Retinol: Millions of people rely on this wonder ingredient (vitamin A in its purest form) for its ability to penetrate through the skin's layers, stimulate collagen and elastin, exfoliate and feed antioxidants to the skin.
Exfoliate: Your skin is likely to get a little flaky when the winter air sets in, and it's important to get rid of those flakes not just to look better, but to allow moisturizers to penetrate the skin below.
You can either exfoliate with a washcloth rubbed in circular motions over your skin (the free way to do it) or you can buy any number of products designed to slough off the upper layer of skin.
Philosophy's miniature pads not only exfoliate, but also protect against free radical damage, moisturize, soothe, reduce redness, encourage radiance and help diminish the look of fine lines.
Your lips should be soft and supple to start with, so be sure to eliminate dryness prior to getting started by scrubbing gently with a toothbrush to gently exfoliate dead skin.