Chapped Lips

Chapped lips or Cracked lips is a condition whereby the lips become dry and possibly cracked. It may be caused by the evaporation of moisture. Often the lips become dry because the layer of oil that is naturally produced by the body to coat the lips is removed or is lacking. Causes vary, but the most common cause of chapped lips is due to cold weather conditions.

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... Adequate hydration is the first line of defense against chapped lips ... Lip balm can provide temporary relief ... It is often believed that petroleum jelly can heal chapped lips however, it only aids in preventing moisture loss, but does not repair or penetrate the lips ...

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