Once it’s minus zero outside, keeping lips kissably soft and hydrated is no easy feat. Fortunately, you can protect your lips from the drying effects of winter with any of these super soothing lip balms. Whether you apply them through the day or as an overnight treatment, you’ll only have to worry about having a dry social life this January.
Lip Butter Balm from Summer Fridays contains natural moisturisers and plant-derived butters (shea and murumuru) that help to soothe, heal, and hydrate parched pouts. What’s more, the vegan formula contains shine-inducing waxes and subtle hints of vanilla. It also doubles up as a nourishing overnight lip mask.
Vanilla Lip Sleeping Mask by Laneige gently melts away dead skin cells from the lips while you sleep so you can wake up to supple and deeply hydrated lips. Its contains vitamin C, antioxidants, hyaluronic acid, and minerals. It’s the perfect pre-treatment before applying your favourite lipstick!
Kiehl’s Buttermask for Lips is an overnight lip treatment that remedies dry and cracked skin with an indulgent layer of sustainably sourced, natural ingredients. A combination of Beeswax, coconut oil, jojoba, shea, and Rwandan mango butter leaves lips intensely hydrated and supple by morning. This soothing lip balm applies the ancient Indian principles of healing Ayurvedic medicine for lasting results.
Highborn Superior Lip Butter (£22.77)
Superior Lip Butter by Highborn offers so much more than an ordinary lip balm. It contains natural, soothing ingredients – coconut oil, cocoa butter, peach oil, and more to leave lips hydrated, plump, and firm. And, if you don’t feel like carrying the generously sized 50ml jar in your handbag, thoroughly clean and reuse one of your old lip balm pots.
Dr. Sam’s Flawless Lip balm is a multi-purpose, overnight lip treatment that deeply hydrates, moisturizes, and prevents chapped lips. Not only that, but you can also use it to prime lips before applying lipstick or to soothe dry skin areas, such as cuticles, heels, and elbows. Formulated with lanolin and ceramides, it reduces dehydration and protects against aggressors (like harsh climate), and helps rebuild the skin’s barrier function. Sounds too good to be true? Just check out the glowing reviews.
Caudalie Lip Conditioner repairs and hydrates dry, chapped lips with each application. This lip treatment contains powerful humectants and antioxidant properties to deliver moisture and protection all day long. Castor oil, shea butter, and macadamia seel oil are just some of its naturally derived ingredients. It’s small enough for you to treat lip emergencies discreetly when you’re on the go.