7 Multi-Purpose Balms That Do A Bit Of Everything
7 Multi-Purpose Balms That Do A Bit Of Everything

7 Multi-Purpose Balms That Do A Bit Of Everything

Whether you want to hydrate skin, soothe minor abrasions or even prep for make-up, there’s more to a multi-purpose balm than meets the eye. Here are seven we rate…
By Sapna Rao

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Centella A.C.E Vitaful Miracle Healing Multi Balm, £22.95 | Haruharu Wonder

Best For: On The Go

Ideal for popping in your handbag, this all-in-one balm is brimming with natural ingredients. Sea buckthorn fruit extract, centella, tiger grass and olive oil are just a few to note – working together to improve elasticity, calm and protect the skin’s barrier, reduce hyperpigmentation and brighten the complexion. The candelilla wax especially is effective at sealing in moisture for long-term benefits.

Available at Unblemish.co.uk

100% Natural Manuka Honey Cream, £12.75 | Buzzbalm

Best For: Sensitive Skin

Buzz is known for its manuka honey-infused lip, nail and body products – all of which are designed to hydrate dry skin. This all-purpose face and body product is formulated with a mixture of raw honeys from the UK, EU and New Zealand, as well as ingredients like olive oil, bee pollen, beeswax and royal jelly. A great one for treating skin conditions like eczema.

Available at BuzzBalmStore.com

Tallow & Manuka Honey Balm, £15 | Esca Skin

Best For: Treating Sunburn

Formulated like a moisturiser, this manuka-based hero deeply nourishes the skin and, while it can be worn as an all-over hydrator, it can also be applied onto problem areas as a targeted treatment. It’s a great one to bring on holiday to tend to sunburned or sensitive areas.

Available at EscaSkin.co.uk

Stick Balm, £13.01 | Mongdies

Best For: Brows

Available in a handy stick form, this product is simple but hardworking. Promising up to 100 hours of intensive moisture, it’s ideal for strengthening a weak skin barrier. The beauty of it is it can be applied anywhere thanks to its easy-to-use shape. A pro tip would be to use it to create a natural look on the brows. Apply a little of the product to a spoolie and brush the brows into place.

Available at YesStyle.com

Sheald Recovery Balm, £70 | iS Clinical

Best For: Healing

This brand comes highly recommended by dermatologists for a reason. Its balm has powerful antimicrobial properties to encourage skin recovery and repair – making it ideal for people who suffer with conditions like eczema, as well as cuts, grazes, scar tissue or dehydrated and aggravated skin.

Available at FaceTheFuture.co.uk

Multipurpose Shea Butter Balm, £3.80 (was £4.75) | Dr. PAWPAW

Best For: Dry Lips

Perhaps one of the most well-known brands on this list, Dr. Pawpaw has several balms in its range – however this one tops our list. Formulated with 100% natural ingredients, it contains shea butter, aloe and antioxidant-rich fruit extracts to repair, protect and soften the skin – no matter where it’s applied. If you suffer from dry lips, it’s a winner.

Available at LookFantastic.com

Tamanu Balm, £32 | Tropic

Best For: Scars

While this one offers several benefits – namely moisturising and hydrating the skin – it’s known to be particularly good for stretch marks and scarring. Known as ‘green gold’ by the people of French Polynesia, tamanu oil is a hero ingredient for cell regeneration, working quickly to tackle surface level wounds, cuts and inflammation, along with deeper tissue concerns like scarring.

Available at TropicSkincare.com

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