What’s your lip care routine like?

I exfoliate ahead of whenever I’m doing lip swatches, which ends up two to three times a week (if the sessions are back-to-back, then I don’t do it the second day). Sometimes I’ll just let my lips soften while taking a shower and gently rub any dead skin away with my fingertips, while other times I’ll use an actual lip scrub (Bite or Sara Happ). I like to use a heavier lip balm at night, and I tend to rotate between Bite Agave Lip Mask and Sara Happ Lip Balms.

— Christine
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I try to do a lip scrub once a week (I usually forget), but I always put the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask on before bed every night and keep them moisturized throughout the day.

I sometimes scrub my lips gently with a wet toothbrush, or else I rub the surface with my fingertip. I love the Bite Agave Lip Mask, or else just ordinary chapstick/balm at night.

I don`t really have one but I should since my lips are always super dry. I usually throw some blistex on (the blue one) and when I really need to exfoliate I use a sugar cube and then throw on some coconut balm. I once received a sample of Laneige lip mask and remember loving it.

Before applying lipstick or even gloss, I will have had lip balm sitting on my lips while doing the rest of my makeup. Once done, I wipe off the lip balm with a paper towel, which exfoliates nicely.
Before bedtime, as I apply the final part of my nighttime skincare routine, the moisturizer and face oils, I make sure to get those on my lips. Final step is Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask most nights. If my lips are feeling especially parched, I’ll use Jack Black Lip Balm.

I try to remember to apply some sort of lip balm before bed (Bite Agave – the original in the impossible tube, or Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask) and something I don’t do nearly enough (it makes such a difference) is using the Fresh lip scrub I have. I don’t know why I don’t use it more often since I have almost always have dry bits of skin on my lips but I guess it’s a matter of habit – it’s one I should cultivate once or twice a week. During the day, I’ll swipe on some O’Keefe’s or Burt’s Bees (tinted) lip balm when I’m not able to reapply lipstick.

I don’t have actually a routine. If I’m not wearing lipstick, I use a lip balm with sunscreen when I go outside for errands, hiking, running, etc. to keep them hydrated and protected; I love the one from Paula’s Choice.
If my lips are very dry and it’s nightime / dark outside, I prefer a thick formula like Clinique Pep-Start Pout Restoring Night Mask.
I rarely need to exfoliate my lips, but if I get dry bits usually I just rub my finger over them after I applied a thick layer of a lip balm (and let it sit for a few minutes).

1) At home, I always wear lip balm. I also put it on before lipstick.
2) I wear less waxy lip balm overnight.
3) I exfoliate 1-2 times a week with a sugar scrub.

Cerave Healing Ointment has taken precedence over all my former fave lip treatments. It contains the three essential ceramides (called 1, 3, and 6-II) skin needs as well as hyaluronic acid and phytosphingosine (a phospholipid that helps restore the skin barrier). It is also fragrance-free and cheap as chips ($15 for a 12ounce tub.) I also use it on my cuticles, elbows, and feet in these arid winter months.
I exfoliate by putting a little Cerave Healing Ointment on my lips then rubbing it off with either a dry paper towel or a dry soft toothbrush.

I have a bad habit of chewing on my lips, actually, which probably covers exfoliation… Otherwise, just lip balm, and it goes on as soon as my lips feel the slightest bit dry. I’ve had really good results with Hurraw brand balms, and they do some really neat flavours/scents. I really wish I could find the Earl Grey scented one at a local shop again 🙁

Use to faithfully apply Vaseline every night on my lips . For the past couple of years I’ve been using Laneige lip sleeping mask. Also I drink lots of water so I guess that’s why I don’t get peeling lips. If I wear a liquid lip stick or a drying lip stick I eventually top it off with a gloss or a moisturizing lip topper.

Lip scrub a couple of times a week. I like a brand called French Girl if I need just a little polish and Fresh Sugar lip polish if I am in need of something more aggressive.

Lip balm always. I love Tatcha Camellia Gold Spun and Fresh Sugar Advanced therapy. I apply while I am doing the rest of my makeup, I apply rountinely throughout the day when I’m not wearing lipstick, which is often and at night.

Cannot wear the heavier lip treatments at night because … dogs.. so gross, I end up getting dog hair on my lips. I have a Bernese Mountain dog and 2 corgis…’nuff said

I just did a search on Big S for lip products and I’m a bit blown away. I have not tried anything different in this area for ages.

I use a lipbalm at night, right now Skinfood from Weleda. I also like the one from Jouer and Cli8nique has/had a really good one, but I haven’t found it again.
If I need to, I exfoliate on the shower by just rubbing my lips with a finger, I’ve not found a lip scrub I like.
I also apply a balm before starting my makeup and dab it off when it’s time for the lipstick.
On no makeup days I just use balm.

I have a very extensive lip routine!!! I just want to preserve my lips as long as possible to avoid having to inject/fill my lips to keep them “Poutiful”!!!
1)I make sure I pass my lips several times with a Foreo like sonic cleaner when I wash my face.
2)Next I use a lip scrub…usually DermAppeal by Skinn Cosmetics.
3)I then apply a lip plumping gel mask called 3 Minute Lip Party by Skinn Cosmetics.
4)After that I apply a light based lip serum along the lines of my lips by Isomers Skincare Laboratories. When that dries I use a thicker based lip serum 6X Classic all over my lips and lines by Skinn Cosmetics
5)Last, but not least I either slather on 6X Lip Plumping Balm by Skinn Cosmetics several times day/night or highlight/contour, line, and color lips if using lipstick, gloss, etc.
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Sadly, I don’t have one (that is “routine”); however, I try to remember to use my Laneige Sleek Mask (the BEST!). It’s soooooooo soft, you almost want to lick it and eat it, but I don’t. 😉

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