19 Secret Lip Products That Seem Splurgy But Are Actually Under $20

Simply put, it’s our job to find the best beauty products out there for you. From the newest serum to the hottest lipstick color to the dry shampoo that will change your life, we will find it, test it, and let you know what we think. We’re not complaining. It’s a pretty fun gig, and we’ll volunteer to be beauty guinea pigs any day.But one of the cool things to come out of this is finding out what products you’re loving and buying. It helps us figure out what you want to learn more about and what you’re into so we can bring even more personalized recs to you.Because we share a lot of our favorites with you every single day, we recognize it might be hard to keep up. So we’ve decided to put together a handy weekly list of what we love and what you love—consider this a CliffsNotes, one-stop shop of what’s really trending and worth adding to your cart at this very moment.This week, we’re taking a look at all the best lip treatments and products that you can find at the drugstore. Do you have a product that we missed? We’d love to know. Send us a DM.Let this overnight treatment condition and heal your dried and chapped lips while you sleep. One reviewer wrote, “Results have been amazing. My lips would peel every single day no matter what I did to try to keep them from drying out. I saw immediate results with this night treatment the very next morning. My constantly peeling lips have not peeled at all in a week now.”You can’t go wrong with classic Aquaphor. Formulated with nourishing vitamins, shea butter, and chamomile, it relieves dry lips while also sealing in moisture.If you’re dealing with peeling lips, it helps to slough off any dead skin so your lip balm or treatment can penetrate the skin better. This is a gentle formula that won’t make your lips feel worse.I learned about Lucas’s Pawpaw ointment from a makeup artist who used it on my lips to condition them and also keep my lip color from fading.Burt’s Bees’ lip scrub is infused with exfoliating honey crystals to smooth the skin. It also contains exotic oils to leave the lips moisturized.Made with vaseline and shea butter, this lip product both conditions and traps moisture, preventing any other future dryness. One reviewer said, “If you get extremely dry lips that flake deeply, bleed, and don’t heal then this product will help. I’m very impressed. I’ve always had problems with keeping my lips moisturized and supple—especially in winter. Using only three times a day, the moisturizing effects are immediate, smooth, not sticky, and it took only days to heal.”O’Keeffe’s is known for its hard working hand cream, so you can trust its lip night treatment, too. It’s designed specifically to heal extremely cracked lips thanks to deep conditioning oils.The hyaluronic acid in Neutrogena’s formula hydrates the lips and absorbs moisture to keep them feeling soft and soothed for 24 hours straight. “Dry lips, cracking lips, or just want a glossy shine, this product is the absolute best! You won’t be sorry. I’ve been using it for six months and have others hooked,” one reviewer said.Avène’s lip cream locks in moisture so you’ll immediately feel cooling and soothing relief. One reviewer wrote, “This stuff works great! It’s the only lip balm that actually has gotten rid of the cracks and chapped areas on my lips.”These single-use lip masks are infused with meadowfoam seed and almond oil to nourish the lips in just five minutes. They’re great if you need a little pick-me-up as you’re getting ready for a night out or special event.The secret to getting your lip product to actually stick? A lip primer. And at just $2, this one is both affordable and dependable.If you’re a fan of the effortless stained-lip look, you’ve got to try this lip tint. The color is intense and it lasts all day long. Plus it doesn’t feel too heavy, either.This is my absolute favorite long-lasting lipstick. Let’s just say the last time I wore it was at a friend’s wedding and it lasted from cocktail hour to dinner to dancing. There are so many colors to choose from, and because it’s at such a great price point, you won’t feel bad about buying multiples.This liquid lipstick comes with a moisturizing and conditioning topcoat so your lips will stay soft and smooth. The longwear find lasts up to 16 hours with no smudging or feathering.If you’re looking for a classic lipstick, you can’t go wrong with this satin one from L’Oréal. In addition to leaving a long-lasting and creamy color, it’s also formulated with nourishing ingredients like omega 3, vitamin E, and argan oil.For fuller lips, Maybelline’s Lip Lifter gloss will plump, smooth, and hydrate since it’s infused with hyaluronic acid. It comes in 20 shades that range from neutrals to bright and bold hues.This super-popular lip gloss is a favorite for a reason: it’s non-sticky and has just the right amount of color and shine.Want to take your lip look to the next level? Define your lips with a liner. Nyx’s lip pencil glides on smoothly for a plush and creamy finish.This is a great everyday lip color to have. The formula moisturizes and softens the lips while also leaving some sheer, natural-looking color. It’s also infused with fruit extracts, mango, and shea butter. Next, If You’re Reading This, It’s Time to Throw Out Your Old Beauty Products

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