Lip balm is a formula that can help smooth, soften and moisturize lips. Using lip balm during the day can help replenish moisture and may even help prevent lips from becoming dry. These all-day, everyday treatments can help smooth and soften lips on-the-go.
What is a lip mask?
A hydrating lip mask is an intensive treatment that helps replenish and moisturize dry lips. Many lip masks can be used overnight as a hydrating lip treatment while you sleep. Some lip masks can also be applied as a moisturizing treatment before makeup.
What is lip oil?
A moisturizing lip oil is a unique lip treatment that provides the nourishment of an oil with the shine of a gloss. With most lip oils, you can choose between a tinted lip oil and an untinted formula. Kiehl’s lip oils provide superior lip shine and are formulated with ingredients like Moringa and Coconut Oil to help hydrate and soften lips.
What causes dry and chapped lips?
Dry lips can be caused by many of the same factors as dry skin including extreme temperatures, pollution and sun damage. Aging, poor nutrition and weather can also cause lips to feel dry, tight or taut.
Are dry lips a sign of dehydration?
Dry lips can be a sign of dehydration. When your body is dehydrated, or lacking in water, you may have dry skin and lips which can feel tight, taut and uncomfortable. Care for dry lips with a hydrating lip balm or lip mask to help replenish moisture and soften lips.
How do you care for dry lips?
Lip care is essential for dry, chapped lips. Start by applying a moisturizing lip balm or tinted lip balm that provides a protective barrier to lock in moisture. Use it frequently to smooth and soften lips throughout the day. At night, apply lip balm for dry lips or switch over to an overnight lip mask to deliver intensive moisture while you sleep. When your lips are very dry or chapped, resist the urge to lick your lips which can actually cause them to become more dehydrated.
What is the best lip balm for chapped lips?
Whether you choose our Lip Balm #1, coconut oil lip balm, or matte lip balm for men, Kiehl’s offers a variety of options to address dry, chapped lips. Read on to discover our guide to lip treatments.
Why are lips dry in winter?
Cold temperatures and low levels of moisture in the air can cause lips to feel excessively dry. In the same way that you might use a heavier cream or lip moisturizer in colder months, using a hydrating lip balm or lip mask in winter can help you achieve smooth, soft lips.