It's winter. It's dry and your skin and lips can become super dried in mere minutes, it seems. I've been having that problem lately, in fact, and it seems no matter how much lip balm I put on, my lips never feel better.

Turns out, I was doing things all wrong. Our friends at iVillage tell us that there are a lot of do's and dont's when it comes to lip protection. 

Don't lick your lips. Do exfoliate. The full list is here and will tell you how to soothe your dry lips.