10 Best Lip Balms -- and the 5 Worst -- for Dry Lips
You know how a great lip balm gets your lips smooth and soft instantly -- and a bad one takes forever to work on dry lips (if it works at all)? Here's what to pick, and what to skip, for your softest lips ever
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Compared to its more glamorous cousins, lipstick and lip gloss, lip balm gets no love -- until you're suffering from dry lips. However, it's something that you'll find at the bottom of practically every woman's purse for good reason: With all the stuff we put on our lips, lip balm is a moisturizing must that preps the pout for a smooth, even application of lip color.
Luckily, lip balm has come a long way from good ol' Vaseline. From lip balms that impart gorgeous berry colors to those that offer a whopping SPF 35, there's no shortage when it comes to the variety of lip balms available. So to help you sort out the crème de la crème from the just plain awful, we compiled reviews on the best and worst drugstore lip balms sure to soothe dry lips. With this list in hand, you'll know exactly which lip balms have the potential to be your new favorites.
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