With no sign of the cold weather letting up and even some talk of snow on the way, it’s time to re-think your beauty routine. It’s a known fact that the harsh winter winds can play havoc with your skin so keep your lips perfectly soft with our pick of the best lip balms. It’s time to pucker up!
1) Burt’s Bees Pink Grapefruit £4, Superdrug.
Burt’s Bees are the lip specialists. Made from bees wax extract, this balm will protect even the most sensitive lips from the dull weather.
2) Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Balm £1.75, Boots.
This is an absolute life saver as it banishes dry, sore skin in seconds. The balm also leaves a gorgeous pearly sheen that almost looks glossy.
3) Kiehl’s No Shine Moisturising Balm £3.50, Boots.
For those that don’t like the oily residue that most balms tend to leave on your lips, this is perfect. It contains all the moisture and vitamins you need without the really shiny look. Perfect for the boyfriend, too.
4) Cherry Chapstick £1, Lloyd’s Pharmacies.
Katy Perry wouldn’t be singing about Cherry Chapstick if it wasn’t good, right? Take a leaf out of her book and pop one of these in your handbag. The red tint also means it doubles up as a subtle lipstick.
5) Nivea Fruity Balm £1.48, Superdrug.
This balm has a cute pearly pink tint to it that will complement any skin tone. The actual balm has a fruity smell and taste so sweet that it’s almost good enough to eat. Although, it’s not advised you do that…
Words by: Jacqueline Kilikita