Tinted lip balms to turn to for a subtle hint of colour
By Delaney Loane
Digital Beauty Editor / September 06 2021
If 'effortless' is the makeup aesthetic objective, subtlety is key—and while the delicate balance between undone and done is a difficult one to strike, the results are rewarding... if you get it right.
The lip product that hits the 'understated chic' brief every time? A tinted balm. Formulated with the ideal fusion of colour and shine, balms deliver just enough pigment to add polish to a natural look, without loading lips with an artificial-looking amount of gloss.
Intrigued? We bet. Here are our favourite formulas…
FENTY BEAUTY Pro Kiss'R Luscious Lip Balm
Hey, if it’s good enough for hydrating the likes of Rihanna’s lips, then it’s good enough for us. This nourishing formula utilises shea and mango seed butters to moisturise and a light peach-vanilla scent that’s good enough to eat .
$28 at Sephora