Today, December 21, marks the official start of winter. But you could have fooled us. The painful wind chill and low humidity of the past few weeks has left many of us with rough hands, chapped cheeks, and our personal favorite: dry, peeling lips during prime party season. Brutal, indeed, especially considering the fact that no matter how tempting it might be to lick them or nibble away at the dead skin, that only makes matters worse.
To help, our editors are giving the rundown on the lip balms they swear by. Whether you're looking to cure flakiness in seconds, or want to add a touch of color in the process, there's a product for you. Ahead, check out their pro-approved picks — all for under $5 each.