Lip balms shouldn’t be complicated, and these ones aren’t

Lip Balm

Lip Balm

Who else gets really chapped lips? If you answered “me,” then I have a treat for all of you. I’ve always had dry lips so I do my best to keep them at bay. I drink a lot of water, scrub them down, and of course, moisturize them. Whether you go online or in store, there are so many lip balm options to choose from. They come in a variety of packagings with different promises. If you find these overwhelming, there are still some that are straight to the point and fuss-free. Personally, I look for lip balms that don’t have color in them, and one I can easily pop in my bag. Whether you like pots or sticks, here are easy lip balm picks for you.

Vaseline Lip Therapy Balm Stick

vaseline lip balm

Repair your chapped lips with a dose of petroleum jelly. This lip balm is also infused with vitamin E, which will make your lips healthy and smooth. Another no-fuss option is the aloe vera, which will soothe your lips—perfect for when you’re at the beach. Available at leading supermarkets.

Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

burts bees lip balm

This is a classic lip balm that you should purchase at least once in your life. It has beeswax which conditions and vitamin E that moisturizes. You will also feel a tingling sensation from added peppermint oil Available at Beauty Bar branches.

Nuxe Rêve de Miel Ultra-Nourishing Lip Balm

nuxe lip balm

In need of some restoration? The honey in this product will do just the trick. Not only will it repair but it will also protect lips from any further damage. Use this throughout the day for maintenance. At night, apply a thick  layer for an overnight repair. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.

Fresh Sugar Lip Coconut Hydrating Balm

fresh lip balm

If you’re a fan of lip balm tins, cop this one. It has a cushion texture and promises 24-hour moisture. It will also keep your lips shiny and plump. Aside from these, it also has a sweet coconut scent to it, which can be highly addictive. Available on Sephora PH.

Clinique Superbalm Lip Treatment

clinique lip balm

If your lips are distressed, this is the treatment it needs. It will repair as well as replenish any moisture lost. While it’s doing its thing, it also leaves lips feeling satiny-smooth. Swipe this on throughout the day to keep lips nice and plump. Available at SM Makati.

Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Moisture Replenish Lip Balm

clarins lip balm

Complete your Clarins skincare routine with this lip balm. It is infused with Blue Lotus Essential Wax, which makes lips soft and smooth. It will also plump your lips and restore its natural glow. Available at SM Megamall.


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