The Best Chapstick to Keep Your Lips Smooth

Pucker up! Your lips will thank you after slathering on these soothing balms.

Woman Applying Chapstick
Dry lips are so last winter.Getty Images

Nothing can ruin your vibe more than the annoyance of dry, chapped lips. They hurt, look bad and make everything from kissing your partner to eating lunch a lot less enjoyable. Quick relief is out there, but not all balms are created equal. Here are the best ones to always have on hand.

EOS Evolution of Smooth Lip Balm ~ Lasting Hydration Lip Care Collection 6-Pack ~ 2 Hibiscus Peach, 2 Cucumber Melon, 2 Organic Wildberry

EOS Evolution of Smooth Lip Balm ~ Lasting Hydration Lip Care Collection 6-Pack ~ 2 Hibiscus Peach, 2 Cucumber Melon, 2 Organic Wildberry
With 6 containers in a pack, your lips can be covered for months.Amazon

There are two defining features of EOS lip balm. First is the egg-shaped container that holds an oversize balm, making it easy to rub over your lips in one soothing swipe. The second? The three refreshing flavors in this six-pack (you receive two of each): Crystal Hibiscus Peach, Visibly Soft Cucumber Melon and Organic Wildberry. EOS products are paraben- and petrolatum-free and packed with antioxidant-rich vitamin E, soothing shea butter and jojoba oil so your lips will always be visibly soft and smooth.

Burt’s Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm, Multipack - Original Beeswax, Strawberry, Coconut & Pear and Vanilla Bean with Beeswax & Fruit Extracts - 4 Tubes

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm, Multipack - Original Beeswax, Strawberry, Coconut & Pear and Vanilla Bean with Beeswax & Fruit Extracts - 4 Tubes
These lip balms are made with responsibly sourced ingredients.Amazon

If you want to feel really good about what’s nourishing your lips, Burt’s Bees is dedicated to using only 100% natural ingredients. No parabens, phthalates, petrolatum or SLS—only wholesome things like beeswax and peppermint. This four-pack includes the flavors Original Beeswax, Strawberry, Coconut & Pear and Vanilla Bean flavors—but no matter what your palate prefers, all are guaranteed to give your lips a refreshing tingle.

ChapStick Classic (3 Count) Original Flavor Skin Protectant Flavored Lip Balm Tube

ChapStick Classic (3 Count) Original Flavor Skin Protectant Flavored Lip Balm Tube
A tried and true formula for irritated lips.Amazon

Sometimes the classic brands do the best job—and maybe that’s just one reason why Chapstick’s Original Formula has been around for over 125 years. Use it to prevent chapping in the first place or healing ailing lips in an instant. These small tubes are great for keeping in your car, desk, purse or even pocket so your lips never make you uncomfortable when you have important things to tend to—or smooch!