Chapped lips, the worst thing to happen to your mouth since hooking up with braces, tend to reach next-level special-hell status this time of year. Between flaking, cracking, and a very high ick—and ouch—factor, they’re the bane of living through winter (and that’s counting the flu and trudging through slush). Luckily for all of us, there’s a solution for even the most severe situations: our favorite lip balms. Whether you’re looking for a boost of hydration or a pop of color, we’ve got you covered from November through March and then some. Scroll through our top picks—your lips will thank you.