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Ok since surgery, I've had perpetually dry chapped lips! I can't keep enough Burt's Bees Lip Balm on them. :( Has anyone else noticed this issue? If so, what do you do about it?

TIA!

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Switch to plain petroleum jelly at night.

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Alaffia Shea butter lip balm is better than Burt’s. Try it.

Lips are good here but since surgery, 8 months ago, I have dry eyes late at night and early in the morning. I have to use those gel tear drops. I guess I don’t get the same amount of fluids I used to. Weird. I thought it would go away but it hasn’t.

I remember you were super worried before surgery (as was I) and I am hoping recovery and life is going well for you now.

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winter weather causes dry lips could just be that time of year

dehydration is a big factor

and low levels of Vitamin b2 and b3

our surgery can cause numbers 2 and 3 but blame mother nature for number 1

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Good to know... I'm a life-long chapstick addict (yes, I have a purse chapstick, a car chapstick, a living room chapstick, a nightstand chapstick, etc), so I will have to stock up.

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When I was on accutane (for acne), I had perpetually chapped lips that would bleed. I found lip scrubs were super helpful. They moisturize and get the dead skin off, so you aren't tempted to pick at them. I really love Fresh's lip products. $20 for a lip scrub is rough, but man was it worth it. Alternatively, ELF makes one for $3 which is great too.

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Mine aren't any worse than usual, but the best product I've found is EOS (the little balls). I have SO MANY flavors of them I could probably come close to filling an egg carton.

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Fluffy, I'm having this issue too. I'm having to apply Blistex more often. I also use Aquaphor on my lips at night...fancy petroleum jelly. But, as you know, it's annoying and it doesn't make the dry lips go away.

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I'm having a huge issue with this as well. At night my lips are cracked and very very dark pink/raw looking. Nothing much is helping. I need to up my Fluid a bit more.

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I'm having a huge issue with this as well. At night my lips are cracked and very very dark pink/raw looking. Nothing much is helping. I need to up my Fluid a bit more.

I'm getting enough Fluid and have very dry and cracked lips. Think I might need chap stick too.

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Yes! I noticed my lips were chapped after the surgery. After I drink a Protein Shake I feel like they get worse, too. I have mostly been using Carmex. I think I might try a lip scrub soon. 👄

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