Well-moisturized lips look plumped at the surface, while dry, dehydrated lips will look the opposite of plump—thin, weathered, and wrinkled. Apply a thick layer of a super-restorative lip balm like Peter Thomas Roth Lips To Die which will go to work on dry, chapped lips while you sleep. In the morning, you’ll wake up with lips that already look fuller (and softer).
In the morning swipe on a buttery, plumping and conditioning lip balm, like Bliss Fabulips Glossy Balm Citrus Mint.
BRIGHT LIPS 101 Unlike a nude lip, a bold hue requires more effort. Follow these five-steps to ensure poppy pout perfection.
Dab on a concealer for an even base (try TIGI Cream Concealer; $12.05), then paint on your color with a lip brush, starting from your Cupid’s bow and working outward. We love TIGI Cosmetics Decadent Lipstick in Finesse, a great vibrant hue. Blot with a tissue. Apply a neutral lip liner to clean up the edges along your lip line. Pat a fine highlighting powder on the center of your lower lip to create the illusion of fullness.