Try tinted lip treatments for a pared-down pout

30th Nov 16 | Beauty

We give you the lowdown on the best tinted lip treatments.

Try tinted lip treatments for a pared-down pout

If you don't want the high wattage blast of colour offered by traditional lipsticks, or super-shiny lip gloss, a barely there lip tint is the way forward. The no-makeup movement is gathering steam thanks to singer Alicia Keys, who has decided to embrace going au naturale. But while everyone may not quite be so confident, starting with a subtle lip may be the way to go.

Tinted balms are the ideal middle ground if you want to embrace a pared-down make-up look. Unlike traditional lipstick, there's no pressure to constantly check your edges aren't bleeding, and it doesn't have the drying effect of lipstick. A barely there tint will enhance your natural beauty for an easy, polished look, and if you're applying on the go, it isn't quite as tricky as trying to get the perfect Hollywood pout.

Some lip treatments include ingredients designed to plump your lips for a fuller look, including natural ingredients like shea butter and vitamin E to hydrate and moisturise the delicate lip area.

With tints ranging in eye-catching shades from candy pink to berry red, upgrade your look in seconds with the best lip tint treatments around. And you won't even need to pop open your mirror to apply.

By Terry Rouge Expert Click Stick is a clever lip tint which nourishes and adds a slick of colour in one swift application. It's available is a huge 25 shades, so can easily coordinate with whatever look you're channelling on any given day.

No Lipstick Lipstick from Perricone MD will put the plump in your pout, with its plumping balm-to-serum formula. It adapts to your skin's pH for a custom-made rosy glow.

If you prefer a gloss finish, First Kiss Fresh Gloss Lip Balm in Rose Blush by Burberry will add shine plus a nourishing formula to keep your pout hydrated.

Butter London's Lippy Tinted Balm is a savvy budget buy that offers medium coverage in a semi-matte finish for a subtle hint of colour. Strawberry Field will give a Snow White hit of red hit or try Toasted Marshmallow for the ultimate nude.

While Clinique's Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm includes natural ingredients like mango and shea butters to restore softness to delicate lip skin.

Cult brand Suqqu's Creamy Glow Moist Lipstick offers a luxuriant sheer finish with a balm-like feel. And if your lips need an injection of plumping, try Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector which is packed with shea, vitamin E and a natural peptide to help make lips appear fuller.

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