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1. Protect your skin from sun damage, which is not just drying but dangerous. Oncologists and dermatologists are seeing a disturbing trend of lip melanomas. So beware of lip glosses which don't actually protect your lips, but instead magnify the power of UV rays to damage your skin. If you are firmly a gloss person, check out [Link Removed] If a stick is more your thing, Anthelios makes a hydrating and hugely effective SPF 50+ Lip Balm.

2. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. The skin on your lips doesn't contain the same oil glands as the rest of your face, and so is prone to drying. Nutritic Lips by La Roche Posay delivers effective moisture sealing to dry, chapped lips.

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Sharmani Pillay is a Registered Pharmacist who specializes in anti aging skin care and women's wellness. She owns and operates an online skin care store at [Link Removed]
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