5 Cruelty-Free Lip Balms Perfect For Summer
By: Will Hill
One of the greatest things about summer is saying goodbye to chapped lips and giving a warm, welcome to soft, kissable lips. Aside from oversized sunnies and our favorite SPF, we shouldn't forget to keep a lip balm handy. Today, we're talking about our five favorite cruelty-free, organic lip balms that'll keep your lips hydrated and smooth all summer long.
Shine like the queen bee you are with this genius concoction made up of vanilla, honey, and white chocolate. This lip balm is perfect for providing you with the ultimate soft lips. Organically sourced from fair trade shea butter, organic extra virgin olive oil along and with a refreshing jolt of peppermint,` you can count on your lips loving this balm.
Lush Honey Trap Lip Balm, $11; lush.com
Don't worry about missing the ice cream truck, stay cool this summer with this socially responsible lip balm that aids in the funding of non-profit animal shelters. Based with sunflower oil and a perfect blend of avocado oil, peppermint essential oil and cocoa butter you'll be guaranteed perfectly plump lips.
Natures Basics by AVA Chocolate and Mint Lip Balm, $4; naturesbasics.ca
For the woman who spends her summer afternoons enjoying the sweet taste of jasmine tea and a macaron (or a few), keep your perfect pout with this deliciously sweet vegan and cruelty-free lip conditioner. Virgin coconut oil and Moroccan rose blend together providing intense hydration along with light, floral scents, and the taste of all natural coconut.
Herbivore Coco Rose Lip Conditioner, $22; revolve.com
We all know someone who loves the wet look and what better way to pull off an all-around glossy aesthetic than with this lip oil. This oil is formulated to nurture and glisten the lips. This product is not only cruelty-free, but it's also kosher and comes in three summer-ready shades. Made from natural oils, you can bet you'll experience hydration all while getting your glow on.
Au Naturale Lip Slick Tinted Lip Oil, $15; aunaturalecosmetics.com
Hydrate your lips and smooth your skin with this double agent, long-lasting skin salve and lip balm; Loaded with antioxidants to soothe dry skin and featuring a waxy texture that aids in sealing in moisture this little guy should definitely be your bag at all times. Have fun and try out one of their bomb flavors; By the way, theirs seven.
Glossier Balm Dotcom, $12; glossier.com
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