When good ol' Bonne Bell just doesn't seem sophisticated enough to whip out during your morning meeting, you can wow everyone with these designer tinted lip balms. These are perfect for the minimalist who is looking for an ultra-sheer wash of color without having to deal with any ooey-gooey-ness whatsoever.
Yves Saint Laurent Tinted Lip Balm ($23) is a new, slightly tinted, creamy lip balm that contains SPF 10 to protect lips from the sun. It is also enhanced with a fruity scent and flavor that makes your mouth perfect for summer lovin'! It's available in five shades: blackcurrant sorbet, love apple, rose cordial, sparkling praline, strawberry shake and toffee.
For two more tinted lip balms
Bobbi Brown Tinted Lip Balm ($17) moisturizes lips while adding a sheer wash of color. It moisturizes like a balm but has the advantage of a mess free application—plus, the newly designed metal case is also tres chic. It's available in eight shades: baby pink, citrus, champagne, pink popsicle, rose petal, pink raspberry, brown, and hazelnut.
Estee Lauder Tender Lip Balm ($14) is a sheer wash of conditioning color for the lips. It creates a little bit of shine, while also moisturizing lips by up to 28% and reducing flaking by 34% after four weeks of continued use. Also, it contains SPF 15 protect against damaging UV rays. This balm comes in six colors: tender berry, tender caramel, tender, peach, tender plum, tender nude and tender pink. Happy smackin'!