While it's really important to remember to put on a few layers during the cold winter, it's equally important not to forget to update up your skincare routine a bit. Skin is prone to dryness, so slap on the moisturizer, creams and lip balms - speaking of which, we've summed up our top 7 that will help fix dry and chapped lips:
1. Aesop - Rosehip Seed Lip Cream
A non-greasy cream formula with lots of essential vitamins to moisturize and soften lips. Contains Aesop's signature aromatic floral fragrance. 6ml.
HK$115 / £11 from Lane Crawford.
2. La Mer - The Lip Balm
A lightweight balm with a refreshing mint flavor and smooth finish to soften and smoothen your lips. Contains La Mer's special Miracle Broth™ and patented Lip Lipid Complex. 9g.
HK$500 / £45 from Net-A-Porter.
3. By Terry - Baume de Rose
A thick waxy balm formula containing shea butter, Vitamin E and antioxidants can nourish and plump chapped lips. Lightly rose scented and has a slight gloss finish. 30ml.
HK$610 / £55 from Lane Crawford.
4. Hourglass - Number 28 Lip Treatment Oil
This paraben- and sulfate-free treatment oil from Hourglass is infused with 14 essential oils to work wonders as a hydrator and wrinkle remover. Its citrus scent and 24k gold-plated, anti-bacterial palladium applicator will glide across your lips for a plump, rejuvenated look. 7.5ml.
HK$360 / £32 from Net-A-Porter.
5. Charlotte Tilbury - Lip Magic Rejuvenating Smoothing Propolis Balm
Using Propolis, derived from elixirs honeybees use to line their hives, this conditioning and protective balm works quickly to produce dramatic hydrating and plumping results. Use after a lip scrub or as a primer for lipstick application. 5ml.
HK$280 / £25 from Net-A-Porter.
6. Clinique - Repairwear™ Intensive Lip Treatment
This lipstick-like product from Clinique is actually an intensive lip treatment in disguise, infused with antioxidants to boost natural collagen production and to replenish the moisture barrier. 4g.
HK$250 / £22 from Lane Crawford.
7. Aerin - Rose Balm
A non-greasy and fast-absorbing formula from Aerin, this rose balm is made with the extract from up to 300 rose petals and guarantees to smoothen and moisturize the driest of lips. 23.5g.
HK$450 / £40 from Net-A-Porter.
Cover Image gif by Brian HK Chan.