The 15 Best Natural, Vegan, and Organic Lip Balms 2022 – Harper's BAZAAR

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Whether you’re strict about having a clean beauty routine, or you’re just looking for products that work, there’s something comforting about using a natural lip balm. Of all the beauty products in your routine, there is a high probability we’ll actually ingest our lip products. The good news: Many of the best lip balms and lip treatments are made with natural (and even certified organic) ingredients. Whether you’re looking for a lip balm that’s completely vegan, or just something with more naturally derived ingredients overall, we’ve found moisturizing lip formulas for every concern. Find the 15 best natural lip balms ahead.
This vegan, rose wax-based formula restores lip hydration instantly thanks to a blend of squalane, hyaluronic acid, and ceramides, while wakame algae adds a plumping effect.
Ever since COVERGIRL went completely cruelty free in 2018, the brand has also put an added emphasis on clean ingredients. This lip balm is made with apricot kernel oil, shea butter, and mango seed butter, and comes in a handful of pretty tints.
Although it’s not vegan, Burt’s Bees’ iconic beeswax-based balm is made from 100 percent natural ingredients, including sunflower seed oil, coconut oil, and cocoa butter.
This multitasking balm is a favorite of makeup artists and celebs alike thanks to its conditioning, non-sticky texture. Use it to moisturize lips, cuticles, and elbows—or even to groom brows.
This minty balm is made with vegan ingredients like coconut oil and olive oil, as well as moisturizing CBD sustainably farmed in the United States.
The natural vanilla scent is completely addictive, but anyone who’s tried this balm knows the formula is worth its weight in gold. Lightly tinted and made with shea and murumuru butters, plus natural waxes, it may just replace your go-to gloss.
Why don’t more lip treatments have exfoliating properties? This mask works overnight by first gently sloughing away flakiness, then moisturizing lips underneath with shea butter, coconut oil, castor oil, and more nourishing ingredients.
Calling all oat milk lovers: Your new favorite lip balm is here. The oat extract helps soothe dry, cracked lips, while shea butter, jojoba oil, and argan oil seal in moisture. Plus, it’s got SPF 30 for added protection on sunny days.
This chunky balm is made with jojoba and prickly pear oils, and is USDA-certified organic. Plus, it has a pleasant but not overwhelming peppermint scent.
Not only does this balm (from model Winnie Harlow’s suncare brand, CAY SKIN) contain SPF 30, it is also packed with moisturizing vitamin E, protective sea moss, and soothing aloe stem cells. So, yeah, you need one for your beach bag.
Glossy balms provide double the benefits, in that they nourish dry lips and add a pretty sheen. This one from True Botanicals has a slew of hydrating ingredients, as well as a barely-there pink tint.
Like Weleda’s culty Skin Food Moisturizer, its lip butter has a slight citrusy scent and melts into your pout for instant soothing powers.
This triple-action treatment can be used day or night for gentle exfoliating, moisturizing, and plumping (and a pretty fruit punch tint).
This small-batch balm comes in 10 sheer shades and can be used all over—just ask Hailey Bieber, who uses hers as a blush stick.
As soon as this treatment hits your lips, it melts into a creamy lip oil that can be used day or night. Plus, the packaging is made from 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic.