As the winter chill begins to set in, its the lips that first gets affected. If chapped, dry or dehydrated lips top your list of winter weather woes, then we have just got the best lip care products for you. We scoured the markets and asked experts about their top picks available in the city.
Make-up artist Clint Fernandes says, “Himalaya lip balm is the star buy as it has no additives or menthol — a common ingredient in most lip balms.” Image consultant Yatan Ahluwalia says, “Nivea tops my list as it lasts long and gives a nice sheen.” Here are some of the other favourites...
Soothing Effect: Vaseline lip care balm is scent free, soothing gel that gives moisturising effect. An overnight application is potent for dry lips R20
Lip scrub: Eminence enzyme lip exfoliator’s scrubbing properties sloughs off the dead cells. R3,572
Tangy Talk: Iraya green apple lip balm gives a transparent sheen and also sits heavy on lips keeping them moisturised. R150
Budget Best: Himalaya lip balm is scent-free, natural and has a pocket-friendly price tag.R20
Plump up: Elizabeth Arden ceramide lip moisturiser has lip plumping properties. R1190
Fruity punch : The Body Shop raspberry lip balm comes with a sweet smell and gives a rosy tint to the pout. R245
Nature’s Best: Forest Essential Narangi lip balm has organic almond oil, cane sugar and lasts long. R495
Colour me Prety: Mac lip balm has a tinted fuschia colour and it conditions the lips while doubling up as a lip gloss. R870
Sun safe: Neutrogena Lip Moisturiser comes with SPF 15 and is fragrance-free. R95
Soft sheen: Nivea fruity shine lip balm has a light scent and gives a red flush. R129