You know you should always make sure you use a daily moisturizer on your face and body – but don’t forget about your mouth! Throughout the year, our lips need added help to stay soft, healthy and protected.
But not all balms are created equal, and you may want something different out of one than your fitness bestie. Don’t worry. Here, the six best lip balms that’ll solve whatever you need:
Best for chapped lips
For a classic issue, it’s best to stick with a classic formula. Carmex contains cocoa butter and a hint of mineral oil and lanolin, which promise to lock in moisture the same way your lips do naturally.
Buy now: Carmex Original Lip Balm Tube; $15 for 4, Amazon.com
If you’re looking for an extra boost of moisture, this Neutrogena stick offers an enriched formula to smooth dry lips without leaving you with a waxy pout.
Buy now: Neutrogena lip moisturizer with suncreen SPF 15; $3, Neutrogena.com
Best for running
Runners everywhere seem to agree: Nothing beats the Blistex medicated lip balm. This formula boasts three different lip protectants to keep your lips as soft as ever.
Buy now: Blistex Medicated Lip Balm with SPF 15; $10 for 6, Amazon.com
Few lip balm brands are as trusted as Burt’s Bees, and its tinted balm line does double duty to lock in moisture and color your pout with one of nine shades.
Buy now: Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm; $4.99, Burt’sBees.com
Best for sensitive skin
Looking for something effective that doesn’t contain harm chemicals? The Honest Company offers tinted lip balms that boast healing and smoothing properties. Bonus: They’re completely safe for kids.
Buy now: Honest Tinted Lip Balm; $9, Honest.com