Get Your Kisser Ready For Winter And The Holidays With A New Lip Product

As the air is getting colder (and much drier in Kansas City), I really need to take care of my lips.  The following products exfoliate, hydrate and beautify the lips this fall and winter!

bliss fabulips sugar lip scrub ($18.00 USD) — This sweetly flavored pout-polishing scrub gently exfoliates lips to remove dead, chapped skin for a beautifully smooth finish that can actually help your lipstick last longer. Featuring finely granulated sweet sugar, almond and walnut shell, the vanilla & orange flavored formula gently exfoliates to buff away dry flakes while jojoba seed and olive oils, shea and cocoa butters, and vitamins A, C and E nourish and condition. Read our lips – it’s the simplest way to get a polished pout!  Available at bliss spas, and Sephora.

L’Occitane Lip Balm($12): This new organic balm, made with 10% shea butter, soothes dry and chapped lips and provides gentle nourishing and protective care.  This is a part of the Limited-Edition Shea Butter Collection that features packaging designed by L’OCCITANE Founder Olivier Baussan who was inspired by the traditional bogolan fabrics of Africa and the country’s indigenous flowers. Available in the below scents, the limited-edition body cream, hand cream and lip balm speak to L’Occitane’s ongoing work with the women of Burkina Faso, Africa who produce all of the Fair Trade Shea Butter used in L’Occitane products.

–  Desert Rose from Morocco is known for its generous blooms and fruity, zesty aroma, which perfumes the desolate landscape.

–  Hibiscus from Egypt delights the eyes with its brilliant colors — from the purest white to the most passionate red. Its sensual, sunny perfume awakens the senses.

–  Cocoa Flower from the Ivory Coast has a warm, comforting scent with a delicious hint of cacao. This is the scent of the lip Balm.

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Quench & Correct Plumping Lip Gloss and Restorative Lip Treatment ($29.00 USD) — Need a reason to smile? This dual-ended dynamo performs double duty. Quench & Correct Plumping Gloss and Restorative Lip Treatment moisturizes and replenishes. One side, Correct Restorative Lip Treatment with Hydra8, reduces the appearance of lip lines and eliminates dryness. The other side, Quench Plumping Gloss, helps restore moisture for an instantly plumped, youthful look that’s bound to keep you beaming.

Correct Restorative Lip Treatment

  • Dual Peptides are designed to boost hydration and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • A special skin conditioning agent, Hydra8, is formulated to bind moisture to lips for up to eight hours.
  • Reduces the look of lines and cracks for a softer, smoother smile.

Quench Plumping Gloss

  • Naturally derived peptides help to increase lip volume, creating the perfect pout.
  • An intense moisture complex provides long-lasting hydration.
  • Creates a long-lasting shine and a rosy glow.

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Every shade in the Three Custom Color Shimmering Lights Collection ($45.00 USD) has been created in our award-winning sheer lipstick formula – highly-moisturizing with buildable color and smooth shimmer to create an eye-catching fullness! Inspired by the celestial skies and brilliant cityscapes of Asia, this wide array of sparkling and soft lipsticks is now available in a slim, convenient palette equipped with a lip brush and mirror, perfectly purse-sized for women on the go! You can purchase this at

Merle Norman Age-Defying Lip Color in Hussy ($15.00 USD) — A smoothing lip color with an age-defying complex increases moisture retention, helping diminish the appearance of fine lines.  The deep red Hussy color is available in different formulas.  Visit to learn more and purchase.

My Favorite New Summer Lip Products

Soft, smooth and natural lips are the perfect look for summer.  The luscious lip products below will help achieve this.  From a lip exfoliator to a fruity lip balm to a lipstick that makes lips soft after continuous use, your lips will look fabulous while using this products!

Merle Norman Lip Exfoliator ($15.00 USD) — Gentle micro-dermabrasion lip treatment immediately retexturizes skin to reveal incredibly soft and smooth lips.  Allows lip color to glide on smoothly and keeps it from caking.  Easy-to-use stick formula.  Visit www. to learn more.

Enjoy eos’ all-new limited edition Strawberry Sorbet and Passion Fruit ($5.99 USD) – two refreshingly tasty organic flavors launching just in time for summer. Revolutionary smooth sphere applies directly to lips, making it more hygienic than pot lip balms. It is enclosed in powder pink and lavender soft-touch, recyclable packaging.  Key Ingredients are Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter and Vitamin E to soothe and moisturize. This retails for $5.99 at Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and

Becca Cosmetics Sheer Lip Color ($24.00 USD) — A collection of sheer, hydrating lipsticks with subtle shine in a palette of tones flattering for all skin tones, BECCA’s Sheer Tint Lip Colour contains a cocktail of emollients and antioxidants such as Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Honey and Vitamin E, to moisturise and protect the lips while providing a smooth, even application of creamy colour.  Shop at The Plaza Beauty,One West 58th Street at The Plaza Hotel’s Concourse Level.

CoverGirl LipPerfection ($7.49 USD) — A new kind of lip transformation; lipstick that transforms your lips  instantly with gorgeous color and transforms dry lips to noticeably  smoother/more gorgeous lips in just 7 days. Contains a silk therapy complex –
beautiful rich lip color infused with silk protein to help sustain moisture  leve ls so the more you wear it, the more gorgeous your lips become. Lip Perfection is CoverGirl’s iconic, prestige-inspired lip bullet.  This is available at drugstores and mass market retailers near you.

Merle Norman Lip Polish ($15.00 USD) — Creamy lip gloss delivers 100-watt shine.  Luscious high-fashion shades provide intense luster with hydrating benefits.  glides on smoothly and evenly with brush applicator.  Long-wearing.  Anti-feathering. Visit to learn more. Enjoy!