i think very dry lips can be a sign that you are not hydrated enough. i'm not saying mild dry in winter, but really dry. do you drink enough water? i think the mayo clinic recommends 1/2 the number of your body weight but for ounces. ie, if you weigh 100 lbs, you should drink 50 ounces of water a day. give it a try.
what i've been using with great success for my lips is dr. hauschka lip balm. i buy it at wholefoods. it is not cheap, it is like $13 (or maybe even eighteen) a tube, but, i don't need to use it all day long so it lasts quite a while and my lips are not dry. i cringe when i toss it in my cart, but nothing else worked for me. over the years i have used everything from vaseline, chapstick, to high end lip balms, nothing comes close to this for me.
3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, leave in, protein tx
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