I have very, very dry lips any season and almost always wear some lipstick, lip stain or gloss so I always need to keep my lips in optimal condition. Here are some of my tricks and remedies that help solve this problem.
(L-R) Bionect, Guerlain Kiss Kiss Uplift, Carmex Lip Balm, Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub
Bionect- This is a Rx only Hyaluronic Acid that I got from my dermatologist. Hyalronic Acid is said to hold up 1,000 times it weight in water as it draws moisture from the air. I usually apply this after my lip balm so I can lock in the moisture over night. (its only meant for the face, so Im not advising anyone to do this, but it works for me and my doctor said it was fine. Consult your doctor first!).
Guerlain Kiss Kiss Uplift- This is a lip primer/plumper. I don’t really think it plumps that much but its a good base for my lipsticks as it fills in the lines on my lips and moisturizes it well.
Carmex Lip Balm- Super cheap and works super well. I use the one in the tub as I feel it is far superior to the other versions they produce.
Lush Bubble Gum Lip Scrub- I exfoliate my lips 2-3 times a week with this. Keeps them smooth. I usually do this a night time and follow up with some Carmex and then some Bionect on top and I wake up with super soft and supple lips!