They hydrate and give natural colour that never smudges. What’s not to like? 

The 8 Best Tinted Lip Balms To Add To Your Beauty Stash Now 11. Dior Rouge Dior Baume in #788 Fleur Bleue, $47 One layer for a light sheen; up to three layers for stronger colour.  2. Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Sweet Violet, $15, Sephora A hydrating conditioner, it gives a pop of colour and even tastes slightly sweet.  3. Burberry Lip Glow Balm in No. 2 Pink Peony, $43  Has a blend of lavender, rose hip and tea extracts, and delivers a glossy colour wash.  4. Strivectin Clinical Corrector Anti-aging Lip Tint SPF20 in Plum, $30, Escentials This cream balm hides fine lines and even has UV protection.

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5. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick Sheer Tint SPF15 in Berry, $37 This ultra-nourishing balm softens and soothes even chapped, cracked and sunburnt lips. Lasting power: continuously for up to eight hours.  6. Fresh Sugar Nude Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF15, $33 A mixture of oils (avocado, blackcurrant seed and passion flower seed) and vitamins (A, C and E) keeps puckers moisturised for about six hours.  7. Clinique Chubby Stick Baby Tint Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Poppin’ Poppy, $26 This crayon-like lip care brings out lips’ natural tone, and is super easy to use – just draw and go.  8. By Terry Baume de Rose Nutri-couleur in N3 Cherry Bomb, $85, Escentials Extremely hydrating, this has rose wax, shea butter, ceramide and vitamin E. It leaves a satiny finish with minimal shine.

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An adapted version first appeared in Female‘s May issue, out on newsstands now. 

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