5 Lip Balm and Chapstick Options to Help Relieve Dry Lips

Remember back in the early 2000s when you’d get excited about a new lip balm? It might have been full of glitter and tasted like candy. Chances are that you also immediately lost it. However, the world of lip balm and chapstick has come a long way since then. Today, the formulas are well designed, and there are all kinds to choose from. From sheer or tinted, to long-lasting, and quick-drying, the options are endless. Not to mention that most of them have the true hydrating ingredients that your dry lips need. Here are some of the ones you may want to try to the maximum amount of relief.

1. Burt’s Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm, Original Beeswax with Vitamin E & Peppermint Oil

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm
5 Lip Balm and Chapstick Options to Help Relieve Dry Lips

This lip balm by Burt’s Bees Baby is one of the fan-favorites. Not only is the formula simple, but it’s also effective. It has a mix of coconut, peppermint, lanolin, sunflower oils, and bee wax. These ingredients all work together to moisturize and protect your lips without the need for a ton of flavor or fragrance.

2. Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15

 Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15
5 Lip Balm and Chapstick Options to Help Relieve Dry Lips

Some of the most popular lip balms on the market these days can also couple as lip stains and even lip glosses. This particular lip treatment by Fresh is like if a lip gloss and lip stain had a baby. It’s a tinted balm that has a stain-gloss formula that hydrates without the stickiness. It’s available in 12 bright shades that range from a pale rose color to deep wine. They’re sheer, look good with every skin tone, and they have SPF 15.

3. Hangover Pillow Balm Ultra-Hydrating and Nourishing Lip Treatment

Hangover Pillow Balm
5 Lip Balm and Chapstick Options to Help Relieve Dry Lips

For those who want plump and voluminous lips without having to use the gross-tasting plumbers that also have the unpleasant stinging effect, this Too Faced lip treatment is perfect. It has hyaluronic acid that does the plumping naturally and leaves lips velvety smooth. The key is to apply the treatment an hour before applying lipstick for it to soak in.

4. Addict Lip Glow Color Reviving Lip Balm

Addict Lip Glow
5 Lip Balm and Chapstick Options to Help Relieve Dry Lips

Dior makes a quality lip balm that leaves lips hydrated without too much shine or stickiness. It doesn’t leave white lines around the lips, instead, it leaves them with a pretty glow.

5. Balm Dotcom

Balm Dotcom
5 Lip Balm and Chapstick Options to Help Relieve Dry Lips

This formula of lip balm by Glossier is very versatile. It includes castor seed oil, bee wax, and lanolin that is easy to spread so it can be used on more than just your cracked and dry lips. You can also apply it to your ashy elbows, cheekbones for a bit of a natural highlight, and more. Plus, the balm comes in pretty or “Instagram worthy” packaging.