How to Care for "Dry lips"?

Understand the Problem

The skin on the lips is much thinner and more delicate than that on other parts of the body. The lips are also exposed to the elements, including the sun and cold, dry air, making them prone to dryness, cracking, flaking, and peeling. The skin of lips, like the skin around the eye area, which is different from the rest of your skin because it doesn’t have oil glands. But the eye area can draws the oil from your face in, the lips do not.


Signs of Dry Lips

While healthy, hydrated lips have a moist and pink appearance, dry lips can take on quite uncomfortable appearance.


When your lips lose moisture and hydration, they have a tendency to shrivel and tighten.

Peeling, Flaking, Cracks

Like dry skin, lips are prone to peeling and flaking. Your skin relies on oil to hold in moisture and, without it, can appear rough, flaky and scaly. Because your lips do not contain sebaceous glands, they are ill-equipped to provide sufficient moisture.


The skin on your lips is extremely sensitive and has a weaker moisture barrier than the rest of the body. As a result, environmental irritants can more easily slip through the surface, triggering an inflammatory response. This can cause lips to become swollen, red and itchy.

What causes dry lips?


Side effect of certain medications.

Dry mouth is a common side effect of many prescription and nonprescription drugs

Dry air or weather

As cold winter air moves in, you may find that your lips dry out faster than the rest of your skin. Dry air causes essential moisture to evaporate from your lips, making them dry and dehydrated. And without a fortified moisture barrier, your lips are more exposed to drying environmental elements, like icy temperatures and blustery winds.


Conditions that lead to dehydration, such as fever, excessive sweating, vomiting, diarrhea, blood loss, and burns can cause dry mouth.


Smoking or chewing tobacco can affect how much saliva you make and aggravate dry mouth. Breathing with your mouth open a lot can also contribute to the problem.

Your Toothpaste or beauty product

Studies show that “Sodium lauryl sulfate” is the foaming element that is included in many personal care items for its ability to create a lather when it comes into contact with water.

This ingredient can cause skin irritation including dryness and redness. When it comes to your delicate lip area, it can strip your skin of much-needed moisture.

In addition to helping your lips by adjusting daily habits, you can amp up hydration with a proper lip care routine. Lip balm is a hero for save the moisture and help to protect the skin from environment damage. And you can do this in every night with "Kalapa".


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