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,

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

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

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

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