From scrubs to creams, discover the must-have products to nourish, exfoliate and protect your lips this winterMore
"It's so important to prep your lips before applying your lipstick to avoiding flaking and smudging the colour" says make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury. For a flawless base, dab Tilbury's balm onto your lips and blot away the excess before applying your colour (ELLE loves Charlotte Tilbury's Matte Revolution Lipstick in Glastonberry, £23).
The word 'oily' tends to scare a lot of people. Naturally we think a product will be greasy if it contains oil, but Clarins' Lip Oil pots contain a magical combination of essential oils, leaving you with a bold, glossy lip colour that doesn't dry out.