Winter Lip Care: 10 Hydrating Lip Balms and Emollients To Use On Your Lips
This winter, give your lips the moisture they need to remain soft, smooth, and supple-looking all season long. From Maybelline’s Baby Lips to Kiehl’s classic Lip Balm #1 to The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Lip Care Stick with SPF 15, we share our top ten picks for hydrating lip balms and emollients, ahead.
When it comes to winter skin care, dry skin is at the forefront of some of our top skin concerns—and the skin our on lips are no exception! Good news is, you can beat the drying effects of both artificial heat and winter’s cold—read: bone chilling—temperatures have on your pout by doubling-down on hydration with deep conditioning lips balms and emollients. Not sure which emollient is right for you? Fear not! We’ve narrowed down our top ten must-have lip balms to keep dry lips at bay and provide your pout with soothing hydration no matter how frightful the weather forecast may be.
MAYBELLINE BABY LIPS DR. RESCUE MEDICATED LIP BALM
Formulated with shea butter, honey, and a hint of eucalyptus, the Dr. Rescue Medicated Lip Balm from Maybelline’s collection of Baby Lips lip balms can provide winter pouts with a boost of hydration, help soothe uncomfortable, parched lips, and leave a lasting cooling sensation. Keep one in the pocket of your ski jacket or winter coat for on-the-go hydration.
MAYBELLINE BABY LIPS MOISTURIZING LIP BALM
Want to reap the benefits of Maybelline’s Baby Lips without the cooling effect? Reach for the brand’s classic Baby Lips Moisturizing Lip Balm in “Quenched.” Formulated with shea butter, aloe vera leaf extract, and SPF 20, not only can this drugstore lip balm keep dry skin on your pout at bay, it can protect your lips from the sun’s damaging—and further drying—UV rays.
KIEHL’S LIP BALM #1
Formulated with squalanea, lanolin, wheat germ oil, and vitamin E, Lip Balm #1 from Kiehl’s can help to soothe lips. Apply the balm liberally (and often!) and allow the excess to be absorbed.
KIEHL’S SCENTED LIP BALM #1
If you love Kiehl’s classic Lip Balm #1, you’ll love the brand’s scented version. With three scents to choose from—cranberry, mint, and mango—the deep conditioning lip emollient can keep your pout looking and feeling soft, soothed, and moisturized all winter long.
KIEHL’S FACIAL FUEL NO-SHINE MOISTURIZING LIP BALM
For those who want a lip balm that can hydrate their pout without leaving a trace of shine, reach for Kiehl’s Facial Fuel No-Shine Moisturizing Lip Balm. Formulated to help soothe and hydrate chapped lips, this matte lip-finish balm can protect lips from dehydration without the added shine!
KIEHL’S LIP RELIEF
Whether you’re a world traveler or just looking for some on-the-go hydration, Kiehl’s Lip Relief is the lip emollient for you! Formulated to restore parched lips, this travel-sized lip relief can help soothe your pout any time, any place.
KIEHL’S BUTTERSTICK LIP TREATMENT
Need some targeted hydration? Reach for Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment! Much like its name, this deep conditioning lip emollient glides onto your pout like butter (as the name suggests!) to moisturize and nourish lips. Formulated with coconut oil and lemon butter this lip treatment melts onto lips to help them look and feel softer, smoother, and moisturized.
THE BODY SHOP HEMP LIP CONDITIONER
If you’re a fan of The Body Shop’s Hemp Hand Protector, then you’ll love the brand’s skin soothing Hemp Lip Conditioner. Formulated to restore dry lips, this replenishing lip conditioner can soothe and hydrate pouts during winter’s dry climate and frigid temperatures.
THE BODY SHOP VITAMIN E LIP CARE STICK SPF 15
Treat your pout to hydration and protection against environmental aggressors like the sun’s harmful UV rays with The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Lip Care Stick SPF 15. Enriched with the brand’s Community Trade beeswax, this moisturizing lip balm can leave your parched looking and feeling soft, soothed, and well-nourished.
THE BODY SHOP WILD ARGAN OIL SOLID OIL LIPS
Formulated with the brand’s Community Trade Argan oil from Morocco, beeswax, grape seed oil, and castor oil, The Body Shop’s Wild Argan Oil Solid Oil Lips is a nourishing lip emollient that can soothe, replenish, and deep condition your pout all winter long.