If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s the feeling of scaly, peely, dry lips. Since I wear an XL-sized pair on my face 365 days of the year, it’s embarrassing when I get caught with chapped lips—which make it nearly impossible to smoothly apply my favorite lipsticks (especially the matte ones). After years (literally) of searching for a balm that can keep my dry lips supple and moisturized, I’ve finally found some reliable favorites, from brands like Bite Beauty and Blistex, that I store in my purse, jeans, or at my desk (seriously considering buying one for every room in my apartment too). I’m always interested in hearing from fellow dry-lip sufferers as well, so I polled 10 editors on the lip balms they use to help keep dry and chapped lips at bay—the super-drying office A/C has given us lots of thoughts on the topic.
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