With Valentine's Day fast approaching, it's time to start prepping and perfecting your pout. We've got the lowdown on the best products to slough away dead skin cells, soothe dry skin and leave your lips plump, smooth and pucker-up ready!
In the spirit of award's season, we've selected our categories and chosen the very BestLip Treatments, Best for Lines & Wrinkles, Best for Dry Lips, Best Tinted, Best Vegan, Best Newcomer & Best Colour. Read on to find out the winners
Best Lip TreatmentsImage Skincare Iluma Intense Brightening Exfoliating Powder
is a micro-exfoliating powder blend containing natural botanicals, enzymes and antioxidants to remove debris. The powder is usually reserved for cleansing and exfoliating the skin, but this multi-tasking powder can also be used as a lip treatment to gentle buff away dead skin cells with a light exfoliating action. Dry and uneven lips are left smooth, plumped and prepped for the application of soothing balms.Skyn ICELAND Plumping Lip Gels
are the easiest way to boost hydration and plump lips. The state-of-the-art,
transdermal delivery system contains advanced plant and marine-based active ingredients to boost circulation, reduce wrinkles around the mouth and promote plumped and voluminous lips.
Best for Lines & Wrinkles
We struggled to choose just one winner here so had to include both our favourite lip products from Jan Marini
!Jan Marini Hyla3D HA Lip Complex
is a unique lip treatment packed with active ingredients to increase hydration, soften fine lines and enhance lip definition.This lip complex from Jan Marini is enriched with a blend of Hyaluronic Acid, Peptides and Retinol, helping to target visible signs of ageing not just on the lips, but also the surrounding peri-oral area.SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Lip Repair
is a deeply hydrating treatment to smooth lips, improving the look of lines and
boost lip volume. Dry lips are healed with a potent blend of humectants and emollients, including Hyaluronic Acid, Hydroxyethyl Urea and Glycerin.The appearance of lines on the lips and surrounding areas are improved for healthy and youthful looking lips. Powerful antioxidants Vitamin E and Silymarin work synergistically to protect lips from environmental damage, ensuring they remain smooth and full.
Best for Dry LipsOSKIA Cupid's Bow Lip Balm
is a lightweight, yet nourishing lip balm enriched with Vitamin A and E, Shea Butter and Avocado Oil to nourish, soothe and protect lips. It has a delicious light vanilla and fresh mint scent plus a subtle shimmer release formula with mineral pink pigments, to add a healthy and delicate shine to the lips.
Best TintedJane Iredale Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain
is one incredible multi-purpose product; just a slick on the lips and a
smudge on the cheeks completely enhances your natural colouring. The irresistible pink shade flatters all skin tones and contains olive butter, avocado butter and wild rose wax to soothe and soften lips.
Best VeganSkyn ICELAND Berry Lip Fix
starts as an ultra-hydrating emollient balm, which then melts into a pampering oil to renew and restore parched lips. The 100% Vegan lip conditioner contains antioxidant-rich Vitamin E to restore skin's natural moisture barrier for soft and hydrated lips.Lips prone to peeling or cracking are reinforced thanks to Wintered red algae, whilst Shea Butter delivers a concentrated source of natural vitamins and fatty acids to heal and protect lips.
Best NewcomerOmorovicza Perfecting Lip Balm
has a slight cooling, plumping and gentle tingling action and is enriched with shea butter, eucalyptus oil and
hydrating hyaluronic spheres to leave lips feeling fuller, softer and smoother.With regular use, lips are left hydrated, plumped and nourished. Lip volume is also increased thanks to palmitoyl oligopeptide, whilst Omega 6 ceramide replenishes dry, chapped lips by restoring the barrier function and retexturing the lipid matrix.
Best ColourDelilah Colour Intense Cream Lipstick
comes in 10 vibrant and intense colours in a soft and creamy formula that's paraben-free and dermatologically tested. Every colour is enriched with Vitamin E and spherical polymers, which deliver a velvety soft finish that's easy to apply.Delilah Colour Intense Liquid Lipstick
offers an intensely pigmented liquid lipstick that lasts for up to 9 hours. The
lightweight liquid lipstick has a matte finish but never leaves lips dehydrated; instead the formula locks in moisture to leave lips smooth and saturated with colour.Delilah Colour Gloss Ultimate Shine Lipgloss
comes in 7 beautiful shades in a nourishing, non-sticky formula with a light berry flavour. The lipgloss contains Vitamin E, emollient oils and botanical cellular activators derived from olive and jojoba to deliver a youthful and regenerative function.For all these products and more, shop online now
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