10 NEW Lip Balms We're Stocking Up On
We’re currently living in an era of no-makeup makeup and bare face beauty moments. As a result, lip balms have reentered the spotlight, transitioning from a handbag filler to a must-have product. Beauty brands are well aware of this transition and so we’ve seen an influx of amazing lip balms that’ll soften and tint your lips for an au natural yet sexy pout. Here are the new lip balms we’re stocking up on RN…
Finish: Natural sheen
Formulated with a rich combination of shea and mango seed butter, this lightweight lip balm glides onto the lip with a sultry sheen of color for an ultra-kissable pout. There are four shades ranging from a soft brown to a pink, so you can find a natural hue for your skin tone. We also love the doe-foot applicator as it allows for easy application when you’re on the glow.
Multitasking products are our jam RN as they’re ideal for 5-minute zoom makeup, and this cheek and lip balm is the bomb. The limited-edition, velvety formula contains light-reflecting micro-pearls to smooth your complexion and leave your skin with a luminous glow. Of course, you can also apply it to soften your lips and add a rosy-peach tint!
3. Huda Beauty Diamond Balm, $25
Finish: Soft shimmer
If you’re looking for something to nourish your lips and add a touch of glamour, then the Huda Beauty Diamond Balm, $25, is perfect! Infused with coconut oil and mango butter, it’ll soothe dry lips while simultaneously adding a subtle pop of color and sparkly finish that’ll make your lips appear fuller.
Top tip: For a sexy yet natural pout, line your lips with a nude lip liner to emphasize the shape and then layer Diamond Balm on top. It’ll draw attention to your pout without looking overdone.
We have this affordable lip balm stashed in our purse at all times! The replenishing formula will moisturize and protect the lips for a full eight hours. It’s also available in clear, berry, and a popping pink shade if you want to add a rosy finish to your pout.
5. Kylie Birthday Lip Balm Set, $36
Shades: 6 flavors
To celebrate her 23rd birthday, Kylie released a set of six flavored lip balms; Watermelon, Juicy Peach, Honey Vanilla, Mint, Mai Tai, and Tropical Berry. We’re obsessed with the Mint Balm! Regardless of the flavor, each balm is enriched with a moisturizing blend of safflower, coconut, and kiwi oil as well as vitamin E and shea butter, all of which will hydrate and soften the lips. It also contains citric acid to gently buff away dead skin cells for smooth, kissable lips.
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Shades: 5 (flavors)
Our love for sleeping masks reached new heights when we discovered the Laneige Lip Sleeping Masks, $22. The intense balm features a moisture wrap technology, which contains hyaluronic acid and minerals that work together to form a protective layer to lock in moisture. It also boasts antioxidant-rich vitamin C and a berry complex to replenish and condition the skin. Despite the fact that its a sleeping mask, we use it around the clock as it has a sexy, glossy finish that leaves your lips looking super juicy. While the formula isn’t new, they recently added a gummy bear flavor to their line up, and it’s delicious!
7. Elaluz 24K Lip Therapy, $28
Camila Coelho introduced her new beauty line, Elaluz, with two lip products tailored towards bare-faced beauty enthusiasts – a natural lip tint, and a decadent 24k Lip Therapy. The boujee balm is enriched with nourishing ingredients sourced from brazil, including papaya, buriti, and acai extract that’ll offer intense hydration and provide a surge of restorative antioxidants.
8. e.l.f. Ride or Die Lip Balm, $5
If you’re a no-makeup makeup lover but are looking for a soft flush of color, you’ll love this balm. It has a super-rich, restorative texture, enriched with a blend jojoba oil and castor oil. As soon as you apply it to your lips, they feel soft and sexy as it has a glossy finish. There are four shades in total, ranging from a natural clear tint to a deep berry hue. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free.
This has become our ride-or-die product over the last few months. Infused with sodium hyaluronate, soybean and licorice extract, not only does it hydrate the lips, it provides a natural (but non-tingling) plumping effect. The subtle blushed-pink shade will also add a rosy glow that is universally flattering. Wear it alone or layer it on top of lipstick for a silky, glossy finish.
If you’re looking for a rich, intense formula, this rose lip balm is it! Enriched with rose flower, vitamin E, and a blend of emollient oils, it’ll soothe cracked lips, leaving them softer and less textured. In fact, 100% of people said it immediately softened and relieved their lips!
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