8 SPF-Infused Lip Balms to Wear this Summer
Along with the back of the neck and tops of ears, the lips top the list of spots that often get overlooked when applying sunscreen. Even though your lips might not immediately burn or freckle, it doesn't mean you have a free pass from remembering to put SPF on them.
Luckily, protecting your lips from the sun can be as easily as swiping on your favorite lip color. SPF-infused lip balms will shield them from UVA/UVB rays, plus they're often formulated with nourishing ingredients and antioxidants that'll keep dryness and cracking under control, too. And if smoothing a color on is going to keep you from neglecting your lips, there's there's a plethora of tinted options out there, too.
Keep scrolling for the best tinted and clear SPF-infused lip balms to wear throughout the summer.
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Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15
This cult-favorite balm comes in 12 shades plus clear, and offers a perfect, popsicle-stained tint.
Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm SPF 20 In Healthy Blush
If you're looking for a balm with SPF protection that's hydrating, non-sticky, and has a subtle tint, this drugstore staple is your best bet.
Supergoop! Acaifusion Lip Balm SPF 30
This SPF 30 balm is formulated with antioxidant-rich acai and nourishing shea butter so that you're not just protecting your lips from UV rays, you're also hydrating and repairing them.
Kiehl's Since 1851 Butterstick Lip Treatment SPF 25
Packed with coconut oil, Kiehl's tinted balm keeps lips smooth, hydrated, and protected from the sun for up to 12 hours.
Shiseido Sun Protection Lip Treatment SPF 35
When you're spending the day in the sun, make this UVA/UVB ray-blocking Shiseido balm part of your plans. It melts into skin without leaving a greasy, filmy residue.
Ilia Tinted Lip Conditioner SPF 15
This cruelty-free lipstick glides on like a balm, but has impressive color payoff that's buildable. The 65% organic formula comes in six shades that all say "summer."
Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm SPF 25
Don't underestimate this tiny tube of lip balm. It's packed with antioxidants and skin conditioners that heal cracked and dry lips while simultaneously protecting them from sun damage.
Maybelline Baby Lips Moisturizing Lip Balm
Wearing matte lipstick when it's hot outside is tough. However, if you're after sun protection and hydration, this affordable Maybelline balm is for you.