As a New York transplant whose winters were spent moderately mild with a few sightings of snow ever so often, my first year of a true winter has been no joke.
Last year, the city’s winter wasn’t too harsh on my skin, but this year, I’m feeling it all – mostly the bad and the ugly. I have seasonal eczema, so my flare ups tend to occur at the most extremes of weather: winter and summer. While my breakouts tend to cover my arms and a few spots on my legs, this year it’s my lips. Ouch!
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Never have I ever had such sore, blistered, chapped and just down right dry lips in my entire life! So, for the past two months, I’ve had to bid adieu to lipsticks and other lip products that could irritate my lips. At night, I had started using my eczema cream that I use on my body so it could soak in moisture over night, but I was having trouble finding something that wasn’t too messy or heavy throughout the day that I could mix with a bit of pigment.
Then I found Maybelline’s Baby Lips.