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    19 Things That'll Help Keep You From Ever Having Chapped Lips

    Try not to lick or pick your lips while reading this.

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    1. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask works hard while you sleep to melt away the dead skin cells and replaces them with hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, and antioxidants so you can wake up with refreshed, smooth lips.

    Promising review: “This lip mask is amazing! I live in Chicago and if you know anything about our winters you know that cold and dry is an underestimation. I can tell you this will cure all dry/chapped lips! I use a very small amount in the morning and then a 'generous' amount to sleep in. I wake up with smooth and plumper lips. You really are getting a ton of product for your money. Plus, an added bonus is you get a little cute spatula and a little case for it! Laneige you are seriously killing the game right now!" —Annaduv

    Get it from Sephora for $20

    2. Hanalei Lip Treatment contains potent kukui nut oil from Hawaii, which is known for its naturally balanced moisturizing properties. PLUS, look at these two STUNNING shades available in addition to the clear coat.


    Btw, this product is cruelty-free!

    Promising review: “I loved this so much, I've actually started advertising it to my friends and family. It's not like a traditional lip gloss; It isn't petroleum jelly, sitting on your lips and sticking to your hair every time the wind blows. It's more like a protective gel that heals your lips and keeps them in top condition. It smells amazing, isn't sticky, and doesn't leave an obvious shine on your face if you accidentally wipe your mouth. A little goes a long way, this tube will last you for ages.” —Lacey Kae

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in clear and three other colors) or a pack of three travel-size tubes in assorted colors for $15.

    3. Tarte Lip Scrub miraculously resurfaces smooth lips by gently exfoliating with fine sugar and antioxidant-rich algae in a super easy-to-use design.


    Exfoliating is the process of removing dead skin cells from the skin's surface. Dead skin cells often pile up which causes clogged pores that lead to acne, dullness, and roughness. They also block beauty products from thoroughly penetrating the skin. Exfoliating aids the shedding of these dead skin cells and promotes healthy skin!

    Promising review: “This product is great! I love the easy application—it applies just like a lipstick, and then you can rub your lips together to get the full effect. It makes my lips soft and smooth and prepped for lipstick or gloss!” —Samantha P

    Get it from Tarte for $16.

    4. Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm, a cult-fave, fights off dry lips with rich emollients and prevents them from pestering you ever again. SPF 25 can also protect your lips from further sun damage.

    Promising review: “The true test of a good lip product is if it can withstand the winter. I live in the Midwest and we had a particularly rough winter this year, very cold. However, as long as I was wearing this product, my lips were always protected and comfortable. I have six of these floating around my house/purse/work backpack. And I don’t ever see myself using another lip product.” —Cara

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50 (available in five flavors).

    5. ChapStick Conditioning Lip Scrub revives your lips back to feeling like baby's bottom — mmm just what I like to hear.


    Promising review: “I LOVE THIS STUFF. It provides total hydration and really does give my lips a smoother, fuller appearance. I will be back for more and also plan on using some of these as stocking stuffers.” —L.A. Bella Peace

    Get it from Amazon for $4.49+ (available in two flavors).

    6. Burt's Bees 100% Natural Medicated Moisturizing Lip Balm revamps a highly-rated classic that keeps getting better, thanks to its main nourishing ingredient — beeswax. Chapped lips, ~be~ gone.

    Promising review: "This is by far my favorite Burt's Bees lip balm. It's difficult to find in a retail store if at all, and the combined effects of the menthol and eucalyptus provide a 100% natural medicated rejuvenation for damaged lips and/or barrier from harsh, cold, or dry and arid environments. You can tell it's working from the mild tingle and refreshing 'cool' feeling." —Jason Burgess

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.

    7. Pure Paw Paw Ointment comes in four delicious (farm-sourced) fruity flavors and heals dry lips in the most pleasant (and yummy) way possible.

    Pssst, passion fruit is my favorite one of all!

    Promising review: “I must have ordered 12 tubes of this over the past few months as I need a tube every few feet. It smells and tastes great. It's an ointment that is supposed to help heal skin (like Neosporin with natural efficacy). I find it is a miracle for my severe eczema on my hands. I also slather it liberally on my lips and under my eyes for intense, reparative hydration in the dry Colorado climate.” —Nebula2000

    Get it from Free People for $10 (available in four flavors).

    8. NOONI Applebutter Lip Mask is supercharged with AHAs from apple water to exfoliate chapped lips. Waking up with buttery soft puckers is NOT a dream., Amazon

    Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) are acids proven to gently exfoliate and provide some moisture and softness back into the skin.

    Promising review: “I have suffered from severely chapped lips for a long time. I have 10+ chapsticks that I put through a rotation to try to keep my lips hydrated. I tried this product and loved it immediately. I just scoop a tiny amount onto the spatula provided and spread it on my lips just prior to bed. In the morning, I wake up with soft hydrated lips that last all day. I will definitely re-order when needed, but that may be a while because a little goes a long way with this product.” —brianna

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    9. Dr. Lipp Organic Lanolin Lip Balm & Nipple Cream multitasks to work wonders for your entire body. It's sensitive enough to use on your lips, nipples, cuticles, nose, and more. (Yes, nipples).

    Lanolin is a secretion from wool-bearing animals, known for its ability to protect the skin from harsh climates to lock in moisture while beautifying the skin.

    Promising review: “This here is 100% medical grade lanolin and it is worth the price. 100% lanolin products are hard to find and a medical grade lanolin is practically impossible. If you want to break the chapstick addiction cycle you're stuck in and actually fix your chapped lips, get this. You won't regret it.” —HexWench

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    10. Smith's Rose Bud Tin Set not only has the CUTEST pocket-size tin cans but it also effectively boosts your lips' moisture and shine level in an instant. (These vintage designs are so irresistible, I just want to collect them all!).

    Urban Outfitters, Free People

    Promising review: “OMG I STAN THIS PRODUCT! The packaging is so cute and they all smell amazing. They all make my lips feel so soft and smooth and it lasts for hours. EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE THIS!" —Squigglez

    Get a three-pack from Urban Outfitters for $16 or a single-pack from Free People for $8 (available in Mocha Rose and Menthol Eucalyptus).

    11. Once Upon A Tea Matcha Lip Mask packs the power of green tea, coconut oil, and vitamin E. Apply before bedtime and wake up to healthy, supple lips.

    Promising review: “It really works! I have had dry lips most of my life and I get married in two months; when I went to do my trial makeup, my lipstick looked horrible because of my dry lips. So I started using this mask and OMG my lips look so good! Even my soon to be husband kissed me and said my lips felt so soft and smooth 😱😍 My lips will look great for the wedding!” —Carlos

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in four scents).

    12. SUGAR Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment reduces fine lines with sea fennel, prevents moisture loss with sugar, and protects the skin with orange extracts. Who else is ready for silkier, fuller lips? *Raising my hand.*


    Promising review: “It's almost as if the moisturizing granules are finer in this product, which makes the balm absorb into your lips instantly. I love the colored lip treatments as well, but this is the serious, get-down-to-business sister of that product; no BS, no flair, just pure moisture, and healing. Really lives up to the name 'advanced therapy.'savvysweetheart

    Get it from Sephora for $26 (available in two colors).

    13. Aquaphor Lip Repair provides long-lasting moisture and comfort to any cracked lips with nourishing shea butter, vitamins, and chamomile essence. It's also fragrance-free so if you're not that into flavors (which is totally fine), this is for you.

    Promising review: “Boy, this really works! My son gets terribly dry and split lips. This is because he reflexively scrubs his lips dry after every sip or drink. I was worried that these split corners meant he had a vitamin deficiency until I realized what he was doing. I tried everything to heal his mouth and nothing worked until I used this stuff. It made a difference right away, even the difficult-to-heal mouth corners are almost completely healed after a week!” —whitequeen

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

    14. Nügg Lip Treatment Set doubles the effect of delivering rejuvenated lips with this vegan lip scrub and mask combo. Your lips will sing *AHH-MAZING*.


    Promising review: “I have a bad habit of constantly picking the skin on my lips. It’s ugly and the skin on my lips have grown back hard and tough. My goal this year is to break the habit, and I bought this to help me stop. So far I LOVE it!! I use the scrub with a baby electric toothbrush to help get the dead skin off and then the mask really helps my lips repair and be soft. Honestly, my lips have never been softer and I’m doing good so far for not picking!” —Shelby

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98

    15. Skyn ICELAND Berry Lip Fix restores damaged lips back to good health, formulated with mineral-rich red algae, nourishing oils, and an Arctic superfruit blend that fights free radicals. Flaky lips? I don't know her.

    Promising review: "This is one of the few lip renewals that has given me much relief in my struggle with unexplained dermatitis on my lips!" —Motta

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    16. Aritaum Ginger Sugar Overnight Lip Mask shields your lips for 24 hours with just ONE application a day. Kissable soft lips any time, any day. *MUAH*.

    Promising review: “I’ve gone through so many brands trying to find the 'ONE.' I don't remember how I found this but decided to try it and love it! I put it on before bed and wake up with moisturized lips. I put it on before heading to the gym and it withstands my mouth breathing heavily and I don’t have to reapply!" —MustLoveDogs

    Get it from Amazon for $8.76.

    17. Sky Organics USDA certified Lip Balm so pure, it'll make you feel good about applying on your loved ones. Infused with sunflower oil, beeswax, and rosemary extract, flaky lips don't even stand a chance.

    Promising review: “I confess I am a lip licker so I started researching what to do about chronic dry lips. I used the usual lip balms but they feel thick and artificial so I bought this. It goes on very smooth and feels slick on my lips without feeling waxy. After using it just one day I noticed that my lips are much softer and more moist. I'm thrilled because I've been searching for a long time for something that actually works and is made from natural ingredients.” —Carol M

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $11.95.

    18. Kopari Coconut Lip Glossy combines super ingredients in a tube with antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that can conquer any lip irritations. (You can also apply this on your cheeks for an EXTRA glow!).

    Promising review: “I started using this product recently and WOW! I love coconut oil and use it in a variety of ways. This lip gloss glides on effortlessly and tastes and smells amazing. It feels like you are gliding on a super expensive lip restoration product when in reality its an affordable everyday lip gloss. It helps your lips to feel soft and moisturized while allowing for the prettiest glossy shine!" —Lacey

    Get it from Sephora for $12 (available in three shades).

    19. Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil reinvigorates and refreshes your sweet puckers with a carefully crafted blend of emollient oils: peppermint, jojoba, and coconut. This is ~luscious~ lips waiting like... 😘.

    Promising review: “As a self-professed lip balm junkie, I have to say that this is my favorite....ever! It glides on like butter, instantly hydrates my lips and has a very light peppermint scent that is just perfect! More importantly, it is mostly certified organic so all the ingredients used are the best!” —Chlosefina

    Get it from Free People or Amazon for $22 (available in nine shades).

    And most importantly, my dear friends, stay hydrated!


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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