Your lips require a waxy balm to stay hydrated because they have a dry keratin layer on their surface. A balm that contains shea butter seals in moisture most effectively.
Great Bets: Burt's Bees Medicated Lip Balm ($4; drugstores); Yes to Carrots C Me Smile Lip Butter ($4; Walgreens).
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O, The Oprah Magazine has lipstick formulas that are light and satiny, ways to apply lipstick and get smoother lips, and more.
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