The Ultimate 5-Step Technique to Get Luscious Lips


Lipstick trends come in all forms, textures, and colors that we often forget the real secret to having the perfect pout. It isn’t the latest lipstick trend nor the formula breakthrough, but is simply a good lip care routine for that plump, luscious lips.

Like a blank canvas, smooth and even lips will magnify the full effects of your favorite lippie. To achieve those luscious lips and maintain it, you need to invest in time and effort.  Of course, with the right lip care products, you will surely go an extra mile.

Here are five simple steps with lip care tips you can choose from to complement your usual beauty regimen!

 

1. HYDRATE

Nurture the lips from the inside out by staying hydrated everyday. Drinking plenty of water should also keep your skin refreshed and your body cleansed.

Hydrate lips
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Do not lick your lips especially when you are experiencing the chapped lips. Saliva has the tendency to dry your pout as it takes out the natural oils from your lips. 

Don't lick lips

 

2. EXFOLIATE

Remove the dead skin on your lips to reveal smoother lips. Regular lip exfoliation coupled with fingertip massage in circular motion will also help stimulate blood flow and circulation on your lips.

Lip Expoliate
Photo courtesy of caramedika


For those who are fans of all-natural beauty routines like Shay Mitchell’s straight from the kitchen lip hack, you can go for a homemade lip scrub recipe. Use the sugar and oil combination or the petroleum jelly and toothbrush combo. 

Karlie Kloss | Photo courtesy of Vogue.com

For frequent travelers and those who are always on-the-go, try the Make Up Factory Bamboo Lip Peeling. It is made with the finest bamboo grains in a practical tube applicator that ensures easy use. It leaves your lips visibly smoother with a refreshed feeling out of its minty flavor and aroma.

Make Up Factory Bamboo Lip Peeling
Make Up Factory Bamboo Lip Peeling

 

3. CARE


Moisturize your lips liberally throughout the day using lip balms with SPF and slather a bit on before bedtime to wake up with softer lips.

Heal chapped lips with essential oils such as coconut, peppermint, chamomile, and lavender. If you are a fan of gloss or shine, try the 7 Oils Lip Elixir which contains seven valuable oils and fruit extracts namely goji fruit extract, pomegranate fruit extract, peach extract, argan oil, prickly pear blossom extract, propolis extract and rosehip pulp extract, that provides intensive care for your lips.

For those who prefer pot lip balms, try Nuxe‘s best-selling Reve de Miel Ultra Nourishing Lip Balm with honey and sunflower oil to nourish and repair. As a bonus for the beauty conscious, at least 79.5% of the lip balm ingredients are all-natural and Paraben free.

Beautifying Lip Primer
Nuxe Reve de Miel Ultra Nourishing Lip Balm


TIP: This pretty little pot multi-tasks and is great for nourishing dry cuticles too!

 

4. PRIME

Prepare your lips for serious matte business by applying primer before your favorite lipstick. This will not only keep your lips moisturized but also extend the staying power of your lipstick.

For those who need to balance their natural lip color, try Beautifying Lip Primer in Creamy Rose with a pink-colored tone. Its light texture is perfect for priming lips for your favorite lipstick and lip gloss.

Make Up Factory Beautifying Lip Primer
Beautifying Lip Primer

For busy bees who can’t afford several touch-ups on a hectic day, try MAC’s PREP + Prime Lip Primer. This fail-safe lip product is well-loved and accepted for a reason. It definitely helps keep your new favorite lipstick stay on-duty for longer hours!

Make up Factory Prep + Prime Lip
Prep + Prime Lip

 

5. BOOST

Boost lips with serums containing hyaluronic acid to instantly pump your puckers! This natural ingredient binds skin cells and absorbs water, thereby adding volume to those lips.

To plump your lips like a pro for all-nighters and events, you need hard-working lip colors like the Make up Forever Ultra HD Lip Booster. The secret beauty weapon of the pros is meant to boost and prep lips to make them silky smooth with minimized lines — even under harsh lighting!

Make up Factory Lip booster
Lip booster

For those who require anti-aging on top of the boosting effect, try Makeup Factory’s Pure Moisture Hyaluronic Lip Filler. It is packed with apple seed extract, olive, and jojoba oil to help counter fine lines and wrinkles on your lips.

Hyaluronic Lip Filler
Hyaluronic Lip Filler

Achieving celebrity-inspired luscious lips may seem challenging, but truth is: it is s fairly easy! You only need to dedicate time to properly care for your lips instead of relying on invasive procedures or injections.

Learn more beauty tricks on how to solve dry and dull lips from MEGAstyle.ph!

Makeup factory Lip Secret Collection is available on Rustan’s and zalora.ph
Makeup forever Ultra HD Collection is available on makeupforever.com.ph
MAC Prep + Prime is available on maccosmetics.com.ph
Nuxe is available on Rustan’s and zalora.ph

Beauty shots courtesy of @deniseochoa on Instagram

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