8 Hydrating and Exfoliating Products for Soft, Kissable Lips
Think about it—your entire beauty look could be perfect, but if you're rocking dry, cracked lips, an enchanting night can turn awry very quickly. Not to mention the full, plump lip trend is going nowhere (thanks, Kylie). But we can't all have a plastic surgeon on speed dial. So what's a girl to do for the perfect pout?
This year, we've taken it upon ourselves to put together a list of some of our favourite lip products (both cult-classic and under-the-radar) to make sure your romantic evening goes as "smoothly" as possible. Keep scrolling to find a list of our favourite products for softer, more kissable lips.
Nurse Jamie NuLips RX Moisturizing Lip Balm and Exfoliating Lip Brush ($33)
Exfoliating your lips is a must year-round, but if you're going to choose a night to do it, let it be before a date. Nurse Jamie's lip balm and exfoliating lip brush work in tandem to soften and plump your lips for the perfect pout. The lip brush gently exfoliates any dead skin, leaving your lips baby soft, while the balm seals in moisture.
TonyMoly Kiss Kiss Lovely Lip Patch ($7)
According to an Editorial Director, "Your dry, cracked lips don’t stand a chance against these selfie-worthy lip masks." The TonyMoly Lip Patches are packed with vitamin C and strawberry to leave your lips extremely soft, hydrated, and smelling kissable. Simply leave on for 20 to 30 minutes and experience softer, plumper, more kissable lips.
Soap & Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Plumping Gloss ($15)
Soap & Glory's glosses are another one of our staple plumping products. Filled with lip-enhancing spheres and plant oils, they make your lips feel instantly fuller. Either apply alone or on top of your favorite lip colour for an extra shiny pout.
Frank Body Lip Scrub ($10)
This lip duo consists of a natural, coffee-based scrub (that literally smells like your morning java) and a smoothing petroleum-free lip balm. First, scrub your lips with the exfoliator until they feel smooth and flake-free; then, follow up with the balm. Our Managing editor Lindsey Metrus says, "Go ahead—we dare you not to try and subsequently lick this sweet-smelling duo right off your lips."
Niod Lip Bio-Lipid Concentrate ($90)
This miraculous serum has an immediate-acting technology to improve lip colour, texture, volume, and softness. Apply a small amount directly onto lips with your fingertips, and you'll feel it working within 30 seconds. News editor Victoria Hoff says, "While getting the actual results of injections remains a fantasy, this topical solution is as close as it gets."
Fillerina Demo Cosmetic Replenishing Treatment Grade 1 ($206)
This cult-favourite treatment looks intimidating, but it is beloved for its extreme plumping properties; plus, it helps with loss of volume in the cheekbones and lips. The at-home filler contains a blend of six hylauronic acids that naturally plump the skin by penetrating its deepest layers, all the while giving an added boost of hydration.
What are some of your favourite products for fuller, softer lips? Let us know in the comments.
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