Having the perfect lip color and application can make a or break your holiday makeup look. You can't rock a bold lip with peeling skin. These 5 products are essential to keeping your lips soft and mistletoe worthy, even if it's a white Christmas.
1. A Good Chapstick
I will never go outside without something on my lips in the winter months, even if it is just chapstick. The Vaseline brand chapstick is amazing for when your lips are dry, but I hate dipping my finger into the pot because of germs. The tube of Lip Therapy is my absolute favorite for winter, the bonus is that it comes in Cherry too. Find these at any drugstore near you. (I've tested the generic versions too, they all work the same.)
2. A Lip Scrub
The Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Lip Scrubs are amazing and only $12. If you're in a rush and your lips are suffering, a DIY mix of sugar and olive oil should do the trick as well. Use this before applying a matte lipstick to ensure you don't look crusty.
3. An Everyday Gloss
The Trust Fund Beauty Lipgasm in Method to the Madness is my go to lipgloss. I will not leave the house without this either on my mouth or in my purse. The color goes with everything, and the gloss lasts forever, plus it isn't sticky.
4. A Go-To Lipstick
The Pixi Mattelustre Lipstick in Rose Naturelle is my favorite lipstick of all time. The shade is the perfect "my lips but better" shade, meaning it matches with every look and takes your makeup to the next level.
5. A Glitter Topper
Want to take your holiday look to the next level? Pair your favorite lipstick with the Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Long-Lasting Water-Resistant Topcoat. Any glitter topper will do, but this one really gives you the full glitter lip you were looking for.
Don't have any of these items? Don't worry Sephora has you covered with their gift sets! Their Give Me More Lip KIt and Mix & Mingle Lip Collection have adorable shades that everyone will enjoy. Not to mention they make great gifts.