Lesson #9: Coconut oil is the key to kissable lips.
Determined to use my raw coconut oil on virtually every part of my body possible, I slathered it onto my lips. No surprise: My lips soaked it in like a sponge, resulting in a perfectly moisturized pucker. (I recommend blotting once with a tissue for less shine.)
For a similar outcome with the added perk of highly concentrated color, I test-drove RMS Beauty's double-duty lip2cheek ($36; RMS Beauty). Coconut oil, the formula's star ingredient, lends the tint its creamy texture and is responsible for nourishing your lips, while natural pigments add sheer, yet buildable color. This coconut-derived tinted balm is a one-two punch solution for those with chapped lips who want a pop of color too.
Photo: RMS Beauty