'Apply it around the lips over lines, not on lips, before applying lipstick and it really smoothes and fills in the lines,' she says.'It doesn't get rid of the lines, but it does make them less noticeable and it stops lipstick feathering.
This method could take up to a year to show results but used every night, results can be seen around six months.' (Dr Susan Mayou is a consultant dermatologist at the Cadogan Clinic, London, telephone 020 7824 5560.) Make-up artist Ariane Poole recommends Estee Lauder Perfectionist Correcting Concentrate for Lip Lines, £24 (
Dry lips will never look as full as a luscious and glossy mouth.' Sarah Jones, 38, Manchester. I found this quite thick to apply but it gave a good base for lipstick. It was quite sticky and my husband would not kiss me with it on! Dior Kiss Luscious Lip-Plumping Gloss, £14 (counters nationwide).
It made my lips look smoother although it didn't make them appear any fuller unfortunately. Marks & Spencer Formula Instant Fix Lip Plump, £7.50 (08). I thought it was okay; it looked good but didn't stay on for very long.
Try applying Shiseido Benefiance Full Correction Lip Treatment (£26, Selfridges) as a base to condition lips.
'It contains marine collagen to give a natural plumping effect,' explains Sally Stokes, head of education for Shiseido UK.
'Go for a creamy lipstick, rather than matte, as these can really emphasise lines around the lips.' (