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Dry lips

31 replies

SheStoodInTheStorm · 04/12/2018 21:18

Does anyone have any recommendations on lip products to help dry, cracking, tight lips please? I know it's a combination of needing to drink more and the heating.

Currently using PawPaw balm.


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sleepismysuperpower1 · 04/12/2018 21:20

burts bees, or EOS organic (i have the blue one) :) x

CrazySheepLady · 04/12/2018 21:24

I use Carmex's moisturizing lip balm. It comes in a squeezy tube which I find easier to apply than the stick variety.

Sitranced · 04/12/2018 21:32

Following for suggestions also. I've put some sudocrem on tonight in a last minute bid of desperation.

BinkyandBunty · 04/12/2018 21:34

Pure vitamin E has transformed mine. I use it overnight, as it's a bit sticky, combined with any old lip balm during the day. No more flakes or dry patches.

BusterGonad · 05/12/2018 02:17

Burts bees in the traditional twist up packaging.

WereYouHareWhenIWasFox · 05/12/2018 02:20


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hugoagogo · 05/12/2018 06:46

blistex alternate using it with the paw paw, which is good stuff and will protect your lips a bit from the cold and central heating.

someoneseatenmyapple · 05/12/2018 06:48

Are you drinking enough water as that is definitely an underlying cause of dry lips. Always find Nivea Lip Butter great.

Alicatz66 · 05/12/2018 06:49

Cherry Carmex 🍒

Camsie30 · 05/12/2018 06:52

Original chap stick in the black tube. Only thing that's ever worked for me

SilkandSteel · 05/12/2018 06:54

I swear by Palmers cocoa butter lip balms

GhostCurry · 05/12/2018 07:29

BinkyandBunty where do you get pure vitamin e? Is it a cream?

OP I use Aquaphor applied very thick at night. That helps. And yes, drink water.

LambChopsMcGee · 05/12/2018 07:42

I use Blixtex lip conditioner in the pot as my lip balm throughout the day and extra before I sleep. Been using it for ten years (since I first lived in Scotland, which killed my lips in winter) and it's great

MiaN · 05/12/2018 07:50

LRP cicaplast lips is excellent treatment.

SheStoodInTheStorm · 05/12/2018 22:42

Thanks all! I definitely need to drink more, but after something that could help short term too. Lots of things to try!

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MrsBosh · 06/12/2018 05:51

Another vote for Blistex! Lansinoh in emergency!

BookMeOnTheSudExpress · 06/12/2018 06:07

Only thing that has ever worked for me is Carmex. Others add a bit of surface moisture, but Carmex seems to penetrate and stop actual lip-fraying on my lips

OneFlewOverTheMumsNest · 06/12/2018 06:53

8 hour cream or lansinoh both work for me and I get hideously dry lips at this time of year.

Sparkletastic · 06/12/2018 07:21

I second La Roche Posay Cicaplast. It's amazingly healing. Don't go for any crappy balms as they just end up drying your lips even more.

newcarsmells · 06/12/2018 11:34

I bought O'keeffe's Lip Repair on a whim recently and it has transformed my lips. I used to pick/bite all the little bits of dry skin so they were constantly chapped but now they've all healed up and feel soft and plump.
Best of all it was only £3!


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OnlyonplanetMN · 06/12/2018 11:35

I use Burts Bees and make sure I put it on every night, without fail, just before going to bed. I very rarely have dry lips now.

Ineedahouse · 06/12/2018 12:24

8 hour cream is the only thing that works on mine - i am outside in all weathers walking to work/nursery/taking dogs out several times a day and this is the only thing that stops them getting painfully dry!

DoingMyBest2010 · 06/12/2018 12:32

I used to have cracked nipple cream that I used for my lips (well I was BF at the time), worked a treat.

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