Wearing sunscreen is essential for protecting your skin from sun damage, reducing the risk of skin cancer, and preventing premature aging. You’ve probably heard this a million times before, which is why you’ve incorporated SPF infused potions into your daily beauty routine. And while you may apply sunblock to every inch of your skin, you could still be missing one of the most important regions.
In addition to applying the formula onto your arms and legs, you should also be applying it to your lips to protect them from sun damage. According to dermatologist, skin cancer in this area can be dangerous, which is why you need to add a SPF infused lippie to your arsenal stat.
Just in case you aren’t sure which lip balms are comprised of the key ingredient, we’ve rounded up the best formulas with sun protection in the gallery below.
Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF
Smoothen and soften your pout with this hydrating lip treatment comprised of ingredients that support moisture retention such as sugar, black currant seed oil, and grape seed oil.
Kiehl’s Butterstich Lip Treatment SPF 30
This 12-hour wear lip balm comprised of fatty acids and antioxidants will have your lips feeling like butter.
Moroccanoil Lip Balm SPF 20
If you want your lips to feel silky and not sticky, opt for this shea-butter and argan oil infused formula.
Neutrogena MoistureShine Lip Soother SPF 20
This lip treatment imparts a vinyl finish and a sheer wash of color that flatters every complexion.
Almay Age Essentials Lip Treatment
This anti-aging formula reduces the appearance of fine lines and provides SPF 30 sun protection.
eos Active Lip Balm Aloe With SPF 30
This water-resistant formula is infused with aloe, which is one of the best ingredients for relieving sunburn.
Supergoop! Acai Fusion Lip Balm
Power your favorite lipstick with UV protection by priming your lips with this SPF 30 infused lip balm.
Pacifica Sun + Lipcare SPF15
Give your lips a luminous finish with this SPF shimmery SPF 15 infused lip balm.
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Jack Black Intensive Therapy Lip Balm SPF 25
Soothe, soften, and condition your lips with the intensive lip therapy treatment designed to revive dry lips and provide long-lasting hydration.