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Getting That Perfectly Kissable Pout For Valentines Day

It's that time of year again! The weather may be cold, but things are about to heat up, as Valentines Day is just around the corner. And what better way to prep for the holiday than to get that perfectly kissable pout you've been wanting all year long? Today I want to share with your my favorite products, tips, and tricks to getting your lips gorgeous and ready for some Valentines Day fun! Are you ready for it?

Valentines Day Kiss

Glo Minerals Exfoliating Lip Wand | Skincare by Alana | Valentines DayExfoliate Those Lips - Many people exfoliate their skin, but how many of you can say that you exfoliate your lips as well? If you are not a part of the group that raised their hand, this is a lip ritual you might want to adopt into your routine. Exfoliating your lips is one of the first and best steps to getting a perfectly kissable pout. It removes dead skin cells, leaving your lips smooth and causing cellular turnover, which helps to keep your lips looking plush, luscious, and young. My favorite lip-exfoliating product is Glo Minerals Exfoliating Lip Wand. This lip exfoliator delivers jojoba seed-derived wax micro crystals that help to slough off dead skin cells to soften and smooth your lips, and it simply melts into your skin to hydrate deeply. And the best part - it is sleek and compact, meaning it can travel with you wherever you go. For those looking for an at-home pick-me-up, try mixing brown sugar, honey, and olive oil! There are many fabulous recipes online.

Tokyo Milk Smoked Salt Lip Elixir | Skincare by Alana | Valentines DayUse Lip Balms Daily - I love love love lip balm, but it is important to use the ones with the right ingredients, as certain ones can be counter productive. That said, you do not need to spend a fortune to get deliciously moisturized lips! As many of you know I am a huge fan of all things Tokyo Milk, and I can say that their lip balms are no exception to their legacy. For romantic lips, try Tokyo Milk Smoked Salt Lip Elixir No.22. This moisturizing treat combines Jasmine & Bee Balm laced with crushed extracts of hydrating Aloe Leaf & Vitamin E. "A supple seduction", as they describe it. Flavor notes include: Smoked Sea Salt, Burnt Sugar, Molasses, Vanilla Bean. Yum! Your Valentine will not be able to resist.

Youngblood Lipstick Cuvee | Skincare by Alana | Valentines DayTry Mineral Lipsticks - How many of you are still in hot pursuit of a moisturizing lip stick? Well, look no further than YoungBlood Lipstick. These fabulous lip colours are lanolin-free and contain a special blend of natural oils and vitamins that will leave your pout colored and nourished. To sweeten the deal, the color lasts for hours. Yes, I have tested it and it has staying power on top of nourishment! One of my favorite shades is Cuvee.

Deborah Lippmann My Touch My Kiss Lip Duet | Skincare by Alana | Valentines DayMatch Your Lips To Your Nails -I have discovered the trend of matching your nails to your lips and I absolutely love it! And one of my favorite nail lacquer brands, Deborah Lippmann, has come out with some seriously fierce Duets. My personal favorite being the My Touch My Kiss Duet. Deb's nail lacquers are free of harmful chemicals like toluene, formaldehyde, DBP, or Camphor, and are made without animal testing. And, of course, her lipsticks hold the same quality!

Supersmile Professional Whitening Gum | Skincare by Alana | Valentines DayDon't Forget The SuperSmile - A perfectly kissable pout is about much more than just beautiful lips! Which is why I am putting Supersmile's Professional Whitening Gum on my "Valentines Day Must-Have" list. Supersmile's Professional Whitening Gum with Calprox® safely removes surface stains, cleans teeth, freshens breath and protects against cavities. Which means it will benefit both you and your Valentine! So chew up and share, this one is an essential.

XOXO

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