Lip balms add color without overdoing it

01/04/2014 12:58 PM

01/04/2014 12:58 PM

Want to brighten your face without overdoing the makeup? Take the less-is-more approach and pucker up to these natural-looking balms that moisturize and tint with a dose of sheer color. Their barely-there effect will instantly give you something to smile about.

Our picks:

1. Best Bargain: E.L.F. Studio Lip Balm SPF 15 in Plum ($3, eyeslipsface.com)

2. Glossiest: Almay Color + Care Liquid Lip Balm in Apple a Day ($5.99, almay.com)

3. Most Hydrating: L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Balm in Plush Plum ($7.95, drugstore.com)

4. Sheerest: Maybelline New York Color Sensational Color Whisper in Mocha Muse ($7.49, maybelline.com)

Entertainment Videos

Join the discussion

is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service