When it’s chilly outside, keeping your lips silky smooth can be a full-time job.
This season, give your lips the attention they deserve. Follow these three easy steps and kiss off dry, chapped lips forever
Gently exfoliate your lips with a face scrub, such as Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant or a soft toothbrush. Buffing away surface dryness and dead skin cells will make your lips smooth and soft. Next, apply a super-hydrating lip balm such as La Mer Lip Treatment. Keep it handy for reapplication throughout the day and before bed.
Applying a light layer of concealer to your lips helps to minimize redness, creating an even canvas for colour (try Stila Cover Up Stick in shades A to J). To define your lips, follow your natural lip line using a neutral-toned lip pencil (try Lancфme Le Lipstick dual-purpose pencil in Ideal). Avoid harsh lines by blending liner into the lips using your fingertip or a lip brush. To correct uneven lips or to create the illusion of fuller lips, use the pencil just outside your natural lip line.
For maximum moisture, avoid matte lipsticks and stick to a creamy formulation instead (try Lorac lipstick in Stiletto). More is actually more when it comes to lip gloss. Use a gloss with a subtle shimmer to make lips look plump and sexy
(try CARGO DailyGloss 30-Pack).