The Spring Forward Series provides tips and news for seasonal allergy sufferers to stay clear and beautiful during spring allergy season.
Nothing is worse than all over chapped skin during allergy season. A few weeks ago we explored 3 ways to keep your nose moisturized after sneezing, blowing and rubbing. This week let’s examine lips. Sneezing and constant tissue use can only lead to smeared lipstick and dry lips, and if you’re like me, you are desperately looking for a way to pucker up without drying out.
Below are 3 tools to keep your lips smooth and lipstick put all day during allergy season:
Lush Mint Julips Lip Scrub
Purchase: $8.95 lushusa.com
Prep lips by exfoliating off dead skin with Lush Cosmetics’ handmade all natural vegan sugar scrub. Massage lips with a pea sized amount, and you can even lick it off instead of rinsing. It’s gentle enough for sensitive skin and the peppermint will make your lips refreshed and tingle.
Ingredients: Castor Sugar , Organic Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis) , Vanilla Extract (Vanilla planifolia) , Tagetes Oil (Tagetes minuta) , Peppermint Oil (Mentha piperita) , *Limonene , Flavor
Revlon Colorstay Just Bitten Lipstain + Balm
Purchase: $8.99 ulta.com
Use this dual-ended lipstain and balm to apply long lasting color and nourishing translucent balm. The lipstain will last through sneezing, weezing and even coffee, without smearing or feathering. The marker can give a sheer look or increase intensity for full color, and both the stain and balm can be used alone or together.
Lip Stain Ingredients: Water, Ascorbyl Glucoside, VP/Methacryalamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer, Alcohol Denat., Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2 Hexanediol. May Contain: [+/-: Red 33 (CI 17200), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Red 28 (CI 45410), Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Blue 1 (CI 42090))].
Balm Ingredients: Octyldodecanol, Polybutene, Polyethylene, Synthetic Beeswax, Mica, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Lecithin, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Oleate, Citric Acid, Benzoic Acid.
Burts Bees Tinted Lip Balm
Keep lips smooth with a hint of color with an all natural tinted lip balm. Gentle ingredients like coconut oil, shea butter and beeswax are perfect for allergy-prone and sensitive lips. Great for light coverage during the day, the color is super sheer and can be worn underneath lipstick or worn alone.
Ingredients: cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, olus (vegetable oil, huile vegetale), cera alba (beeswax, cire d’abeille), olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, candelilla cera (euphorbia cerifera wax, cire de candelilla), helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, aroma (flavor)*, lanolin, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, cananga odorata flower wax, jasminum officinale (jasmine) flower wax, ammonium glycyrrhizinate, tocopherol, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, glycine soja (soybean) oil, canola oil (huile de colza). May contain: alumina, CI 77891 (titanium dioxide), CI 75470 (carmine), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (iron oxides). *natural flavor
How do you keep your lips moisturized during allergy season?
Taste the beautiful life ~ Alicia