Almost all of us know that with age, our skin starts losing its suppleness and elasticity. However, very few are aware of the fact that as we add years to our age, the ability of our skin to retain moisture also starts diminishing. If you add the cold, dry and brutal months of winter to this, the result is dry and parched skin, especially lips. In fact, lips are the first to show signs of dryness, chipping and flaking in the winter months as well as otherwise. Neither do dry lips look appealing, nor are they a comfort to live with. If you want to know more about the ways to soften your lips, make use of the tips provided below.