In the world of beauty, winter time is synonymous with dry lips. The cracking, peeling, and flaking discourages all your lipstick and lip gloss dreams. Some of the causes of dry lips are cold dry air, dehydration, licking your lips, snoring, skin care products, and allergies. The most important step you can take is to keep yourself hydrated. The average amount of water you should be drinking everyday is 75-100 ounces depending on your size. Once you are hydrated your will be chapped less often and easier to manage. These 5 lip products are going to transform your dry winter lips and you won’t have to worry about cracking, peeling, or splitting lips.
1) Bliss Fabulips Sugar Lip scrub
The first step for your lips in your morning routine should a lip scrub. The purpose of a lip scrub is to exfoliate all the dead flaky skin on your lips. Take a dime-sized amount of the lip scrub and divide it between both of your lips. Then massage the scrub into your lips in circular motions with your ring finger. After 3 minutes (90 seconds on each lip) wipe away all the product with a damp face cloth. After your finish this process you will be left with beautiful soft lips. At $18 this lip scrub is more affordable then it’s competitors and can be purchased at Sephora and wherever Bliss Spa products are sold.
2) EOS Lip Balm in Sweet Mint
After you have exfoliated your lips, next you will apply lip balm. The lip balm will help will protect your lips from the harsh wind and cold weather. This EOS lip balm great and is extremely moisturizer. The unique circular shape makes it easy to apply on the go and you don’t have to get your fingers dirty. Some of the other benefits of this lip balm are that its 100 percent natural, made with 95 percent organic ingredients, and its gluten, paraben, and petroleum free. EOS lip balms are sold at most drugstores and at the EOS website for $3.25.
3) Bite Beauty Line and Define Lip Liner and Primer
Once the lip balm has absorbed into your lips, apply your lip primer. A lip primer is designed to make your lip product apply smoothly and make it last twice as long. Bite Beauty’s lip primer is the best on the market and is made from natural ingredients. Silica and lauroyl lysine help to natural fill in the lines in your lips and prevent your lipstick from feathering. Instead of your lipstick lasting 3 to 4 hours, this primer will make it last for 10 to 12 hours. Bite Beauty products are sold at Sephora; this primer costs $22.
4) Urban Decay Lip Junkie Lip Gloss
If you have really dry lips you may want where lip gloss over your lipstick or you can skip the lipsticks all together. Urban Decay Lip Junkie Lip Glosses cost $19 each and are available at Macy’s . They come in 13 different shades ranging from neutral pinks to daring dark reds. This lip glosses are very pigmented so they’re a great option to where alone. All the shades are vegan friendly and contain a special Maxi-Lip complex that plumps your lips without any irritation. The plastic applicator tip makes this lip gloss no mess and hygienic.
5) MAC Mineralize Rich Lipstick
The key to keeping your exfoliated, moisturized, and primed lips soft is a moisturizing lipstick. This lipstick comes in 12 shades and cost $22 each. What makes this lipstick special is that in contains a 77 mineral moist complex that is light weight and locks in moisture into the lips. The finish of the lipstick is a mix between a creme lipstick finish and a satin one. You can purchase this lipstick from MAC Cosmetic stores or online at their website.