No matter what lip product you are planning to slap on, it should start on a clean slate. The Tarte lip exfoliator takes the faff out of jar packaging with it’s easy-to-use design. No mess, just rub the lip scrub all over your lips to get rid of any chapped bits of dead skin.
If you want your lips to not just look good, but also taste good, Fresh’s Caramel Hydrating Balm will have you and your partner hooked. Not only does this balm smell mouth-wateringly delicious, its cushiony formula smoothes over any roughness while a blend of emollient oils deeply hydrates. Did we mention that it tastes so yummy? Oh right, we did. Trust us, you won’t get enough of this stuff! (and neither will he)
A favourite amongst makeup artists all over the world, this unassuming lip balm from a predominantly male-slanted skincare line is actually a hit with the ladies as well. The formula is enriched with shea butter and avocado oil to help nourish the lips, while green tea soothes. It’s perfect under lipsticks because it isn’t greasy or slippery. For those who prefer a matte yet hydrated pout, this is ideal.
Now for those who want an ultra glossy, almost wet-looking pout, this lip balm is a 3-in-1 that will deliver just that. Enriched with royal jelly extract, honey and olive oil that deeply penetrate to replenish moisture for a plumped up and firmer appearance, this lip fondue coats teh lips with a high-shine finish that will have Kylie Jenner jealous.
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Featuring lanolin oil as the key ingredient, Lanolips is ultra popular in countries that face winter and harsh weather as lanolin is known to be not just ultra moisturising, but also a great protective layer against the elements. It hydrates and prevents any loss of hydration at the same time. This rosy tinted one is perfect for a healthy, kissable pout.
Utilitarian, yet ultra effective! You can’t go wrong with a classic Nivea lip balm. This one is even more hydrating with natural ingredients such as milk and honey to provide longer lasting moisture. The balm glides on smooth and smells divine too! This one will live in your purse.
Some guys and girls just don’t like a heavy occlusive layer on the lips. This Lip Booster is the answer to your prayers. A plumping lip serum that sinks right into the lips and deeply hydrates without leaving behind any stickiness. Perfect prior to any lip colour and also great for an impromptu make-out sesh.
Those who are willing to splash out and pamper their lips to the gods, look no further than the cult classic by By Terry. The Baume De Rose lipbalm is a favourite among A-listers and beauty influencers because of its creamy and deliciously rose-scented formula. Not too shiny and great to prep the lips, it smoothes out lip lines and gives a slight pink tint. Did we mention that it smells like a bouquet of roses?
From one cult product to another, people who are looking for a fuller pout without any painful injections or stinging lips, Dior is the way to go. Their collagen infused lip maximizing formula instantly plumps out lip lines for a more youthful and pillowy pout, while imparting a mirror-like shine.
A recent discovery of ours that has us utterly obsessed! This new premium line by Mentholatum is everything we want in a lipbalm and more. It contains multi-ceramides to boost and retain our lips’ natural moisture and also reduces lip lines for a fuller pout. On top of that the impressive formula has royal jelly, shea butter olive fruit oil, honey, avocado, argan and jojoba oil to deeply nourish and feed dehydated lips. Love!
What hasn’t already been said about this magic in a pot? This lip mask exfoliates the lips gently while you sleep and injects a huge amount of moisture into them at the same time. Berry extracts, antioxidants and hyaluronic acid add moisture while the thicker texture helps prevent any moisture loss. The result? Fuller, more hydrated lips in the morning, sans flaky dead skin.
A thicker, waxier formula for those who don’t like more emollient balms. This little tub packs a punch and a little goes a long way. A plush combination of olive fruit oil, sunflower seed oil, beeswax and shea butter, this is a formula for seriously dry lips. With a more matte finish, your lips will look healthy, smooth and oh-so-kissable. Kiss me tonight, indeed!
A godsend for cracked, chapped lips that is crying for help. This is a must-have for cold weather as it provides immediate relief and long-lasting moisture to sad lips. Its soothing formula is also perfect for lip prep as it gives a huge boost of moisture instantly. Use it as a lip mask before lip colour or as a quick fix for chapped lips before a big date.
Pillows for lips anyone? This ultra luxurious lip balm is not for the faint of heart. Infused with a potent concentration of La Mer’s signature Miracle Broth, this balm is meant to heal seriously dry lips whilst softening them for a pillowy, more plumped effect. For those who want to shell out for the ultimate balm to kiss one lucky guy, look no further.
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