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Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment SPF15 in Nude, $33.

Did you know that those martinis you had over the weekend could cause chapped lips? That’s because alcohol tends to dry out the lips and skin. A quick fix? This hydrating balm with SPF15, which reduces flaking and leaves a shimmery blush tint that’s oh-so-pretty.

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RMK Irresistable Glow Lips in #10 Fresh Pink, $45.

Ease into colour with this sheer pink complexion-brightening lipstick. This reformulated lippie hydrates your lips for a plumper pout.

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Urban Decay Revolution High-colour Lipgloss in Punch Drunk, $33.

Going for after-work drinks as a midweek treat? Flaunt this bright orange hue. The pigment-rich formula feels comfortable on the lips and the colour does not fade easily.

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Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Hydrating Lip Balm in #10, $48.

This limited-edition sheer pink hue gives lips a healthy glow, while the emollient oil formula keeps them soft and smooth all day.

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Silkygirl Colour Junkie Lip Polish in #01 Sultry Jess, $8.90.

This non-sticky liquid lipstick offers full colour with a super-shiny finish. It also has macadamia and jojoba seed oils to keep your lips moisturised so the colour doesn’t bleed.

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Etude House Colour in Liquid Lips in RD301 I’m in Love, $17.90.

Go bold with a classic red hue. This is a lipstick, lip gloss and lip stain rolled into one, and it gives opaque colour in a single swipe. It feels like you have nothing on your lips.

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Revlon Colourstay Moisture Stain in Barcelona Nights, $20.90.

Try a fun fuchsia for brunch with your girlfriends. This ultra-creamy liquid lip stain is long-lasting, and is packed with vitamin E and aloe vera to moisturise.

Photo of model: James Lightbown/Corbis

This story was first published in HerWorld Magazine June 2015.

If you have dry lips, check out this range of lipsticks that will both moisturise and prime your lips!