Editor's TipEditor's Tip

For a face sunscreen with a matte finish and a bit of coverage (rather than a greasy sheen and fake-banana smell) try CoTZ Face Natural Skin Tone SPF 40.

CoTZ

Birchbox Breakdown

We’ve learned a painful lesson about sunburn over the years: It can happen anywhere—in between toes, on the tops of ears, along the part in our hair. This balm provides sun protection for another often-forgotten spot: our lips. At SPF 45, it’s strong enough for a bright day at the beach—and with its oh-so-subtle tint, it gives us a healthier kind of color.

How it Works

This balm blocks both UVA and UVB rays for broad-spectrum sun protection. It’s formulated without chemical sunscreens, lanolin, gluten, oils, and potentially irritating ingredients, so it won’t sting lips as it glides on.

How to Use

Apply generously to lips 15 minutes before heading out into the sunshine. Reapply every two hours (or after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating). In a pinch, you can apply the oil-free formula to your nose and the tips of your ears too.

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4% (Sunscreen); Zinc Oxide 5.5%(Sunscreen) Inactive Ingredients: Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide, Aluminum Stearate, Ascorbic Acid, Ascorbyl Palmitate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-15/15 Butyl Ether Dimethicone, Citric Acid, Dipropylene Glycol Dicaprylate-Caprate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Flavor, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Hexyldecanol, Hexyldecyl Laurate, Iron Oxide, Lecithin, Ozokerite, PEG-8, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Stearic Acid, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil

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Wonderful protection and moisturization!
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I live in FL and am frequently out in the sun, on the water. This lip balm is a Godsend! It protects my lips 100% and doesn't get cakey like most other balms do when you reapply. It also doesn't dry your lips out. So glad I got this!!

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Perfect lip SPF
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I'm in love. I run in the summer and my lips are the first thing to burn. This is moisturizing, stays put, not greasy, and is a little matte. The flavor is a little on the neutral side. Nothing fruity or minty. The brown color of the balm doesn't change the color of your lips - it's very sheer.

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High SPF, not as hydrating as hoped
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I love the high SPF, however it was not long lasting nor did I find it to be as moisturizing. That being said, I just had to reapply more than I would've preferred. Overall, not a bad product & it does add a pretty sheen.

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Great SPF
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This has a really high SPF rating for a lip balm which is fantastic. But.....my lips didn't feel has moisturized after using.

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meh
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i was excited to buy this, months ago, but since then I've found that i never use it. it's got a pretty strong flesh-tone color to it that just isn't attractive unless you wear the thinnest of layers (and then it's probably not even very effective as sunscreen). i just wish it wasn't so tinted.

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Great tint & moisturizer for the lips!

My mom is a big fan of the Cotz face moisture tint so I surprised her with the balm. She loves the slight natural tint it gives her lips & the SPF 45 coverage. She never goes anywhere especially her morning runs without wearing the balm(face tint to).

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Love this product

i have nothing great things to say about this product and all their products- what a great find!!!!!!!! i love the hint of color and it makes my lips feel yummy!!!

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Surprisingly hydrating
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Usually with high spf lip balms if find them to be very drying & dry as they go on. This is not the case with CoTZ Lip Balm SPF45. Wow, SPF 45 and still get the hydrating smooth feeling balm. I really love. A definite reorder.

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Two great products in one
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I wear colorless/odorless lip balms almost exclusively. This product offers great sun protection. The subtle scent and tint are great as well. I only wish it moisturized my lips a bit more. I still really like and enjoy the product and will definitely continue to purchase it.

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Works just as well as the face product
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This lip balm keeps the sun at bay, and has a pleasant smell and texture. I did notice that I had to apply it often, but that did not bother me. I love the CoTZ line.

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