Winter Is Coming: These Are The Lip Balms In Our Handbags

We’re experts in a lot of things – lip balms being one of our specialties. I personally pride myself in weening my friends off Carmex and getting them onto Lanolips.

With the cold, windy weather approaching, we’re bracing ourselves for the season of chapped lips – so when you put four lip balm enthusiasts in a room, which products do they single out as heroes? Keep reading.

Tamara: Lanolips 101 Ointment

“Lanolips is my knight in shining armour product. With the change in seasons I always find my lips become chapped and irritated (particularly from the wind and cold of winter). I can put Lanolips on before I go to bed and by the morning my lips will be miraculously back to soft and smooth. In the past, with other lip products I have found myself having to reapply constantly as my lips become somewhat ‘addicted’ to the balm. With Lanolips I feel the moisture actually lasts and I don’t need to reapply as often. I have purchased this product for so many of my friends and family because I don’t know how other people live without it!”

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Shanthi: Ultra Violette Sheen Screen SPF 30

“I once read that the skin on your lips has 80% less cellular layers than the skin on your face. Which is why I prefer a lip balm with SPF.  No one wants sun-damaged, thin skin on their lips. Gross. Can you think of anything more painful? The texture of Ultra Violette’s Sheen Screen is smooth, thick and super hydrating. The bonus is there is absolutely no sticky residue. And if you’re using an SPF daily (and you should be), why wouldn’t you protect the skin on your lips as well?”

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Joanna: Aspect Hydrating Lip Balm

“I’m usually a Lanolips kinda gal, and the 101 Ointment still has a place in my handbag, but I’ve recently discovered Aspect’s Hydrating Lip Balm which contains coconut oil, as well as other skin-nourishing and protective ingredients like shea butter and avocado oil. I really feel like it does wonders for my lips, and if you like the packaging of a Chapstick, this one’s for you.”

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Elena: Hunter Lab Lip Ammo

“Applying Lip Ammo to dry lips is like taking a drink of cold water when you’re really thirsty. It instantly hydrates, comforts and refreshes my dehydrated pout, leaving behind a smooth and subtle sheen. The all-natural blend of vanilla and peppermint extracts give Lip Ammo a refreshing and addictive flavour and scent, making it the balm I reach for above all others.”

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