The Best Lip Balms
Victoria’s Secret Pro Smooth FX Lip Scrub & Balm
The dual-chambered container holds both a gentle sugar scrub and a nourishing balm to turn scraggly lips silky.
To buy: $35, amazon.com.
Bite Beauty Lush Lip Tint
Helps fend off collagen loss and wrinkles around lips with a powerful dose of antioxidants (the equivalent of 10 glasses of red wine—with no hangover). It’s ultra-moisturizing and tinted, too. In six shades.
To buy: $24, sephora.com.
Aquaphor Lip Repair & Protect
Give peels and cracks the slip with this rich blend of shea butter and castor-seed oil. The high SPF helps shield lips from drying rays.
To buy: $4.50 at drugstores and walgreens.com.
Best Sheer Tint
Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm
Deemed “supremely wearable,” these sticks come in six shades, from pale pink to cranberry, that suit all skin tones.
To buy: $7, burtsbees.com.
Nivea A Kiss of Protection
With no yucky sunscreen taste or smell, this SPF 30 balm has a stay-put formula that lasts for hours, even on a blazing-hot beach day.
To buy: $3 at drugstores and amazon.com.
Yes to Carrots Lip Butter With SPF
Many of this balm’s soothing ingredients, like conditioning jojoba and sunflower-seed oils, have met the rigid U.S. Department of Agriculture National Organic Program guidelines.
To buy: $3.50, yestocarrots.com.