Lip balms have come along way in recent years. See what one of these pout-enhancing balms can do for you...
A lip balm might not seem like the most important part of a beauty routine for anyone over the age of 20, but these humble beauty must-haves have come a long way in the last few years.
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The new breed of lip-enhancing balms can actually be the ultimate anti-ager, plumping, hydrating and restoring the natural flush of youth to your features. A quick sweep of any new generation lip balm will bring back a healthy glow, working with the rest of your make-up for a no-effort, but flawless, appearance. The ultimate product for everyday beauty, a lip balm is an essential part of your barely there holiday make-up, your no-fuss office style and your glossy, evening look.
So dab on one of these brand new lip balms to lips – or cheeks – to reveal and plumped and polished look that lets your natural beauty shine through…
There's no need to fuss around with lipsticks in the morning: Find your perfect colour with the Dior Addict Lip Glow. The unique Color Reviver technology reacts with your natural hue to create a natural, but enhanced, pink or red. Long-lasting and moisturising, this is the ultimate everyday balm.
Our number one product for your holiday make-up bag, this wonder balm will be all you need to look radiant and glowing on the beach or at the airport. Givenchy's Magic Lip & Cheek Balm reacts instantly with your skin or lips to enhance the natural colour and produce a 'just bitten' rosy glow.
We all know of the legend that is Crème de la Mer - dermatologists claim to be able to spot a user as soon as they walk through the door - so why not invest in the (much more) affordable Crème de la Mer The Lip Balm? Using the same 'Miracle Broth', which is at the heart of all Crème de la Mer's products, even the driest pout is returned to its former glory with regular use.
There has been a lot of hype surrounding this litte beauty pot: Celebrities and make-up artist swear by the plumping and smoothing properties of By Terry's Baume De Rose. Singing the praises of its multitasking abilities as well - it can be used to soften dry cuticles and nails - the A-list have quickly raised this product to a cult must-have. Invest today to see that youthful bloom returned to your lips.
For naturally luminous lips, lavish your pout with the Aerin Rose Lip Conditioner. Intensely hydrating and soothing, this thick and rich balm lasts for hours to act like a facial on lips. With a delicate rose scent and velvety texture, this balm will result in a guaranteed youthful flush.
Sitting somewhere between a lipstick and a lipgloss, the Clarins Lip Balm Crayon is a do-it-all wonder product. One slick of this creamy balm will enhance colour, moisturise and sit comfortably on the lips for hours.
A real investment, the Chanel Hydra Beauty Nutrition Lip Care is like skincare for your mouth. Using plant extracts to plump, nourish and protect the skin, this balm will restore the lip's natural beauty and reveal a full and radiant pout.