Chapped lips are not the best look in the winter, so here are some of the best ones we’ve used that you won’t be embarrassed to whip out in front of your mates and keep your lips soft and smooth even on the slopes. Check out our top 5 lip balms for guys below.
Okay so it’s not a mojito but this little tube is as soothing to your senses as a long, cool drink. It’s back by popular demand for the winter as it is scientifically blended to both restore your lips and replenish their moisture and natural surface. Hydrating in the extreme it’s easy to use (simply squeeze and apply) and helps prevent and treat dry, irritated lips. It’s colour and paraben free and a little bit goes a long way. Malin and Goetz Mojito Lip Balm, £10, SpaceNK.
Want to really show off? Tom Ford impresses everyone, #fact. This will improve the smoothness and texture of your lips and your reputation with your new date. It is also a great product, so you are not just paying for the packaging, improve your overall looks by using this ultra-emollient lip balm by Tom Ford. It contains a unique blend of natural oils, vitamins and butters which soothe and condition. The balm seals in moisture so help stop lips from drying out in the ravages of wind, rain and cold. Tom Ford Hydrating Lip Balm, £20, Selfridges.
Burt’s Bees produce a wide range of lip saving products but this is the one you need, the Ultra Conditioning Lip Balm with Kokum Butter as it is formulated to really protect and heal lips. One application provides four hours of hydration so you won’t be having to pull it out of your pocket too often to really get full benefit. It’s infused with Shea and Cocoa Butters so there is more butter and less wax so your lips really will be extra-super smooth and soft. No fragrance, no flavours and tons of hydration. Ultra Conditioning Lip Balm with Kokum Butter, £3.69, Burt’s Bees.
100% organic this handmade, unscented and soothing lip balm is brought to you by Naturally Balmy Skincare. They do versions with flavours (we fancy coconut) but this version is just plain and simple. Featuring organic, Fairtrade Cocoa Butter it’s packed with Vitamin E and antioxidants which helps fight free radicals and rejuvenate your skin. The Cocoa Butter also acts as a protective barrier. Organic Jojoba oil moisturises too and they have steered well clear of synthetic wax and petroleum jelly. You can also use it on other parts of the body which are dry and is particularly good with dealing with eczema. Organic Lip Balm, £3.95, Naturally Balmy Skincare.
Molton Brown have produced a lip balm just for the boys which is designed to protect and soothe chapped lips. Protecting Vitamin Lipsave is one of their most popular and contains French honey and vitamin E to combat the elements all year round. It helps to hydrate out-of-condition skin and created a fine moisture barrier to protect. Molton Brown Protecting Vitamin Lipsaver, £20, Molton Brown.