- Emollients: These add a serious dose of hydration to your skin, and are usually found in balms. But more and more, lipstick companies have been injecting them into the makeup (pun intended) of their products.
- Vitamins A, C, and E: All three work together or separately to retain moisture in the skin, making them powerhouses for your lipstick.
- Natural Oils: Keep an eye out for oils, too, especially peppermint and coconut oils. Peppermint soothes and cools while coconut oil protects and hydrates.