Pucker up Glossies, because it’s almost Valentines Day! And while we’ve all curated our own skincare routines by now, our perfect lip care regimes may have been neglected.
But don’t worry Glossies, we’ve got you covered with this very easy three-step ritual…
How To Look After Your Lips This Valentine’s!
This ideal lip care routine involves…
- Protect and condition
Step 1: Exfoliate
Exfoliation is a must for your pout! Why? Well, because it’s key to getting smoother, softer, more supple lips (perfect for a kiss or two this Valentine’s, wouldn’t you say?).
So, how do you achieve this? Look out for lip scrubs! Once you’ve found your favourite (and we’ve shared ours below…), apply with your finger and gently massage it into your lips in small circular motions for around 30 seconds. This helps remove dead skin cells! To finish, remove any residue with lukewarm water and gently pat your lips with a soft towel.
How often should you exfoliate your lips?
We recommend you exfoliate lips one to two times a week. But be sure you don’t over-exfoliate, as this will damage your lips’ skin barrier.
Our favourite exfoliators
Not only does the Barry M Cosmetics Watermelon Lip Scrub smell refreshingly gorgeous, but this scrub is also blended with nourishing olive oil, vitamin E, jojoba and avocado oils which work to hydrate lips. Antioxidant properties also soothe your pout and support your natural repair process.
We also love Burt’s Bees’ 100% Natural Conditioning Lip Scrub with Exfoliating Honey Crystals. This all-natural formula gently buffs away dry skin to reveal smoother lips! Harnessing the power of beeswax and honey crystals, it not only exfoliates, it also hydrates and leaves lips feeling super supple!