Cold Weather Blues

By Guest Blogger Sidory Dan-Perry

Prepare yourself for the bitter cold soon. One of the main beauty issues most of us face is dry chapped lips. Dry cracked lips can be very painful, not to mention can make your favorite lipstick or gloss into a flaky mess.

Image: facestockholm.com

Image: facestockholm.com

Here are a few quick tips and recommendations to keep those winter blues away.

Philosophy Cosmetics makes a great lip exfoliate called “Kiss Me Exfoliating Lip Scrub.” This lip scrub keeps the lips smooth all throughout winter.

How to use: Add a small drop on finger, rub gently into lips for a few minutes and then remove with a tissue or washcloth.

Now that your lips are baby smooth again, let us keep them from getting dry and cracked again by using a lip moisturizer after.

“Treatment,” by Face Stockholm is a daily lip moisturizer with Vitamin E. Just using this throughout the day will keep those lips looking great all through winter.

How to use: Just apply directly to lip when needed, it is best used under your lip products. For best results, use it after your lip scrub.

sidorySidory is a freelance make-up artist based out of Washington D.C. She is also a contributing beauty writer and blogger for several online fashion publications and web sites. If you think she doesn’t do enough already, she’s also the Editor in Chief of her own beauty blogzine, beautyverve.com. Somewhere in between all this, she is a mother of two girls, wife, and abstract artist. Her friends call her a workaholic; she calls herself a rock star.

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