Honey is a powerful ingredient, not only in our meals but in our skin-care routine. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, honey has anti-inflammatory properties that our lips crave, especially in cold weather. As a natural humectant, it’s also great for helping lips lock in moisture. In addition to all these benefits, honey products tend to have a terrific scent and smooth application. With more than a 69 percent increase in search year over year, according to Spate, honey lip balms are more popular than ever.
Lush Honey Trap Lip Balm ($14)
Lush says this balm smells like white chocolate and warm honey caramel, which sounds like a seasonal Starbucks drink to us. The lip balm is also hydrating and gives the lips a subtle shine.
This earthy fresh smelling lip balm is made by hand and funneled into cardboard packaging. They say it’s summertime in a tube, so apply this for a bright spot on a cold day.
We can’t have a honey lip balm list without the widely beloved Burt’s Bees brand making an appearance. Next time your lips are feeling beyond repair, pick up Burt’s Bees Honey Rescue Balm with double the waxes and butters for advanced hydration to repair severely dry lips.
Not only does this balm have shea butter, honey and sunflower seed oil, but it also has SPF 30 to keep lips safe from sun damage all year long.
This product could act as a lip balm or primer for richer colors. It’s 100 percent natural with honey, beeswax and cupuaçu butter.
Hydrate and nourish your lips with this straightforward silky lip balm.
Between the goat milk and honey in this formula, this lip balm ensures a hydrated and happy pout.