Is a basic balm not giving your pout enough love? Try one of these targeted treatments to bestow an extra hit of hydrating, smoothing and anti-aging ingredients.
Before a big event when you know your lips will be swathed in a vibrant lipstick, prep them with a mask. We love the intense hydration of this hydrogel sheet lip mask with advanced peptides to help smooth and firm skin. RADFORD 24K Gold Hydrogel Lip Mask, $7, victoriaradford.com.
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Due to transepidermal water loss, a process that accelerates overnight, our lips decrease in volume (the thinner skin makes them more susceptible). The sesame seed and Indian gentian extracts seal in hydration. DERMALOGICA Nightly Lip Treatment, $69, dermalogica ca.
Our bodies go through a mini renewal process when our heads hit the pillow. Korean beauty brand Laneige uses a vitamin C complex to form a wrap over your lips’ surface, helping absorb and retain moisture. LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask, $24, sephora.ca.
This reduces the appearance of vertical lines on and around lips.