Help! My Lips Are Always Peeling and Cracked

Flaky lips? We feel you. This time of year, dry lips are practically an epidemic, sweeping the nation faster than we can fumble around in our handbags for that lip balm we could have sworn we had in there.

Really, though, what would it help anyway? When things get really bad, it can often feel like not even the thickest, butteriest lip balms make a difference. And that's simply because you need more of a multi-pronged approach if you’re ever going to get your lips back to their smooth glory. With the help of a handful of experts, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide on how to treat dry lips once and for all.