Aquaphor Lip Repair + Protect With SPF 30
This affordable choice hydrates for hours, isn’t sticky or waxy, and is suitable for both men and women. Our travelers think it’s “the most effective” balm around.
$5, in drugstores
The ultimate cosmetic accessory? This “incredibly hydrating” lip balm provides a “great base for color” and a “silky finish.” A bonus: Some makeup artists claim it plumps lips.
By Terry Baume de Rose Lip Balm
This rose-scented balm is “not something you pick up for 50 cents at the checkout counter,” but it’s a cult favorite for good reason. It freshens cuticles too.
Source: Wall Street Journal
Blistex Moisture Melt
Both a lip balm and a gloss, this new product provides a “potent dose of hydration” plus a “glossy finish with serious staying power.” It’s made with beads of aloe extract and shea butter.
Source: O magazine
In Fiore Veloutée
Repair dry lips as well as skin damage near the eyes with this balm made from carrot-seed oil and other extracts. From a San Francisco firm that specializes in natural cosmetics.
$58, infi ore.net