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, too, 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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