Guest Author - BB Lee
Summer sun and heat are the culprits that rob lips of required moisture and turn lips dry and chapped. Some women discovered the easy solution to this problem in a small tube. Now, more and more women are reaching for this beauty and lip care staple every day because of the very nourishing and moisturizing benefits it provides. Lip balms are designed to provide dry summer lips with nourishing and healing oils while leaving them feeling silky smooth.
It is almost a daily ritual for many women to smooth on their lip balm during the summer and go without lipstick or gloss, while others smooth on the balm before applying their favorite lip gloss or lipstick. Of course, this is a matter of personal choice.
One cool idea during the hot summer months is to carry one or two of your favorite lip balms in your tote or purse. Keep one in your desk at work or even in your car's glove compartment. This is one easy way to keep lips smooth and healthy looking all day long.
Best Lip Balms
So, which are the best lip balms? Let's begin by stating that a large selection of lip balms are on the market. This certainly makes it difficult to select the one lip balm or two that is the best treatment for your lips. Let's take a look at a few like Nivea Lip Care Balms which contain moisturizers and natural ingredients like Shea butter to smooth lips. Others like Burt's Bees line of lip balms contain natural ingredient like pomegranate oil, beeswax, lanolin, coconut oil, almond oil. Medicated Blistex lip balms are perfect for those with excessively chapped lips. Vaseline Lip Therapy is petroleum based and flavored. Chapstick Classic lip balm is inexpensive, available in several flavors, and provides important SPF protection for lips. And of course, there are those who prefer to make their own natural lip balms full of healthy and healing ingredients for their lips. It is actually easy and fun to make your own lip balms.
So, whether you prefer to purchase or make your own lip balm, It is a good idea to get in the habit of using a moisturizing lip balm every day during the summer to keep dry lips moisturized and well nourished.