When it comes to best chapstick, the best rated lip balms tend to serve triple duty. The lip balms for chapped lips prevent horrible, painfully cracked lips, while also including SPF for extra sun protection (lips need that too, by the way, just as much as skin). Some lip balms are thicker than others, allowing for longer-lasting wear. For those with an organic bent, there are natural lip balms available that are fantastic - truly some of the best lipbalms and best organic chapstick.
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Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm is without a doubt one of the best organic lip balms around! This little tube of wonder can help heal cracked and chapped lips with natural ingredients like beeswax, vitamin E and peppermint oil. The peppermint oil, in particular, gives this balm a really soothing feel on lips!Price range: $3.00
Nivea Lip Care A Kiss Of Moisture
Leave it to Nivea to come up with a fabulous, inexpensive, very effective lip balm. Nivea actually offers a wide variety of different kinds of lip balms. Prices range from about $2.00 to about $7.00, and the Nivea lip balms are great for peeling, chapped lips. Some also have SPF and are available in different flavors (try the vanilla!). By far, the Cadillac of Nivea's lip care line is Nivea Lip Care A Kiss Of Moisture, Essential Lip Care (look for the blue tube).Price range: $2 to $7
EOS Lip Balm
EOS Lip Balm is an organic, natural balm that contains shea butter and vitamin E and provides long-lasting moisture to lips. The flavors? Oh, the flavors! EOS (Evolution of Smooth) offers so many flavors, you're almost guaranteed to find one (or two, or three!) you love. From Lemon Drop to Sweet Mint to Summer Fruit, the EOS Lip Balms are adorable (Lemon Drop also has SPF 15). The packaging is distinctive, too: All EOS Lip Balms come in cute little spheres! (If the sphere isn't your 'thing,' EOS also offers Organic Lip Balm in stick form).Price range: $3.29
Smith's Rosebud Salve Tin
Beauty aficionados are likely already familiar with the wonder that is Smith's Rosebud Salve. This little tin works absolute magic on dry, chapped lips, offering the moisture of a great balm with a nice, light scent. Smith's Rosebud Salve is also great for other beauty uses: smooth it on dry cuticles to moisturize. It also works great (in moderation) to smooth down flyaway hairs and it moisturizes dry elbows and knees. It's also great to use for minor burns!
For variation, try the Rosebud Strawberry or Minted Rose Lip Balms!Price range: $6 to $7