Any time our lips are chapped and peeling, we reach straight for a scrub to slough it all away. The goal? To buff and shine and get back to a baby-soft pout. But is that actually a healthy habit? According to Dr. Dennis Gross, one of the most respected derms in the industry and founder of his namesake skincare line, the answer is a big "no."
When we got curious and posed the question, "how often should you exfoliate your lips?" Dr. Dennis Gross told us that you actually shouldn’t be doing it at all. Considering that he's been in the business for over 25 years and his award-winning product line is directly inspired by the real-life skincare concerns of patients at his NYC practice, when he says something, we listen.