Because your lips are constantly exposed to the elements, they're also the first to show signs of age-causing environmental damage. So you need to give them extra defense against hot summer sun and harsh winter winds.
And the easiest, best way to do this is with these two common antioxidants: Vitamin C and Vitamin E.
You know that Vitamin C helps you avoid colds and flu. But some exciting studies show it can actually repair environmentally damaged skin. Here's how.
Vitamin C has the ability to help tissues repair themselves … which means it can help rejuvenate the look and feel of lips damaged by harsh weather. What's more, Vitamin C helps boost collagen production. Collagen is a protein that keeps your skin and lips plump and wrinkle free.
Meanwhile, Vitamin E is a remarkable anti-aging nutrient. It helps protect cells from sun exposure and other environmental damage. Studies show it can also prevent scarring, smooth the appearance of existing wrinkles, and fight skin inflammation.
Together, this antioxidant team creates a chemical bond that shields the delicate lip area from the ravages of sun, smoke and air pollution. They also fight off the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around your mouth and lips.
Many lip creams contain either Vitamin C or Vitamin E…but very few contain both. And you need both nutrients to get the most benefits!
The final way to keep lips moist and young looking is to calm inflammation and repair rough, scaly skin. That's why you need to know about…