Dry Lip Treatment With Matte Lipsticks

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If you need a dry lip treatment when using matte lipsticks we hear you and we’re sending out the rescue team! If you’re a longtime fan and customer of Elizabeth Mott, you probably have at least one (if not all!) of our Color is Bae Liquid Lipstick shades. Besides being cute and trendy, Color is Bae helps you make a statement with your lips. It’s a pigmented, full-coverage, long-lasting liquid lipstick that glides on and doesn’t totally dry out your lips.

But let’s be real. Even the most hydrating liquid lipsticks will dry your lips out some. Whether it’s because you’re not applying hydrating lip balm over said liquid lipstick, or maybe it’s the actual weather (winter cold and summer heat and sun) or the formula just isn’t that great—there’s always something.

We have a trick up our sleeve though, and it involves Hanalei’s Lip Treatment! You want your lips to look poppin’ and feel moisturized and silky all day long, right? Then sit back, relax, and let us show you the wonders of Hanalei’s Lip Treatment.

Hanalei Company lip treat with kukui nut oil

Hawaiian Kukui Oil Help To Hydrate Dry Lips

So, if you haven’t heard of Hanalei (the place), it’s a town on the island of Kauai. “Hanalei” means “lei making” and “crescent bay” in Hawaiian. Hanalei Bay is the largest bay on the north shore of Kauai! Hanalei (the company) was founded by Alice Kim, Elizabeth Mott’s founder and president, in 2015 to “bring the experience of Hawaiian beauty to people everywhere through simple, restorative skincare.”

So, that’s cool and everything, but where does Hanalei’s Lip Treatment fit in? The Lip Treatment utilizes pure kukui nut oil, which hydrates and revitalizes dry lips. The formula also utilizes agave oil, grape seed oil, and shea butter. These help soothe and shields lips from harmful radicles (like the beating sun)!

Kukui Nut Oil Soothes Dry Lips

So, let’s say that you applied your favorite shade of Color is Bae earlier in the morning. You’ve been running around (school, work, whatever! We know you’re all busy bees) and while the color is still even and brilliant, you’ve eaten, licked your lips, etc, and now your lips feel a little dry. Here’s where Hanalei’s Lip Treatment comes in.

Apply some of the Lip Treatment in clear over your lips. It won’t wipe away the liquid lipstick, and now your lips will feel just as soft and supple as they were when you applied Color is Bae in the morning!

Hanalei Lip Treatment colors

Hanalei Moisturizing Colored Lip Treatment

Hanalei’s Lip Tip Treatment comes in seven colors: clear, rose, red, mauve pink, dragon fruit, peach pink, and sand.. Depending on what shade you’ve applied with Color is Bae, you can either use the clear Lip Treatment color to keep your original shade, or you can mix and match to give your lips a different look.

Some colors that we think might pair nicely are: Color is Bae in Nudist with Hanalei’s Rose, for a brighter nude color. Daringly Red with Pink Mauve—for a more Ombre look (apply Pink Mauve more to the center of your lips for this affect). Nudist with Red for a more bitten, flushed look. The combinations are endless, so be sure to let us know which is your favorite!

               Nudist + Rose 

              Hanalei Lip Treatment Rose Color Combo

                       Daringly Red + Mauve Pink

              Hanalei Lip Treatment Mave Pink Color Combo

              Nudist + Red

            Hanalei Lip Treatment Red Color Combo

At the end of the day, we all want hydrated lips. Depending on what time of year it is and where you live, snowy winters might be giving your lips a run for their money. Whether you combine a shade of Color is Bae with one of Hanalei’s Lip Treatments or just use the treatment on your own, just know you’re nourishing your lips with the best Hawaiian ingredients possible! Treating yo’ lips means treating yo’ self.

About the Author

Melissa Hedges currently resides in Colorado with her two chihuahua mixes, Pele and Siggi. In her free time, she's scoping out fancy brunch spots, playing with makeup, spoiling her dogs, and co-editing CEO, a literary magazine. Find her on instagram: @hedgesmc

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