Makeup artists continually repeat this little tidbit: Adding a pop of color to your lips is an instant face-brightener and helps pull any look together. But as much as we love a good lipstick, come fall, we're looking for something with an extra hit of hydration to keep our kissers lush. The solution? The latest crop of tinted lip-balms. Utilitarian by nature, balms are the first, best defense for keeping your smoochers healthy as the temps cool. Add a cool hue to the equation, and you've got the perfect storm of low-maintenance lip color with a super-moisturizing boost. The newest tinted balms come packed with nourishing and protective ingredients, long-lasting moisture, and offer up eternally wearable hues. Plus, as we inch closer to fall, there's no turning back on the season's array of rich reds and shiny nudes. Here's to getting soft, hint-of-tint lips the easy way.
Dolce & Gabbana fall '11 image courtesy of MCV Photo.