Why are my lips always dry and peeling?
  1. Why are my lips always dry and peeling?

    The first step in treating dry lips is understanding why they happen in the first place. Our lips are naturally more delicate than the skin on the rest of our face, and they don't have oil glands like the rest of our skin does. This means that they don't have a natural way of moisturising themselves, making them more prone to dryness and dehydration.

    When we’re dehydrated, our lips are often one of the first places to show it. So, make sure you're drinking plenty of water throughout the day to keep your body and lips hydrated.

    The weather and environment can also take a toll on your lips. Dry air, colder temperatures and harsh winds can all strip moisture from the skin, causing your lips to peel and crack. But chapped lips can strike at any time, even during summer. That’s because increased sun exposure and heat can also dry them out.

    To keep your pout soft and supple, treat it to a good lip balm. Go for formulas with ingredients like vitamin E, shea butter or coconut oil will work as a protective layer from external stressors while deeply nourishing your lips.

Rescue dry lips

With vitamin E, shea butter and almond oil, the SOS Lip Hydra Rescue Balm hydrates and soothes parched lips, relieving dryness and discomfort in seconds. The natural certified formula also utilises soothing bisabolol, omega-rich sea buckthorn and antioxidant-bursting blueberry seed oils to leave your lips pillow-soft and protected against environmental damage.