The One Place You're Forgetting to Apply Sunscreen (but Really Should)

Not to pat ourselves on the back or anything but our sunscreen game is pretty strong. We apply it daily and even got ourselves a cute floppy hat for when we're sitting outside. Alas, there is one thing—or place, rather—that we’ve been neglecting altogether until now.

Uh-oh, where is it? Your lips. The skin around your lips is extremely delicate and has less natural protection against the elements.

Luckily, the solution is pretty simple. Get a balm with SPF and apply it liberally to keep those fine lines (and dry flakes) away. Two birds, one stick, we say.

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Beauty Director

Jenny Jin is PureWow’s Beauty Director and is currently based in Los Angeles. Since beginning her journalism career at Real Simple magazine, she has become a human encyclopedia of...