The 10 Best Lip Balm Upgrades for Men

If you're a man in 2018, you know how to take care of your lips through the harshest of winter months. Maybe you have your Burt's Bees, or your Kiehl's, or even your Vaseline. Those are stellar, don't get me wrong. But if you really want to protect your kisser, take a look through these 10 best ways to winterize your lips. Trust us: your skin—and your partner—will thank you.

Dermalogica Nightly Lip Treatment

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Not just for the kisser, but the area that makes it kiss. Apply this to the lines above and below your lips, as well as your laugh lines and let the magic happen overnight. ($49; dermalogica.com)

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La Mer Lip Balm

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Formulated to repair severely burned skin, the famed Miracle Broth—found in all La Mer products—is packed with nutrient-rich fermented sea kelp to heal and regenerate skin to its healthiest state. Apply this to severely dry, chapped lips and instantly feel the results. ($60; cremedelamer.com)

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L'Occitane Shea Organic Shea Butter

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The skin care and healing properties of Shea butter go back thousands of years to its use in Africa to protect hair and skin from the hot, dry sun and winds. Still a favorite today all over the world, it not only helps heal dry lips, it can (and should) also be used for hands, elbows, feet, and hair. Even better, this is 100% organic and fair trade approved. ($12; loccitane.com)

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Verso Lip Serum With Retinol 8

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This dense, hydrating lip serum has a secret ingredient: Retinol, an anti-aging powerhouse. Recommended usage? Put on at night before bed and use an SPF (always) during the day. ($65; sephora.com)

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Context Lip Repair SPF 30

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What makes this stick so special? Well, any sort of lip treatment with an SPF higher than 15 is hard to come by. This one not only has a higher SPF, but it also has rich oils, vitamins, and aloe vera while shunning any harmful paragons, sulfates and phthalates. That's just a whole bunch of good right there—including the price. ($10; contextskin.com)

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AMOREPacific Moisture Bound Lip Treatment

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Thick and rich, this treatment is full of antioxidants. Great for a blustery winter's day, but make note, it has a bit of a shine at first. Good news: It quickly absorbs. ($35; amorepacific.com)

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Jo Malone Vitamin E Lip Conditioner

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Vitamin E is a no-brainer in skin care. Having antioxidant properties it's great at not only moisturizing skin, but providing protection. Additionally known for its restorative powers, this conditioner will bring your lips back to life in no time. ($30; jomalone.com)

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MAKE Marine Salve

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Containing an edible marine algae that shields your kisser from environmental aggressors, this is a favorite among the cool kids these days, and can be used anywhere your body needs a little extra moisture love. ($12; makebeauty.com)

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SkinMedica HA5 Smooth and Plum Lip System

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Listen, guys can have thin lips, too (ain't no shame, fellas!), and there's an easy fix out there. This two-stepper is clinically proven to plump the appearance of lips while providing superior hydrating from the unique Hyaluronic Acid blend. ($68; skinmedica.com)

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Sisley-Paris L'Intégral Anti-Age Eye & Lip Contour Cream

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This product is for the fully committed, no holds-bard, die-hard skincare fanatics who want the best of the best. Not only is this a rich, luxe, potent cream, but it also comes with the special Ridoki massage tool that cools and prepares lip and eye areas prior to application. Take a little time and treat yourself. You only have one set of lips in a lifetime. ($120; sisley-paris.com)

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