What many fail to realize is that your lips need as much care and protection as the rest of your skin does, if not more. Lips are very delicate in nature and can very easily be damaged by the harsh UV rays, but they’re also very easy to keep plumped and moisturized if you pick the right products. Here’s our guide to keeping your kissers luscious all through the summer:
Supergoop! Acai Fusion Lip balm
This super lip balm has it all! Shea butter moisturizes lips and provides long lasting hydration while the Acai berry prevents oxidation and nourishes with antioxidants. Multiple sunscreen ingredients give the lips the sun protection they need while a subtle pink tint provides the finishing touches. Available on Sephora.com.
Shiseido Protection Lip Treatment
This one is great because it can be worn alone for subtle coverage, or under lip stick without ruining the texture. It contains both UVA and UVB protection, glides on smoothly and does not leave any filmy residue or stickiness. Available on Sephora.com.
EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm
A 100% all-natural lip balm with broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection, Vitamin E, Shea Butter and Jojoba oil. This one glides on so smoothly you won’t be able settle for anything else ever again. It even comes in a variety of flavors like Strawberry Sorbet and Raspberry Pomegranate. Available on evolutionofsmooth.com.
Nivea A Kiss of Shine Natural Glossy Lip Care
If you’re looking for an inexpensive, all-in-one solution to keeping your lips luscious , then this is definitely your lip balm. The Shea Butter and Vitamin E keep your lips hydrated while a high SPF keeps your lips protected and a high shine finish keeps you glamorous! Available in big pharmacies.
You too can get those luscious lips you see on magazine models all the time, and with minimal effort! Just mix a tablespoon of brown sugar with a small amount of honey or olive oil, just enough to turn into a paste, and keep the mixture in a container next to your sink. Scrub the mixture on your lips once or twice a week for brilliant results and a great canvas for lipstick!