A 24-Karat-Gold Recipe for Softer Lips

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As the holidays approach and the mistletoe descends, an embarrassing scenario looms: It's also the time of year when chapped lips emerge, making spontaneous kisses a little less comfortable. Thankfully, No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil from Hourglass can come to your aid. With a thick and gooey hydrating formula, the balm is packaged in a slim, lipsticklike case with a super-frilly gold-plated applicator tip. It's the ideal solution for cold winter nights, or just any time you want to get extra friendly.

Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil, $42 at Barneys.