Sunday, 15 June 2014

Lip Care

Let's Get Lippie - This week I will be bringing you all things lip related from my favourite lipsticks to the best formulations, how to care for your lips and wonder products. Stay tuned because there will be plenty of lip addict madness.


After a week full of lipstick talk, let's talk about lip care. 

Exfoliate
Exfoliating your lips is just as important as exfoliating your skin. It removes any dead, flaky skin cells and allows any lip balm you apply on top to sink in and do a better job. If you don't exfoliate your lips, it doesn't matter what or how much moisture you pack on top as it won't be absorbed by your lips. You can exfoliate with sugar and olive oil, a lip srub, a flannel, or an old toothbrush, so there really isn't an excuse not to!

Protect
We all preach about wearing SPF on your face day to day, the same applies to your lips. So for your every day lip balm, look for one with an spf as it will protect your lips from the sun so they won't burn or chap! This is especially important in summer/on holiday as the sun is much stronger.

Treat
If you suffer from chapped, cracked lips, you must treat them. Applying a lip balm won't fix the problem. Just like applying a serum, a lip treatment will provide the same intense ingredients that will help repair the lips. My favourite treatment for suffering lips is the Hourglass No 28 Lip Treatment Oil, it is a pricey number however it is worth it for those who genuinely suffer from sore, cracked lips or those who are frequent suffers of cold sores. This treatment will not only help repair the lips but also soothe and moisturise them.

Moisturise
A step everybody should take is to moisturise your lips. I love to use a thick lip balm and apply it as a part of my night time skincare routine to ensure that my lips are smooth and hydrated come the next morning. My favourite balm is the Nuxe Reve de Miel lip balm however if you have a favourite lip balm then just continue using that... but the key to great lips is consistency! So apply it every night and you will never have a lip woe ever again.

What are your favourite lip care products?


No comments:

Post a Comment

Search This Blog

);