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The Best Lip Balm in Australia We're Loving Right Now

For a luscious, kissable pout, these are the best lip products to add to your beauty routine.


Beauty trends come and go but if there is one thing that never goes out of style it’s a healthy, hydrated pout.

But with hundreds of new products popping up daily, it can be hard to know where to invest your coin. Lucky for you we’ve scrubbed, swatched and plumped our way through the most hyped lip products out there so you don’t have to.

Whether you’re looking to heal those cracked, chapped and damaged lips with the best lip balm or you're searching for the perfect pop of colour for your next occasion, these are the lip products we’re currently obsessing over.  

The Best Lip Balms in Australia for Dry Lips


Lanolips The Original 101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm, $18.95

Voted the "world's best lip balm" and the winner of more than 50 major beauty awards, this cult classic ointment is a true winner. Using ultra-pure grade Aussie lanolin, the lip balm isn't greasy or sticky, while still being dense enough to penetrate and seal in moisture. Offering extreme hydration for dry and chapped lips, it can also be used on dry skin patches (hello, elbows) and is safe to use during pregnancy, for nursing mothers and babies.

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Burt's Bees

Burt's Bees Cucumber Mint Lip Balm, $6.99

This nourishing and luxurious lip balm is infused with cucumber fruit extracts and Beeswax to richly moisturise and soften lips. A final hint of peppermint oil provides a refreshing tingle while nourishing oils and butters leave lips juicy, happy and healthy. Consider this a handbag must-have.

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Grown Alchemist

Grown Alchemist Vanilla & Watermelon Lip Balm, $18

A best-seller, this deeply nourishing lip balm brings immediate and long-lasting hydration in a formula that glides on like a dream. Made from antioxidant and vitamin-enriched, bioactive botanic ingredients, the lightweight balm smooths roughness and conditions lips quickly... all with a delicious scent.

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BodyBlendz Lip Balm, $14.99

Silky smooth lips are here to stay with this lip balm that protects your pout from harsh weather and humidity. Eco-friendly and free from irritants, it's formulated with jojoba oil, sugar, vitamin E and shea butter for long-lasting nourishment.

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Aesop Cedar & Citrus Lip Salve, $23

This nourishing formulation offers exceptional moisturisation for dry or chapped lips, thanks to a blend of vegetable-derived emollients that smooth and soften simultaneously. With a fresh, woody and citrus scent, the smooth oil-gel leaves behind a gorgeous moderate shine, too.

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Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Lip Repair Balm, $33

Peek into the makeup of bag of any millennial and chances are you’ll find this cult favourite. Clinically proven to lock in hydration for more than eight hours, the award-winning formula works by strengthening your natural moisture barrier. Best applied at night, this all-in-one lip repairer is a godsend during the winter months leaving your lips silky smooth and crack-free with minimal reapplication throughout the day.

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Clinique Moisture Surge Lip Hydro-Plump Treatment, $45

Want intense, plumping hydration day and night? Look no further than Clinique's lip offering from their fan-favourite Moisture Surge range. This multi-tasking lip treatment smooths, relieves dryness and preps for soft, dewy lips. It can even be used as an overnight mask for a mega moisture hit.

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Go-To Lips!, $15

A beauty editor's favourite (ours included...), Lips! from cult beauty brand Go-To is your lips' knight in shining armour. Deeply restorative, soothing and moisturising, this lip balm has been meticulously formulated with ultra medical grade lanolin, nourishing apricot kernel, avocado, almond, evening primrose, vitamin E and jojoba oils (phew), and it also contains beeswax, soothing calendula and shea butter.

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The Best Lip Care Products in Australia


Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, $31

Considered the holy grail of lip products, Laneige's Lip Sleeping Mask keeps your pout moisturised and hydrated as you sleep so you can wake with soft, supple lips. Available in four flavours (although we're suckers for the OG Berry), each contains a Berry Mix Complex to soothe and soften, as well as vitamin C, antioxidants, coconut oil and shea butter.

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Lanolips Lip Scrub, $14.95

A lip care game-changer, kiss rough lips goodbye with the brand new Lanolips Lip Scrub range. Available in two delectable flavours - Coconutter and Strawberry - the 100% natural balm-based scrub is formulated with real fruit pieces and gently smooths away dry, flaky skin. Lips are left soft, supple, healthy and perfectly smooch-worthy. 

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BodyBlendz Lip Scrub, $14.99

Formulated to be extra gentle to suit the delicate skin on our lips, this exfoliating product uses powdered sugar crystals to buff away rough and flaky skin. With organic moisturisers like shea butter, vitamin E and jojoba oil, it's also super nourishing and hydrating.

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Ella Baché

Ella Baché Eye and Lip Cleanser, $49

The delicate skin on our lips needs a dedicated cleanser, and Ella Baché has this answer with this Eye and Lip Cleanser. Rich and creamy, it sweeps away any trace of makeup without pulling the skin, while adding lipids for soft and silky results.

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Barry M

Barry M Pink Grapefruit Lip Scrub, $12.95

This gentle, sugar-based scrub guarantees gorgeously smooth lips. Formulated with vitamin E, avocado oil and jojoba, the scrub hydrates and leaves lips feeling soft and smooth. Simply rub over clean lips in a circular motion to exfoliate, rinse off with a damp cloth and reveal luscious lips underneath.

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Philosophy Lip Serum Stick, $25

Kiss problem lips goodbye with this lip serum that's clinically proven to increase lip volume and decrease wrinkles. The multi-tasking formula plump and moisturises, all the while priming for lasting lipstick activation. Plump pout = activated.

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Sephora Collection

Sephora Collection Exfoliating Lip Scrub with Sugar, $15

This lip scrub removes dead skin and smooths flaky lips, all while keeping them moisturised for eight hours. Vegan and made with 95% natural origin ingredients, this is the perfect pre-party prep to help lip makeup stay on longer.

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Aspect Skincare

Aspect Skincare Lip Perfecting Mask, $49

A multi-tasking, cosmeceutical lip treatment is formulated with a powerhouse of ceramides and advanced actives to instantly plump the lips. It also helps target common lip concerns (we're looking at you loss of volume, vertical lines and dryness), and deeply nourishes, hydrates and enhanced lip definition with regular use.

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The Best SPF Lip Balm in Australia

Ultra Violette

Ultra Violette Sheen Screen SPF 50 Hydrating Lip Balm, $27

Sunburn of any kind is a big beauty no-no, but anyone who's experienced sunburnt lips will never go without protection ever again. Enter: the lip balm version of Ultra Violette's viral SPF products. The nourishing SPF50 formula works as the ultimate everyday lip lacquer, delivering hydration, protection and gorgeous, glossy colour all in one.

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Bondi Sands

Bondi Sands SPF 50+ Lip Balm, $6.95

This reef-friendly lip balm soothes, hydrates and protects. Infused with shea butter and vitamin E, it's SPF50+ and comes in a range of summery scents like tropical mango, juicy watermelon, wild strawberry and toasted coconut.

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Paula's Choice

Paula's Choice Lipscreen SPF 50, $18

Fragrance and flavour-free lip balm protects lips against harmful UV rays, all while moisturising and soothing rough, dry lips. Velvety-soft and long-lasting, reapply the hydrating and high SPF formula as often as needed throughout the day.

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We Are Feel Good Inc.

We Are Feel Good Inc. Sensitive Lip Balm SPF 50+, $19.95

There's no need to sacrifice your lips when adventuring with this protective lip balm that's high in SPF and fragrance-free. Vitamin E, cocoa oil, shea butter and omega 3, 6 and 9 provide extra nourishment, while broad spectrum SPF50+ gives you maximum coverage from the harsh rays of the sun.

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The Best Tinted Lip Balms in Australia


Clarins Lip Comfort Oil Limited-Edition Shades, $47

A beauty staple, one Clarins Lip Comfort Oil is sold every 11 seconds around the world...and there are now three limited-edition shades to help soothe your lips, add instant shine and boost your mood. The three shades - Passionate Pink, Daring Orange and Joyful Yellow - were created with colour therapy in mind, to bring positive energy and a pop of colour with a mirror-shine finish.

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Ole Henriksen

Ole Henriksen Pout Preserve Peptide Lip Treatment, $29

Promising to "go beyond hydration", this lip treatment visibly counteracts volume loss, restoring bounce and smoothing fine lip lines thanks to highly targeted, lip-specific peptides. Also formulated with kokum butter, mango seed butter and cloudberry oil, they are available in four delicious flavours and shades.

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Clarins Lip Comfort Oil, $47

We're huge fans of lip oils, they’re not only a great addition to any beauty routine but they are amazing during dryer months for a little extra nourishment. Adored for its glassy, mirror-like finish, Clarins' Lip Comfort Oil instantly leaves lips feeling silky and oh-so hydrated thanks to a cocktail of organic plant oils such as sweetbriar rose, jojoba and hazelnut. There are ten different shades in total, ranging from golden honey to rich plum.

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Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment, $39

Beloved by both Margot Robbie and Meghan Markle, this lip treatment moisturises lips while leaving a soft, gorgeous tint. Offering 24-hour hydration, the buildable colour adjusts to different skin tones and leaves lips feeling and looking healthy.

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Fenty Beauty

Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Heat Lip Luminizer + Plumper, $40

This shimmer-free lip luminizer and plumper is liquid gold for those looking for a fuller pout. It combines moisturising shea butter to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles with stimulating plant extracts including ginger root oil and capsicum fruit extract to visibly volumise lips. 

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Inspired to add one of our favourite lip products to your daily routine and looking for more inspo? Check out the latest beauty product releases we're lusting over or keep the moisture train going with these hair masks guaranteed to give you luscious locks.

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