April 16 2018
The pressure to succeed got the best of me—until I learned to race without fear.
Chapped lips can seem like a minor annoyance in your day-to-day routine, but dry, cracked lips on a run can be inordinately distracting. That’s why we smacked our lips with more than 40 varieties to determine the best lip balms for runners.
We love that this balm is unfussy on every level—from its simple design to its unscented flavor—yet it moisturizes using aloe and vitamin E with a perfectly satiny feel.
Designed to resist sweat while providing broad-spectrum sun protection, this zesty lemon-flavored balm softens lips while it protects.
This well-priced citrusy balm won us over with its perfectly subtle flavor and lasting power, thanks to natural ingredients like mango butter, shea butter and almond oil.
Buttery smooth application, a delightfully beachy coconut flavor and an infusion of 100 percent pure argan oil add up to a winner.
Reminiscent of one of our favorite warm bevvies, this smooth-feeling and sun-protecting lip balm makes us want to curl up in front of a fire after a run.
The strong wintry-fresh flavor of this herbal-based balm leaves your lips tingling (in a good way!), and the coconut and vitamin E oils make it feel like it’s actually healing them.
While not technically a “balm,” this luxuriously silky lip mask brings moisture back to even the most damaged lips, thanks to its antioxidant-rich mix of berries.
The pleasant flavor from herb-infused coconut oil in this all-around skin balm makes this little tin worth keeping around—it keeps lips moist and tames dry skin anywhere on the body.
Thanks to its natural colloidal oatmeal formula, this lip balm has a creamy texture and a long-lasting moisturizing effect without being overly flavored.