Skiing, ice skating, and other cold weather sports can be absolutely exhilarating, if a bit tough on the skin, especially around the delicate lip area. While the costs of your favorite winter pastimes can add up, effective and soothing remedies to protect your lips don’t need to be expensive. Just slip one of these budget-friendly, drug store solutions into your pocket to avoid chapped lips from the cold, wind, and intensive sun out on the slopes.
NEOSPORIN LIP HEALTH DAILY HYDRATION THERAPY SPF 20 ($4.59)
This creamy, lightweight balm contains peptides, emollients, and essential lipids to help restore and retain lip moisture for visibly healthy lips. The non-irritating formula is free of parabens, preservatives, and artificial flavors, but loaded with SPF for UV protection. We love how smooth and healthy our lips felt after using for just a few days.
CARMEX STICK SPF 15 ($1.99)
Carmex Strawberry Stick with SPF 15 is your best companion when it comes to outdoor sports because it contains moisturizing cocoa seed butter as well as petrolatum and candelilla wax to create a long-lasting barrier against sun, wind, and water. In addition to strawberry, check out the original and cherry flavored sticks.
EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm with SPF 15 is just about the cutest thing to hit the lip balm category. The adorable egg shaped balm is packed with goodies including antioxidant-rich vitamin , and natural oils to condition and protect your lips. You need just one easy swipe across the lips for a burst of sunny lemon flavor and 80 minutes of water resistant sun protection. It’s also free of parabens, phthalates, and gluten.
Smooth on Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm with SPF 20 to protect and moisturize your lips. It contains Neutrogena’s patented ION2Complex, which works to stimulate collagen production for instantly fuller and defined lips. We love that it comes in six sheer shades to compliment any complexion!