Discussing how to manage dry chapped lips with our NY Dermatologist

“inStyle’s beauty know it all has a few surprises for us about dry, chapped lips. Among the experts weighing in here is NY dermatologist Michele S. Green, MD, who advises us to apply lip balm every two hours and add a thick layer before bed. If your lips are very, very dry, exfoliate them with a chemical exfoliator like retinol to slough off dry skin. “

“As an added warning, Dr. Green also recommends SPF protection for the lips. “Skin cancer can be even more dangerous on lips because it spreads more quickly.” And that’s good advice we won’t ignore! “