Skincare is essential during summer, but unfortunately, the lips are often overlooked.
The lips are that patch of skin that needs special attention all year round, especially in summer, since they lack the natural glands to keep them hydrated.
As the sun rises, your lips are exposed to harmful UV rays, heat, and air conditioning, making them dry and chapped.
The good news is that it is possible to have luscious lips this summer by following these simple tips and tricks.
Lip balm is considered one of the most critical skin care products in your cosmetic tool bag. Lip balms have two functions:
- Protect the lips from harmful UV rays
- Moisturise the lips to prevent dehydration and chapping
When you use lip balm, you allow your lips to heal faster, so you can prevent the shame of chapped, peeling, and cracked lips. Besides, when your lips are moisturised, they have a youthful, supple look.
My favorite lip balm is INNISFREE My Lip Balm, which moisturises lips with a hint of colour.
It is the perfect choice for those looking to add some colour and hydration to their lips. It is naturally tinted and comes in unique colours and scents.
During summer, it is vital to make exfoliation a regular in your beauty routine. This skin area builds up many dead skin cells, and it is imperative to remove them.
The best way to exfoliate is by using a soft toothbrush on your lips for a few seconds. You can add a little bit of sugar to help eliminate residue from the surface to leave your lips feeling smooth.
Once you finish exfoliating, don't forget to apply INNISFREE My Lip Balm.
It is essential to moisturise your lips more profoundly at night to help them recover and regenerate.
A great addition to your summer lips routine is using KLAVUU Nourishing Care Lip Sleeping Pack.
KLAVUU Nourishing Care Lip Sleeping Pack is the perfect solution for morning chapped lips. This pack is enriched with three types of plant-derived oils, and it is specially designed to smooth out any dead skin cells on your lips.
This natural formula locks in moisture and promotes soft and supple lips.
Don't forget to stay hydrated during the summer to have healthy skin. Please note that chronic dehydration results in dry lips.
Please note healthy skin begins on the inside. You should provide your body with the right nutrients to have glowing, youthful skin. Some of the best nutrients for the skin include:
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin C
Summer Lips Trends
This summer, you can expect natural looking with lips stealing the spotlight. You can select a bold shape such as Candid Apple from MEMEBOX I'm Meme Tic Toc Tint Lip Cashmere and apply it to well-moisturised lips.
It is best to opt for a matte lipstick like MEMEBOX I'm Meme Tic Toc Tint Lip Cashmere since it lasts the longest, even in hot summer weather.
Subtle Definition To Your Lips
Summer is the perfect season to ditch makeup altogether. But if you don't want to go completely natural, use Brilliant from 3CE Mood Recipe 2 Matte Lip Color to add some subtle definition to your lips.
You can match your lips with Nude Peach from 3CE Mood Recipe Face Blush to finish your summer look.
During the '90s, it was a trend to use lip defined shades, and guess what? It is making a grand comeback this summer.
Matching your summer glow with a classic brown lipstick such as Taupe or Going Right from 3CE Velvet Lip Tint will give you a subtle and relax beach beauty look.
The 3CE Velvet Lip Tint is available in ten colours, from nudes and beiges to pinks and reds. This lip tint is ideal for an everyday lip if you love moisturising and wearable shades.
Finally, selecting your summer lip colour can be problematic, with there being so many options. Your best choice is to apply hydrating summer lipsticks that are effortless to use, low maintenance and adds a beautiful glow to the lips.
Try your best to match them with a fresh cream blush such as BE01 Fig from A'PIEU Juicy-Pang Water Blusher to achieve that healthy glow.