We’re just going to say it: balms are the new beauty bars when it comes to easy gifting. If you’re on the quest for a last-minute present, pick up one of these moisturizing tubes for all your BFFs. Their lips will thank you!

1. Michael Kors After Sun Lip Balm, P1,540
Va-va-voom! Have you ever seen such a fancy chap-fighter? This luxurious moisturizing tube is bound to become a vacation staple (so gift it before your girls leave the country!). One swipe instantly relieves sun-dried lips and delivers a subtle hint of shimmer.

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2. Elizabeth Arden 8-Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick Sunscreen SPF15, P1,485
This SPF-infused stick is a spinoff of Elizabeth Arden’s cult-fave 8-Hour Cream. With a rich blend of Vitamin E, antioxidants, and ultra-moisturizing emollients, it provides superior sun protection and intense hydration—so it’s perfect for Pinays who spend hours commuting in the heat.

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3. Banila Co. Tinted Love Melting Balm, P455 This is the newest lip balm in our entire assortment, and we are super excited about it. Hailing all the way from South Korea, this formula actually reacts to body temperature and melts upon contact with human skin! What that means is its aromatic blend of natural Berry Complex, essential oils, and real sugar penetrates every nook and cranny of dry lips. #Science

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4. Pixi by Petra Shea Butter Lip Balm, P420
Pixi’s balm has the cutest, girliest packaging, so it’s ultra-giftable! On top of that, its lightweight formula swipes like butter, leaves a hint of color, and nourishes desert-dry lips with Vitamin E and shea butter.

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5. Pop Beauty BB Lip Balm, P395
This tint-and-treatment-in-one uses argan oil and Vitamin E to smoothen cracked puckers. The soft wash of color it imparts is ideal for no-makeup makeup lovers!

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6. Nuxe Paris Lip Moisturizing Stick Rêve de Miel, P350 We love the sleek eggshell packaging, the lipstick-shaped bullet laced with honey and sunflower, the French-girl effortlessness promised by this tube—everything, really!

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7. Shiseido Water in Lip (in SPF 18 UV Care, Sakura, and Cool Menthol, P285 each Like the name suggests, these cooling balms utilize fancy-shmancy spa water from Italy and moisturizing hyaluronic acid to repair even the most desiccated puckers. And at less than P300 each, with that very, very kawaii cover art? We say grab all three before it’s too late.

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