Lips have very little protection from UV damage. Lip skin is uniquely delicate and needs your help to stay healthy over the course of your life.
Why is it so important to sun protect your lips?
- Because lip skin cancer is aggressive. The lower lip is especially at risk because it gets significant UV exposure. The use of tobacco products puts lips at even greater risk of lip cancer.
- Sun damage causes lips to loose the pink rosy color of youth. Atrophy causes lip wrinkles.
- Actinic cheilitis (lip sun damage) can lead to fragile lips prone to splitting, peeling and even infection
What are the best lip sunscreen?
- Mineral zinc oxide provides the best broad spectrum protection in my dermatologist’s opinion. It’s what I wear.
- Lip sunscreens made with hypoallergenic bases are important. That’s because lip allergic rashes act like chronic chapped lips leading you to an addiction to the very lip balm that’s causing the problem.
- Non-toxic lip sunscreen products are important too because you basically eat your lip sunscreen.
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A popular dermatologist-recommended hypoallergenic lip balm and sunscreen - all together in one product.$8.00
Natural non-nano mineral zinc oxide sun protection in a deeply hydrating base for your delicate lip skin. Prevent skin cancer and future wrinkles with daily use of sunscreen. That means lips too. Ever notice older lips are pale, shriveled, dry and chapped all the time. That’s sun damage. Just say no by wearing lip sun protection 365 days a year.$28.00
At last, the best mineral zinc oxide sunscreen product proven not to run into and sting your eyes - even when you're wet! Reef safe too.$16.00
The Ultimate Sun Protection Kit provides everything you'll need to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.This kit includes Sun Guard Laundry Treatment, UV Ray Detecto Ring, Vanicream Lip Protectant, Solbar Zinc SPF 38 Sunscreen and Citrix Sunscreen SPF 40 and a mesh travel bag for your products.$57.50
Protect your delicate lips from the sun every day with a sunscreen lip balm you will love to use. Treats and prevents chapped lips with its uniquely effective moisturizing ingredients.$10.00