Perhaps it’s because my mouth never feels naked; I don’t leave the house without first swiping on a lip color of some sort, and I have several glosses and balms stashed away for on-the-go touch ups. And because I switch up my lip products whenever the mood strikes, I don’t necessarily think to introduce a summer-friendly version when beach season hits. It’s easy for me to go the whole summer without remembering that my poor mouth needs some extra TLC, too.
But not this year! I’ve found not one but two fabulous balms that are packed with sun protection. The first, Hawaiian Tropic Tropical Flavor Lip Balm, features an SPF of 45 and a delicious coconut-y scent that smells like an exotic vacation. It has a silky smooth texture, a subtle sweet flavor, and leaves lips looking and feeling soft and healthy. This is definitely my beach bag pick.
The second lip-saver, Coppertone Sport Sunscreen Lip Balm, features an SPF of 30 and a slightly thicker texture that helps it stay put much longer than the Hawaiian Tropic version. This one has no scent or flavor; it’s a very unobtrusive lip balm. It doesn’t look like much on its own, but its texture makes it an ideal base for lipsticks and this no-frills balm is the perfect thing to swipe on before an outdoor sweat session.
How do you keep your pout pretty and protected in the sun?
Awesome post! I will definitely look into that Hawaiian Tropic lip balm! Do you recommend any other lip balms? Could you check out my blog and follow it if you like it? Thanks, and I love your blog by the way, and look forward to reading more post! 🙂
In terms of other balms, are you looking for something high end or more of the drugstore variety? Clear or tinted? I’m sure I have some recommendations!
Thanks for stopping by – I’ll definitely check out your blog as well!
What do you recommend for a drug store tinted lip balm? Thank you!
Have you tried Maybelline Baby Lips? It comes in tons of colors and I just can’t say enough good things about it. It’s super affordable, smooth, pretty… it’s my favorite drugstore tinted balm by far. Pink Punch is my favorite!
Thanks! I will def. look into that product!
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