6 Outstanding Lip Balms
Treat dry lips with emollient-rich salves that soothe and protect against the elements.
Heavy-duty Shiseido Sun Protection Lip Treatment SPF 36 shields against damaging UVA and UVB rays but feels weightless on lips. Tip: Apply it under your favorite lipstick as a sunblock.
To buy: $22, sephora.com.
For a Hint of Tint
With aloe, moisture-binding lipids, and vitamin E, Clinique Superbalm Moisture Gloss heals dry, chapped lips while imparting a sheer wash of high-shine color. Available in eight shades.
To buy: $15, clinique.com.
For Subtle Color
Laura Mercier Stickgloss Lip Colour, available in 17 pretty shades, enlists primrose oil, beeswax, and vitamins A, C, and E to keep lips soft and supple.
To buy: $23, lauramercier.com.
For Deep Treatment
Smooth on velvety, petal-pink Dior Crème de Rose Lip Balm SPF 10 to keep lips flake-free. It contains rose essential oils and shea butter to seal in natural moisture.
To buy: $27, nordstrom.com.
For Smooth Lips
On one end of the Jane Iredale Sugar & Butter Lip Exfoliator: a brown sugar paste to buff off dry patches. The other side has a tinted shea butter conditioner that gently plumps lips with ginger and mint.
To buy: $25, janeiredaledirect.com.