Lips, Lips, Lips
The blast of winter has crippled the east coast and Midwest in 2015 with a crushing blow of snow. Snow, wind, and cold have shaped the landscape into a winter wonderland sometimes pretty and after awhile a place of tremendous bone chilling temperatures with mountains of white. To keep warm, ladies and gents are bundled up in coats, scarves, hats, boots and gloves. Yet, what about the face and the ever so lush lips that are not protected from the fierce storms? The face is left viewing the frozen land while marching forth with a head down towards a warm destination.
"I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and... I believe in miracles."
- Audrey Hepburn
How to keep lips soft, luscious and ever lasting?
I. Indulge in a Sugary Lip Scrub: Favorite lip scrub by sara happ in Brown Sugar - tastes yummy too! Gently rub on lips at night before going to bed, apply moisturizer afterwards. Can be used in the a.m. too. Amazon - $18.52
|sara happ - The Lip Scrub - Brown Sugar|
II. Slather on "The Bomb": The only moisturizer that counts. Rich, smooth and keeps lips soft and moist. Must have and worth every penny! Perfect at night before bed.
From Nordstrom Online: Crème de Rose is an essential nourishing and smoothing lip balm with a delicate rose fragrance that is simply addictive! It is enriched with a rare and precious Damask Rose essential oil extract, an anti-aging complex, energizing vitamins A and E, and shea butter for a long-lasting regenerating and smoothing anti-wrinkle effect. It leaves the lips optimally soothed, moisturized and nourished. Soft and beautifully plump, the lips are more radiant than ever!
|Dior 'Crème de Rose' Smoothing Plumping Lip Balm SPF 10 - $28|
III. The Lip Balm All Day Usage: The ultimate lip balm that is divine on the lips. To be used during the day at anytime. Now also in a springtime coral hue that enhances the natural lip. Wear without or with lipstick. Keeps the lips soft and protected from the elements.
|Dior 'Addict Lip Glow' Color Reviver Balm - $33|
The Final Touch
Add Color to Lips
Finish with a favorite lip stick that stays during the icy months and moves blissfully into the bloom of spring and the heated days of summer!
|Chanel - CHANEL RÊVERIE PARISIENNE ROUGE DOUBLE INTENSITÉUltra Wear Lip Color - $36|
"Our eyes reflect light. Better that the lips are more like a rose petal."
- Olivier Theyskens (Fashion Designer - Theory)
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