We Review the Best Lip Balms for a Dry Pout
If you’ve ever dealt with chapped lips, you know how brutally uncomfortable the sensation is. Unfortunately, the bitter cold only makes matters worse. To find relief, arm yourself with hydrating lip balms and use them liberally. Thankfully there’s no shortage of moisturizing lip balms available. In fact, we’re willing to bet there’s a few sitting at the bottom of nearly every purse in your closet. But how do you know which lip balms reign supreme over the rest? We took the liberty of coating our pouts with a handful of lip balms from the L’Oreal portfolio of brands, and we’re offering up our review of them ahead. From drugstore classics to splurge-worthy formulas, scroll through for our reviews of the best lip balms for chapped lips.
VICHY AQUALIA THERMAL SOOTHING LIP BALM
For a soothing lip balm that’ll feel good on your parched pout, reach for Vichy’s Aqualia Thermal Soothing Lip Balm. The paraben-free formula soothes and repairs delicate lips, so they are equipped to look and feel their best even during the harshest season. Pucker up! To learn more, read our review of Vichy Aqualia Thermal Soothing Lip Balm here.
MAYBELLINE BABY LIPS IN QUENCHED
The only thing better than a lip balm that glides on smooth and hydrates dry lips is one that also offers SPF 20 protection. Smooth on this cult-classic lip balm in Quenched—the non-scented, non-colored version of the Baby Lips formula—and you can expect a moisturized pout that’s protected against damaging UV rays. To learn more about the full Baby Lips collection—as well as why we’ll be restocking our arsenals with Baby Lips for months to come—read our review here.
LANCÔME ABSOLUE PRECIOUS CELLS NOURISHING LIP BALM
At $50 (MSRP), Lancome Absolue Precious Cells Nourishing Lip Balm is definitely on the expensive side as far as lip balms go. What sets the formula apart from its cheaper counterparts, and more importantly, is this luxe lip balm actually worth the splurge? Check out our review of Lancôme Absolue Precious Cells Nourishing Lip Balm here to find out!