Leaving the house without foundation is fine and dandy, but ladies, never forget to moisturize your lips! When your pout needs more of a pick-me-up, swap the colorless balm with a tinted one to give your complexion an instant boost. Looking for something you can just stash in your purse? Shop our picks below!
What are the best tinted drugstore lip balms?
If you go through tinted lip balm quickly, stocking up a drugstore formula that you love can give more bang for your buck. Here are some must-try products in a pot, stick, and lipstick-like packaging for you to check out:
VASELINE Lip Therapy Mini in Rosy, P125, Watsons
Not ready to part with good ol' Vaseline? No worries. The drugstore classic now has a tinted version.
SNOE Magic BesoBalm Color Changing Lip Treatment, P399, Beautymnl
Say what you want about color-changing products, but the way this one turns into a unique shade of pink is both cool and convenient.
COVERGIRL Colorlicious Oh Sugar Vitamin-Infused Lip Balm in Taffy, P349, Watsons
Infused with grapeseed oil and vitamins C & E, this will keep your pucker soft and deliciously-scented all day.
What are the best hydrating high-end lip balms?
On the other hand, if you’re up to try something more luxurious, some of our favorite high-end colored balms offer unique shades and ingredients and that’ll make the splurge worth your while. Overall, they’re as much as a treat to apply like as regular lipstick. See them below!
NARS Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm, P1500, Rustan's
Get the rosy glow of the brand's cult-classic blush in lip balm form.
GUERLAIN KissKiss Roselip Hydrating & Plumping Tinted Lip Balm in Peach Party, P1749, Sephora.ph
Discover its plumping formula that nourishes the lips with rose oil extract and leaves a barely-there stain.
CLINIQUE Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm, price unavailable, Rustan's
If you want more pigment on your lips without compromising hydration, this product has buildable shades for every skin tone.
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TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL Breaktime Lip Tint Balm in Rose Dream, P395, Beauty Bar
This potted tint will give your lips a fresh, glossy finish that you can also use on your cheeks!
What are the best tinted lip balms with SPF?
Your lips need sun protection, too, so don’t skimp on the SPF if you’ll be out and about. A tinted lip balm with sun protection is perfect for the job, because not only will it protect your puckers, it’ll also help you look fresher while barefaced! Here are some to pick up on your next shopping trip:
L'OCCITANE Pivoine Sublime Peony Lip Balm SPF 25, P1200, Beauty Bar
Here's a smooth and creamy balm enriched with peony extract that tints the lips with the prettiest shade of plum.
SHISEIDO UV Lip Color Splash SPF 42 PA+++, P1600, TriNoma
The high SPF on this lip balm is enough to make us cop all four shades.
SEPHORA COLLECTION Rouge Balm in Sweet SPF 20, P779, Sephora.ph
Sport a bright lip instantly with the vivid hues of this vitamin E-infused balm.