Makeup Tips From Bobbi Brown

Celebrity makeup artist Bobbi Brown shares her secrets for using lipstick, blush, bronzer, and everything in between.
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What can I do for really dry lips? Lip balm doesn't work!

Lara Mitchell, Philadelphia, PA

Bobbi: It doesn’t help me either, but I’ve found tricks that do. First, drink more water—chapped lips are usually a sign of dehydration. Second, put some of your eye cream on your lips, as well (one without any irritating anti-aging ingredients). The eye cream’s moisturizers help to heal the dryness. Test out Lancôme Progrès Contour Des Yeux Eye Cream ($55; lancome-usa.com).

Finally, in the morning, apply a balm without camphor or menthol (I’ve found that they can be drying); then dab on clear gloss for extra protection.

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