Skin Issues: Lip Eczema Causes and Treatments
What is Lip Eczema and What to Avoid?
Eczema on the lips, also known as eczematous cheilitis, is a common skin condition that can affect the lips. It is characterized by inflammation, dryness, and cracking of the skin on the lips, often leading to discomfort, dryness, soreness, and pain. Eczema on the lips is usually a chronic condition, unlike regular chapped lips, which are temporary. In order to effectively prevent and treat eczema on the lips, it is important to understand its general causes and adopt the right skincare routine. LEMYKA offers a range of products specifically formulated to address the needs of individuals with skin prone to lip eczema.
Common Causes Include:
Allergens in the environment
Excessive lip licking and biting
Irritants like fragrances, nickel
Loss of lip plasticity due to age or hot and dry or cold and dry climates
Irritants found in cosmetics and skincare
Things to Avoid:
Avoid extremely spicy and salty foods
Avoid cosmetics with fragrances and harsh chemicals
Avoid licking and biting lips
Step by Step Guide to Treat Lip Eczema
Step 1: Use a Gentle Face Cleanser Start by cleansing the infected area using
LEMYKA Gentle Foaming Cleanser. Gently massage a small amount onto the lips,
avoiding any harsh rubbing or scrubbing. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water
and pat dry with a soft towel.
Lotion to the affected lips. Take a pea-sized amount of the lotion and gently
massage it onto the lips. Reapply the lotion 1-3 times a day, as needed, to keep
the lips moisturized and protected.
Remember, LEMYKA products are formulated with sensitive skin in mind and are free from fragrances, parabens, and steroids. They are designed to provide relief and support in managing eczema on the lips.