Habits that Haunt

May 26, 2011 at 8:15 pm


Licking your lips

When lips are dry and chapped, it is human nature to lick the lips for relief. In fact, a recent study found that the average woman will consume 8 pounds of lipstick in her lifetime from licking her lips. The problem is, while licking lips offers momentary moisturization, the act creates a wet/dry cycle that exacerbates chapping. Next time your lips feel dry, reach in your purse or pocket for a lip balm. For best results, look for a lip balm with UVA/UVB sun protection and proven antioxidants and skin conditioners.

Entry filed under: Habits that Haunt. Tags: .

Myth Busters Common Questions


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,104 other followers

Categories

Feeds

Dr. Rodan on Twitter

  • Interesting factoid: USA Today, Ken Dychtwald, aging expert says "highest level of entrepreneurialism in U.S. are ppl between ages 55-64". 13 hours ago
  • Inspiring event 4 LA Homeless Vets, started by my Dad & Steven Peck. Pentagon reporter Barbara Starr guest speaker. http://t.co/5rWQnKTzk6 3 days ago
  • With rates of skin cancer increasing due to tanning salons + sunbathing, educating public is top priority. 1.usa.gov/1ubuvyN 1 week ago

Dr. Fields on Twitter

  • Studies support that the no carb and no sugar diet is helpful for acne, psoriasis and other "red" skin conditions. 3 days ago
  • Take precautions for enterovirus by washing your hands, using alcohol wipes, not touching your face, and staying home if you are sick. 6 days ago
  • The tech world is booming. Coding is the new language that our kids should learn. Everything is digital now. 1 week ago

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 9,104 other followers

%d bloggers like this: