There's probably a purse hiding in the back of your closet that's a veritable graveyard of lip balms (RIP random tube from 2007). For some reason or another, they didn't make it to VIP status—but these 15 will.More
Any avid lip scrubber knows that exfoliation is key to having a soft pout, which is probably where Tarte got the genius idea to combine a balm and a scrub in one mess-free pencil. Impressive Thing #1: The sugary scrub sloughs off flakes. Impressive Thing #2: The balm moisturizes skin until it's baby soft.
Tarte Lip Facial Lip Scrub, $16; sephora.com.
"Don't knock it until you've tried it," was our first thought upon testing this game-changing sheep-based lip balm. Sourced from wool grease (AKA wax secreted by sheep), there's nothing quite like this dense ointment that soaks into lips and works like a charm on dry skin (yes, even your peeling cuticles).
Lano Lanolin 101 Ointment, $19; netaporter.com.