The best balms and treatments for smooth lips all winter long

Colder weather and indoor heating can lead to dry, chapped lips that never seem to get better all winter long. These latest glosses, balms—tinted and clear—and treatments are vying for a spot at the bottom of your purse and are formulated to see you through the next few months. Here are 10 winter essentials that soothe, hydrate and smooth for softer, more supple lips.

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Byredo Flavored Lip Balm ($50)

With three minty flavors – Camomille d’Anjou, Bergamotte de Bahia and Thé à la menthe d’Agadir – this limited edition, 100% natural balm nourishes, glides on smoothly and is the perfect daily lip treatment or primer. Housed in Byredo’s signature curvilinear metal housing, it also looks like a small work of art.

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There’s no other lip treatment like Dermelect Smooth Upper Lip & Perioral Anti-Aging Treatment ($37) because it takes into account the entire mouth and smile area, targeting bar code lines on the upper lip and wrinkles at the corners of the browbones. mouth and deeper nasolabial folds. The round, cool tip of the applicator allows us to apply it throughout the day, but the directions say to use twice a day for best results.

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With a nice glossy finish, Cocokind Tinted Lip Shield ($16) with SPF 24 has a juicy, non-sticky feel while hydrating, shading and protecting in one swipe.

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HIGHR California Lip Milk ($28)

What’s more Californian than sunflower oil? The base ingredient of this lip oil softens, while the “shimmer suspension” gives lips a healthy, brightening shine.

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Lanolips Tinted Balm Spice ($13)

Already a fall favorite, this spiced honey shade has the same blend of lanolin, shea butter and vitamin E as other cult-favorite balms, but with an added bold, spiced hue.

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We love the Well People Lip Nurture Hydrating Balm, which delivers a soothing veil of sheer color ($12) with nourishing botanicals like castor oil, shea butter, and coconut oil. This glossy wonder comes in 10 vibrant shades.

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The rich botanicals in ALO Lasting Lip Balm ($12) include coconut oil, avocado, rosehip and alma. The formula melts on contact and acts more like a butter than a balm.