Once winter hits, we lean in heavily to our lip balms. Whether they be from the drugstore or the department store, lightly glossy or heavy-duty, these tubes keep our pouts in tip-top condition. Of all the formulations out there, which one is the best? To answer that very important question, we turn to the folks over at Rank & Style.
The site uses customer reviews, editors' picks, and overall buzz to figure out which products are going to work the hardest for you without bruising your bank account. Consider its authors beauty lovers with a penchant for math. After crunching the numbers, Rank & Style has named Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment as top dog.
Fresh's cult-favorite balm wins for a few reasons on Rank & Style — it's super popular and editors and makeup artists alike love it. It's packed with yummy ingredients like its namesake, real sugar (which is apparently a natural humectant — who knew?), black currant oil for plumping, and vitamins A, C, and E. It also offers an SPF 15, so you're not only treating your mouth, but you're also preventing further damage from occurring.
What's more is that Sugar Lip Treatment has stellar reviews all over the Internet. On Sephora, user MissRosieM says, "I LOVE this product. In a seemingly endless search for a balm that actually moisturizes and softens my lips, I have found the holy grail." It's no wonder this balm has the cult following it does.
It may be on the pricier side, but a good chunk of the reviews on Sephora's site claim that it's worth the dough. And, truthfully, considering all the cash we'll plunk down on our body moisturizers in the winter, shouldn't our lips get a little loving? Grab a tube of Fresh's balm — your lips will thank you.
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