Chapstick. Lip balm. Salve. Life-saving, lip-perfecting nectar of the gods. Call it what you want, but there's no debating it's the one item I refuse to leave my apartment without. Seriously, sometimes I even accidentally hustle out the door sans my phone and keys, but you bet your ass I've got my trusty Baby Lips stashed safely in my purse. I knew I wasn't the only one with an unquenchable balm obsession, so I reached out to my fellow editorial team members to see what they had to say about the beauty essential and what their opinions are on the best lip balms out there.
Not so surprisingly, I was bombarded with a load of emails filled with tons of praise about their go-to choices. From high-quality drugstore lip balms to more high-end formulas to the best tinted lip balms, the suggested products are all perfectly qualified candidates for keeping your lips soft, smooth, and hydrated all day long. Read on to find the newest addition to your endless collection of lip balms.