Every avid lip color lover has a complicated love triangle with lip balm and lipstick. Some days we know we need to hydrate, while other days we just want to play with pigment. The Brooklyn-based company Laqa & Co. Avo Lip Butter knows our dilemma, plus our love of avocados. The brand just dropped an avocado lip butter that’s making our morning lipstick decision easier than ever.
What it is: LAQA & Co. Avocado Lip Butter ($25)
What it does: It’s a creamy lipstick made with 12 percent avocado oil that simultaneously works to hydrate lips while providing intense color payoff.
Why it’s game-changing: The 12 percent avocado oil content may not seem significant at first, but similar to food labels, the ingredients on beauty products are listed in order by predominance of weight. Avocado oil ranks number five on the list of ingredients, and it’s potent antioxidant of vitamin E works to soothe lips and increase collagen production. Plus, you don't have to sacrifice pigmentation for it's lip balm properties–it offers a blast of pigment just like a normal lipstick would.
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