13 Buzzy Lip Balms That Will Replace Your Cherry Chapstick

Thatiana Diaz

Neon-bright eyeshadows in the summer. Moody black nail polishes in the winter. Floral fragrances for spring. We know, groundbreaking. But in 2020 — when we've all been stuck inside for so long that the seasons have all sort of blended together — fashion and beauty trends are following suit.

The recent rise in loungewear clothing has led to a rise in loungewear makeup, including comforting lip-care products that you'd typically see in the colder months. But these tinted glosses, cushiony balms, and glossy oils are far more appealing than the half-used tub of Carmex buried in the pocket of your winter coat. From Summer Fridays to KNC Beauty, some of your favorite skin-care brands have taken on the lip-care category with gorgeous results.

Whether you're looking to keep your mouth moisturized under your face mask or you want shiny, plump lips for your next FaceTime date, we've rounded up some of the best launches hitting the beauty aisle, ahead.

At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.

<h3>e.l.f. 5 mg CBD Lip Oil</h3> <br>It's never too late to jump on <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/08/239351/what-is-cbd-in-beauty-products" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:the CBD train" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">the CBD train</a> — and if you're currently onboard, you're probably already obsessed with this lip oil. The peppermint-and-vanilla scent smells like a gooey holiday treat, but won't get caught in your ponytail the next time you go for a run.<br><br><strong>e.l.f</strong> 5 mg CBD Lip Oil, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.elfcosmetics.com%2F5-mg-cbd-lip-oil%2F57357.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:e.l.f" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">e.l.f</a><br>

e.l.f. 5 mg CBD Lip Oil


It's never too late to jump on the CBD train — and if you're currently onboard, you're probably already obsessed with this lip oil. The peppermint-and-vanilla scent smells like a gooey holiday treat, but won't get caught in your ponytail the next time you go for a run.

e.l.f 5 mg CBD Lip Oil, $, available at e.l.f
<h3>Pixi Collagen Lip Gloss</h3> <br>If you want fuller lips without a socially distanced trip to the derm, this gloss-balm hybrid is packed with <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/collagen-supplements-benefits-skin" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:collagen" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">collagen</a> and peptides to make lips look softer and plumper — no needles required.<br><br><strong>Pixi</strong> Collagen Lip Gloss - 0.5oz, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fpixi-by-petra-collagen-lip-gloss-0-5oz%2F-%2FA-78136040" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a><br>

Pixi Collagen Lip Gloss


If you want fuller lips without a socially distanced trip to the derm, this gloss-balm hybrid is packed with collagen and peptides to make lips look softer and plumper — no needles required.

Pixi Collagen Lip Gloss - 0.5oz, $, available at Target
<h3>KNC Beauty Supa Balm</h3> <strong><br></strong>You can expect a few curious glances when you pull this adorable lip balm out of your bag. By the time people see how soft and shiny the collagen-infused formula makes your lips, <em>everyone</em> will be asking where you bought it. <br> <br> <strong>KNC Beauty</strong> Supa Balm OG Rose, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fkncbeauty.com%2Fproducts%2Fsupa-balm-og-rose" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:KNC Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">KNC Beauty</a>

KNC Beauty Supa Balm


You can expect a few curious glances when you pull this adorable lip balm out of your bag. By the time people see how soft and shiny the collagen-infused formula makes your lips, everyone will be asking where you bought it.

KNC Beauty Supa Balm OG Rose, $, available at KNC Beauty
<h3>Then I Met You Honey Dew Lip Mask</h3> <br>Inspired by founder Charlotte Cho's<a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/05/9747262/asian-cut-fruit" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:sweet childhood memory of her grandmother preparing slices of honeydew" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> sweet childhood memory of her grandmother preparing slices of honeydew</a> after dinner, Cho created a dreamy lip mask that features the melon as its main ingredient.<br><br><strong>Then I Met You</strong> Honey Dew Lip Mask, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffave.co%2F3ekHuwm" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Soko Glam" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Soko Glam</a><br>

Then I Met You Honey Dew Lip Mask


Inspired by founder Charlotte Cho's sweet childhood memory of her grandmother preparing slices of honeydew after dinner, Cho created a dreamy lip mask that features the melon as its main ingredient.

Then I Met You Honey Dew Lip Mask, $, available at Soko Glam
<h3>Julep Boost Your Radiance 24/7 Hydrating Lip Treatment</h3>Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by chapped lips.  If your hand is up, you need this shea butter-infused treatment in your arsenal. <br><br><br><strong>Julep</strong> Boost Your Radiance 24/7 Hydrating Lip Treatment, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.julep.com%2Fproducts%2Fboost-your-radiance-24-7-hydrating-lip-treatment" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Julep" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Julep</a><br>

Julep Boost Your Radiance 24/7 Hydrating Lip Treatment

Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by chapped lips. If your hand is up, you need this shea butter-infused treatment in your arsenal.


Julep Boost Your Radiance 24/7 Hydrating Lip Treatment, $, available at Julep
<h3>Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Petal-Soft Lip Balm</h3> <br>With a silky formula that contains soothing rose extract (and smells exactly like a fresh-cut bouquet), you'll feel like you're in a field of flowers even if you're social distancing at home. <br><br><strong>Fresh</strong> Rose Deep Hydration Petal-Soft Lip Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fresh.com%2Fus%2Frose-deep-hydration-petal-soft-lip-balm-H00005701.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Fresh" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Fresh</a><br>

Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Petal-Soft Lip Balm


With a silky formula that contains soothing rose extract (and smells exactly like a fresh-cut bouquet), you'll feel like you're in a field of flowers even if you're social distancing at home.

Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Petal-Soft Lip Balm, $, available at Fresh
<h3>Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm</h3> <br>The Instagram-favorite brand brought their skin-care flex to the lip category with a buttery balm that smells like the vacation you're not taking right now — and drenches lips in shea and murumuru seed butters. <br><br><strong>Summer Fridays</strong> Lip Butter Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sephora.com%2Fproduct%2Fsummer-fridays-lip-butter-balm-P455936" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sephora" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sephora</a><br>

Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm


The Instagram-favorite brand brought their skin-care flex to the lip category with a buttery balm that smells like the vacation you're not taking right now — and drenches lips in shea and murumuru seed butters.

Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm, $, available at Sephora
<h3>Pat McGrath Labs Lip Fetish Lip Balm</h3> <br>Leave it to makeup artist Pat McGrath to release the most luxurious lip balm on the market. You'll feel like a glamazon swiping on this replenishing formula — even if the most exciting social event on your calendar is bingeing episodes of <em>Unsolved Mysteries.</em><br><br><strong>PAT McGRATH LABS</strong> Lip Fetish Lip Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sephora.com%2Fproduct%2Flip-fetish-lip-balm-P433500%3FskuId%3D2111342" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sephora" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sephora</a><br>

Pat McGrath Labs Lip Fetish Lip Balm


Leave it to makeup artist Pat McGrath to release the most luxurious lip balm on the market. You'll feel like a glamazon swiping on this replenishing formula — even if the most exciting social event on your calendar is bingeing episodes of Unsolved Mysteries.

PAT McGRATH LABS Lip Fetish Lip Balm, $, available at Sephora
<h3>Huda Beauty Silk Balm Hydrating and Nourishing Lip Balm</h3> <br>Makeup artists love tapping lip balm over liquid lipstick for a pillowy finish, and this balm was created specifically with that technique in mind. If you prefer a more naked shine, it looks great alone, too. <br><br><strong>Huda Beauty</strong> Silk Balm Hydrating and Nourishing Lip Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sephora.com%2Fproduct%2Fhuda-beauty-silk-balm-hydra-plumping-lip-balm-P459256%3Ficid2%3Dproducts%2520grid%3Ap459256" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sephora" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sephora</a><br>

Huda Beauty Silk Balm Hydrating and Nourishing Lip Balm


Makeup artists love tapping lip balm over liquid lipstick for a pillowy finish, and this balm was created specifically with that technique in mind. If you prefer a more naked shine, it looks great alone, too.

Huda Beauty Silk Balm Hydrating and Nourishing Lip Balm, $, available at Sephora
<h3>Saie Really Great Gloss</h3> <br>It looks like a lipgloss and smells like a lipgloss, but this is actually an exfoliator that resurfaces lips with fruit acids while you wear it. <br><br><strong>Saie</strong> Really Great Gloss, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fsaiehello.com%2Fproducts%2Freally-great-gloss%3Fvariant%3D32102677643324" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saie" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Saie</a><br>

Saie Really Great Gloss


It looks like a lipgloss and smells like a lipgloss, but this is actually an exfoliator that resurfaces lips with fruit acids while you wear it.

Saie Really Great Gloss, $, available at Saie
<h3>Fenty Beauty Pro Kiss'r Luscious Lip Balm </h3> <br>The doe-foot applicator of this super-creamy lip balm covers every inch — including the world-famous cupid's bow of the star who designed it.<br><br><strong>Fenty Beauty</strong> Pro Kiss'r Luscious Lip Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffave.co%2F2W7pPCb" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Fenty Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Fenty Beauty</a><br>

Fenty Beauty Pro Kiss'r Luscious Lip Balm


The doe-foot applicator of this super-creamy lip balm covers every inch — including the world-famous cupid's bow of the star who designed it.

Fenty Beauty Pro Kiss'r Luscious Lip Balm, $, available at Fenty Beauty
<h3>Sephora Collection #LIPSTORIES Lip Balm</h3> <br>This eco-friendly pick (which comes in satin and shimmer finishes) is made with paper from sustainably-managed forests and has metal-free mechanisms for easy recycling. Considering how quickly we go through lip balm, this should be an industry requirement.<br><br><strong>Sephora Collection</strong> #LIPSTORIES Lip Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sephora.com%2Fproduct%2Fsephora-collection-35-lipstories-lip-balm-P460717%3FskuId%3D2237543%26icid2%3Dproducts%2520grid%3Ap460717" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sephora" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sephora</a><br>

Sephora Collection #LIPSTORIES Lip Balm


This eco-friendly pick (which comes in satin and shimmer finishes) is made with paper from sustainably-managed forests and has metal-free mechanisms for easy recycling. Considering how quickly we go through lip balm, this should be an industry requirement.

Sephora Collection #LIPSTORIES Lip Balm, $, available at Sephora
<h3>Lano Minty 101 Ointment Balm</h3> <br>Meet the mint remix to the award-winning Lano 101 Ointment Balm. This isn't a one-trick pony: rub it on dry lips, skin, cuticles, elbows, and anywhere else your constantly-washed skin is feeling parched.<br><br><strong>Lano</strong> Minty 101 Ointment Balm, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulta.com%2Fminty-101-ointment-balm%3FproductId%3Dpimprod2014789%26sku%3D2561289%26cmpid%3DPS_Non%21google%21Product_Listing_Ads%26cagpspn%3Dpla%26CATCI%3Daud-843600520923%3Apla-559520776536%26CAAGID%3D106753280571%26CAWELAID%3D330000200002133768%26CATARGETID%3D330000200002228467%26CADevice%3Dc%26gclid%3DCj0KCQjwgJv4BRCrARIsAB17JI4Y4d-trtfiDyUwl0BvtZjmxS4HxangLSTLZNb_BCHvCNU6L4DEoKMaArwoEALw_wcB" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a><br>

Lano Minty 101 Ointment Balm


Meet the mint remix to the award-winning Lano 101 Ointment Balm. This isn't a one-trick pony: rub it on dry lips, skin, cuticles, elbows, and anywhere else your constantly-washed skin is feeling parched.

Lano Minty 101 Ointment Balm, $, available at Ulta Beauty

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