Keep your lips moist and stylish this summer with help from these must-have products

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Aesthetica Long-Lasting Matte Liquid Lipstick

Aesthetica has made a name for itself with its contouring and highlighting kits, but we’re just as sold on these liquid lipsticks. They can be worn day or night and are formulated to last for hours without drying out. Readers can receive 50 percent off all items using the promotional code LIVELOVE50. ($16; aesthetica.me)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Urban Decay Meltdown Makeup Remover Lip Oil Stick

The downside to long-lasting lipsticks is that you fear the color may really never wear off. This powerful-yet-gentle makeup remover stick is designed for such products. It will leave your lips hydrated and replenished. ($15; Sephora, Ulta)

 

 

 

 

 

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MAC Prep & Prime Lip

As avid lipstick users will attest, this is one of the Holy Grail products; it smooths out lips and adds moisture, creating the perfect canvas for any shade to be applied on top. It also holds your lipstick in place. ($17.50; MAC stores, Bloomingdale’s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15

This product moisturizes, provides SPF and gives you a subtle but buildable color—perfect for wearing during the day. Suggested colors: poppy, tulip and berry. ($24; Sephora, Nordstrom)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nars Audacious Lipstick

A Hall of Fame brand when it comes to lipstick formulas, Nars products (with 40-plus colors) glide on smoothly and are so pigment-rich you can wear them without a lip liner. The color lasts, and your lips never feel dry. ($34; Sephora, narscosmetics.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leah Moskowitz is a beauty contributor for Lifestyle and a blogger at Live Love Lipstick. Visit livelovelipstick.com for additional tips and suggestions.