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Why You Need A Lip Mask In Your Beauty Collection And The Ones To Get

From sheet masks to overnight sleeping masks and even eye masks, masking has become a part of our beauty ritual we can never skip. And now there's lip masks to ensure smooth, kissable puckers.

Our puckers are one of the most prominent features on our face so it’s crucial that you give it that much needed TLC it deserves – I mean c’mon, would you really want to have dry, chapped lips when meeting people for the first time? Just like every other mask, lip masks are deep conditioning treatments that are meant to deliver a ton of nutrients to your puckers so you’ll wake up with an uber soft, smooth and plump pout.

I personally enjoy using lip masks every night as I love how instant the results are. My lips used to be really dry and flaky and applying a lip balm just didn’t cut it for me so I turned to lip masks. After prolonged use, it came to my attention that my lips did not peel as much as they did previously even if I was using a matte lipstick (in the past, I stayed away from matte lippies because my puckers were way too dry and it always looked really bad).

While some may be packaged in a tub form and applied like a typical lip scrub, others come in cheeky lip-shaped packaging while still ensuring your puckers are well taken care of. Here, the ones to add to beauty stash.

#1: Kiehl’s Buttermask For Lips, $39
Formulated with coconut oil and wild mango butter, this creamy mask effectively hydrates dry, flaky lips for a softer, more supple pout. #2: Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, $27
There are a total of four different flavours (Apple Lime, Berry, Vanilla and Grapefruit) to choose from but I personally love the Grapefruit flavour. Its balmy texture glides on easily and gently melts away dead skin on your lips whilst you’re asleep so you wake up with soft, smooth puckers. #3: Starskin Dreamkiss Plumping & Hydrating Bio-Cellulose Second Skin Lip Masks, $16
If you always though bio-cellulose masks were only meant for your face, think again. This adheres to your lips like a second skin and is said to deliver an instant plumping effect and intense hydration in just 15 minutes. Main image: