Whether or not you consider lip balms to be important, they are one of the necessities during winter or dry season. For this list, we have meticulously compiled 10 lip balm products, which we think actually work.
Top 10 Best Lip Balms for Winter in 2020
10. Beauty By Earth
First up on our list is a lip product from Beauty By Earth. Beauty By Earth is a USA based company, who distributes worldwide. Their lip products are said to be made from 100% organic beeswax.
That factor also applies to this product that we’ve chosen. The “Organic Honey and Vanilla Lip Balm” speaks for itself. It is scented to the heavens, but at the same time isn’t overwhelming. It is guaranteed to bring your lips the moisture that they deserve with their hydrating ingredients. It is made with beeswax and coconut oil as the base ingredients, plus organic everything such as sunflower oil, mixed tocopherols (Vitamin E from sunflowers), caster seed oil, cocoa butter, Shea butter, rosemary extracts and calendula extract. Moreover, they are totally non-GMO and gluten free, AND they were made without petroleum, corn and soy.
Furthermore, each order comes in a package of 4 lip balms. If you’re not happy with your order, Beauty By Earth will happily give you a refund after sending it back.
9. Melem Skin and Lip Balm
Next, we have a product from Melem Skin and Lip Balm. They are based in Colorado and have been on the US market since 2012 and have since made their name and distributed their products to many locations.
The Melem Lip Balm Stick is suitable for both dry season and hot season; able protect our lips in any kind of climate. It is made from beeswax, perolaum, castor oil, glyceryl staerate, lanolin, staeric acid, palmitic acid, liquid pataffin and fragrance. Furthermore, its exterior has an elegant silver color. It is worth to keep in mind that this product doesn’t contain UV protection.
This pack comes in a pack of 6 lip balms.
8. Dr. Dans
In eighth place, we have Dr. Dans’ “Cortibalm”. This lip balm has been tested and recommended by many dermatologists. Its ingredients list is designed for dry and chapped lips, but if our lips are okay and you just want some extra moisture that’s okay as well. It is made from 1% Hydrocortisone, petroleum jell, mild hypoallergenic beeswax and mineral oil. Furthermore, if you’re an accutane patient, a chemotherapy patient, prone to getting allergy, has cold sores or sensitive skin, then this product is also recommended for you.
This order comes in a pack of 3. If your order comes with any fault, you can send a notice to Dr. Dans or your seller, in order to receive refund money.
Next up, we have Carmex. If you’ve bought lip balms or chap-sticks before, you’re probably familiar with Carmex. Carmex has always been one of the market’s favorites; they’ve made a name for themselves and have since stayed on the top list.
With its winter mint scent/flavor, it is both refreshing and moisturizing, and it is also one of Carmex’s customers’ favorites. This lip balm has sun protection, SPF 15, and is also water resistant. It is recommended to be reapplied on the lips after an hour of swimming or working out, 2 hours of the first application and right after towel dry. Its main ingredients include Octinoxate 7.5%, Oxybenzone 4%, pertolatum, euphorbia cerifera, cocoa seed butter, limnanhes alba seed oil and Stevia Rebaudiana extract.
This comes in a pack of 2.
6. Hanalei Company
Hanalei Company’s products have the most pleasing packaging on our list. Their “Rose Lip Treatment Travel Set” comes in a package of 3 cute pastel pink tubes, each is 5g. They are paraben-free and cruelty-free. Above that, with agave and grape seed oil as their base ingredients, it is packed with excellent anti-oxidants. Plus the Shea butter in the formula is guaranteed to bring your lips the utmost moisture.
This product leaves your lips silky and is can be used at any time throughout the day. It is also recommended to use after scrubbing your lips; in order to restore the moisture in your lips. Moreover, it is rose tinted and smells great!
This berry flavored lip balm from CARENEL contains berries derived Vitamin C and melts right into our lips and moisturize them from the inside. Its refreshing flavor not only brings you delicious scent but also helps rid our lips off of dead skin cell when you leave it on overnight.
Unlike the previously mentioned products on our list, this product’s packaging is a jar. The jar is small enough to be carried around in your bag, pouch or even our own pocket. This lip balm contains. Its nourishing formula can deliver the best kind of moisture to your lis overnight, if you leave it on as a lip mask.
This product volume is 5g and for this set you get 3 jars.
You’d be lying if you say that you’ve never heard of ChapStick. If you are somewhat of an avid user of lip balms, ChapStick is surely to be one of the most frequently mentioned word or brand.
This “Total Hydration Kit” is said to turn your lips from chapped to soft and smooth and, of course, healthier. And do the claims disappoint? When it comes to lip balm, you’re guaranteed to get the upper tier kind of quality from ChapStick. This kit includes a lip scrub that is for exfoliating your lips, taking the dead skin cells away and replenishing your skin with the best kind of moisture. Plus, the lip balm reduces the appearance of fine lines and keeps your lips hydrated for long hours with its nutritious elements. Moreover, the kit also includes a tinted lip balm for those of us, who prefer to not layer products on our lips or like to wear our lip products light and tinted.
What’s even more exciting is that you can play around with what flavor you want in your kit! From fruity flavors like watermelon, strawberry kiwi and strawberry sherbet to sweet flavors like cotton candy, vanilla and cupcake, you can enjoy the moisture with lovely scents!
One of the best lip balms on the market are the one from NIVEA. The main reason why we have them as our top 3 is because they’re often recommended by professionals. Their ingredients are one of the best and they’re easy to find. You can get them at the convenient stores near you, at department stores as you’re out shopping or even online. Moreover, they’ve been the market for over a hundred years and has been pumping out trustworthy products ever since.
NIVEA has many flavors and beneficial products under their name, but the one we’ve chosen for this list is the “NIVEA Smoothness Lip Care.” This particular product is scentless and protects your lips from UVA and UVB with its SPF level of 15. The ingredient list includes Shea butter, aloe Barbadensis leaf juice, water, glycerin, castor seed oil, beeswax and more for moisturizing the lips. Plus: Avobenzone, Octinoxate, Octocrylene for the sun-protecting purpose.
This pack comes in 6 sticks (each is 1oz or 28g).
2. Lip Smacker
Next up, we have Lip Smacker. This brand was established in 1973 and has put out many lip balms with many scents/flavors. For this list, we decided to choose their “Lip Smacker Coffee and Tea Lip Balm Party Pack.” This pack was inspired by the scents of coffee shops and tea houses. This pack’s flavors includes: Pumpkin Spice Latte, Cinnamon Chai Latte, Mandarin Mint Tea, Green Tea Lemonade, Caramel Macchiato, Pomegranate Iced Tea and Mocha Frappe.
Lip Smacker’s lip balms are both delicious and moisturizing. They glide smoothly on the surface of your lips and penetrate your skin barrier with great hydration. These products are made from ingredients like risinus communis (castor) seed oil, beeswax, euphorbia cerifera, cetyl acetate, sesame seed oil, hydrogenated soy bean oil, wheat germ oil, citric acid, stearic acid, titanium dioxide and more.
1. Ski Balm
And for the last but surely not least, we’ve chosen the Original Ski Balm. This balm in particular is designed to be used on both face and lips; for protection against windburn when you go skiing. It contains a high SPF 40 and also many great moisturizing ingredients. It is also waterproof, non-comedogenic, cruelty-free and kid safe. You also don’t have to worry about any pore clogging when using this balm on your face. It is made from ingredients that make it breathable and lightweight enough to make it feels like your skin is naked and bare against the wind, plus it also doesn’t leave white cast on your face after application.
Its ingredients include: chamomile extract, pine essential oil, natural beeswax, Shea butter, Aloe Vera and vitamin E.
UV Protection: Lip balms usually has SPF 15 for sun protection.
Application: Please remember that lip balms are for external use only. Do not apply on broken skin or damaged skin to avoid any more damaging effect. Do see a doctor if any rash or negative reaction appears.
Waterproof: Not all balms are waterproof. And if they aren’t, they are usually waxy after being touched by water.