Our lips get lots of love on the color front, but when it comes to lip care — not so much. Truth be told, the delicate skin on our lips is one of the most susceptible to the elements — and anyone who’s experienced the painful throbbing of a lip sunburn knows that reality far too well. Thankfully, there’s a special category of SPF-spiked lip balms that inject a healthy dose of SPF 30-plus sun protection into already favorited lip-conditioning formulas.
While lip balms are hardly the flashiest products in your beauty lineup, these protective and pampering sunscreen-enhanced lip products give the otherwise basic balm a little boost for summer (and all year-round). With options that include hints of tint, glossy shine, and satin finishes, these SPF balms make lip protection look — and feel — good.
We gathered up a batch of dermatologists favorites, drugstore staples, and must-try newness below: a curated edit of the best SPF lip balms we’re stocking in every tote, cupholder, and backpack this summer.
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