Dry lips: Cosmetics selection

By Drum Digital
15 May 2015

If you wear lipstick, lip liner or lip gloss, there are some things you should avoid when selecting cosmetics.

That is, you should avoid them if don't want your dry, cracked lips to draw eyes away from the rest of your face.

The main ingredient you want to watch out for is alcohol. Matte and long-lasting lipsticks usually contain types of alcohol, which tends to strip natural moisture away from your lips as it evaporates. Since alcohol is such an essential ingredient in lipstick, some manufacturers have begun to use alcohol derived from plants that act as emollients, like lanolin.

Source: health.howstuffworks.com

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