amazed at what lip balm, a humidifier, or changing your bad habits can do.

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