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6 bright lipsticks to keep you balmed and beautiful

Product styling by Christina Yan Market edit by Megan Kirkwood

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When the sun starts dialling up the temperature of your face and your purse (and your car), sticky, goopy glosses are as unappealing as dry-as-the-Sahara stains. The antidote: a balm-lipstick hybrid. These multi-taskers impart intense colour along with subtle shine, all the while conditioning, hydrating and smoothing. Glamourpusses will also appreciate their chic bullet casings, which are as unlike a pot of Carmex as it gets.

From left to right:

Dior Addict Lip Balm in 003, $35 at Sephora (

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Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter in Lollipop, $9.50 at drugstores across Canada.

Clarins Instant Smooth Crystal Balm in Crystal Coral, $27 at Clarins counters across Canada or through

Sephora Hot Hues Neon Lip Balm in Hot Pink, $12 at Sephora.

L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Le Balm in Pink Satin, $9.99 at drugstores across Canada.

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