The 10 Best Lip Balms For Super Soft Lips
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Lip balm may not be the most glamorous beauty product in your make-up bag, but these winter beauty essentials are little miracle workers. If you want to protect your pout from dryness, and have any hopes of wearing lipstick this festive season, consideration must be taken when selecting your lip balm of choice. Take a look at Grazia’s favourite lip saviours, from the cheap and cheerful to lip balms you’ll be happy to invest in for years to come.
By Helena Hamilton
10. Nivea Caramel Cream Lip Butter
This lip balm smells just like toffee popcorn – what else could you wish for?! The formula is made rich with Shea Butter and Almond Oil, transforming sore lips and making them soft and sweet. Perfect if you’re feeling lucky at the Christmas party!
Nivea Caramel Cream Lip Butter, £1.99, www.superdurg.com
9. Burt’s Bees Refreshing Lip Balm with Pink Grapefruit
This new offering from Burt’s Bees maintains the nourishment of Burt’s original lip balms, with the added citrus zing of Pink Grapefruit. Probably the tastiest of all lip balms, this product actually contains Pink Grapefuit seed oil, with vitamins C and E help condition chapped smackers. A sweet treat you don’t have to feel guilty about!
Burt’s Bees Refreshing Lip Balm with Pink Grapefruit, £3.69, www.burtsbees.co.uk
8. Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1
Celebrating 40 years of protecting lips against cracks and chaps, Kiehl’s #1 lip balm has built up an army of followers. Containing cotton seed oil, which acts as a softener, and Octinoxate to protect against UV rays, you can rely on the expertise of a lip balm that’s an expert in lip protection.
Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1, £9.50, www.kiehls.co.uk
7. Omorovicza Perfecting Lip Balm
A Zoe Report favourite, this must be the most intelligent lip balm out there. Omorovicza Perfecting balm contains Hyaluronic ﬁlling spheres that plump the lips whilst hydrating dry areas and restoring elasticity. A beauty experts dream!
Omorovicza Perfecting Lip Balm, £32, www.omorovicza.com/uk
6. Elizabeth Arden Limited Edition New York 8 hour Lip Gloss
An absolute classic, the Elizabeth Arden 8 hour collection has a reputation for skincare excellence. Vitamin E is the hero here, helping to protect your lips against bitter, cold winter wind. However, this gloss is part of the New York Limited Edition Collection, so act quick if you don’t want to miss out on a legend in the making.
Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Lip Gloss, £20, www.boots.com
5. Clarins Moisture Replenishing Lip Balm
This lovely little blue tube is one lip balm that won’t look out of place in your make-up bag! With SPF 15 your lips will be protected against ageing effects of UV rays, insulating and restoring moisture. Apply to dry, cracked lips and be amazed by the results.
Clarins Moisture Replenishing Lip Balm, £17.50, www.clarins.co.uk
4. Carmex Moisture Plus in Berry
Simple and sweet (literally) this lip rescue is scented ingeniously with berry. This product is the perfect affordable lip healer that’s harsh against threatening frosty air, but not on your bank balance.
Carmex Moisture Plus in Berry, £4.49, www.boots.com
3. Topshop Lip Balm Tin
This product is as delightful as its decorative little tin! Topshop’s make-up is always popular here on the Grazia beauty desk, and this extremely affordable, ever-so-lovely lip balm is no exception – and a perfect stocking filler!
Topshop Lip Balm Tin, £3, www.Topshop.com
2. Aerin Rose Lip Conditioner
If you’re looking for a lip balm more glamorous than the average, look no further than this beautiful lip conditioner. With the signature Aerin Rose scent, the product is also tinted in a nude shade perfect for any skin tone. Who said lip balm can’t have that wow factor?!
Aerin Rose Lip Conditioner, £17, www.Selfridges.com
1. Crème de la Mere The Lip Balm
Crème de la Mer’s forty years’ experience in moisturising skincare is evident in every use of this luxurious product. Apply before lipstick for the perfect base conditioner, or on its own to give your lips some TLC. We love!
Crème de la Mere, £40, www.cremedelamer.co.uk