hey guys, i've been using the hq/ra combination on my lips exclusively for about a two weeks now and let me tell you it makes a whole lot of difference! You get crack ***** lips for about a week and when it peels of your lips are MUCH lighter. My lightened 2 shades! I use HQ and Chapstick in the morning during the day, I reapply. Then in the evening when I get home, its HQ/RA then petroleum jellyThe jelly really restores your lips and is completely necessary. Well just thought i'd share......you can lighten those tell tale lips with HQ/RA effectively!