- Think of a lip conditioner as if it were a primer or base coat. And for extra staying power, sweep over it with a lightly powdered brush, which will also help your lip color to adhere better.
- Use your lip conditioner alone for a subtle sheen. This is especially nice if you're not into glossy finishes.
- Wear overnight as a hydrating treatment, and wake up with a new lease on life.
Not only does a lip conditioner help soften lips, but it creates a smoother surface, allowing your lipstick to wear longer. This means a reduction in your lip color feathering, caking, and settling into fine lines. And if that wasn't enough, some conditioners are even formulated with SPF. For maximum impact: