A hybrid of lipstick and balm, the lip tint is the unsung hero of beauty rituals.

Taking a backseat to its former counterparts, you'll often find the tint hiding in the dark depths of handbags... 
But, we're here to remind you that this underdog has a strong game. Much like lip balm, the tint is never shy of hydration, and while loaded with colour, it rivals the classic lipstick – adding a burst of vibrancy to pouts. Ergo, make way for the trio leading the way...

Kora Organics Noni Lip Tint
Founder of Kora Organics Miranda Kerr has curated a delicious organic blend of pigments, derived from natural ingredients. Including cocoa seed butter, licorice root, and its secret ingredient, ‘Noni’ extract, each element complements the next to add to the system of rejuvenating and replenishing the lips. Being rich in nutrients, this lip balm will subtly tint your palette with its beetroot juice, adding a flush of deep red. The balm also doubles up as a two-in-one lip and face tint, doing twice the duty in your makeup routine as a hydration kiss and blush.

Tata Harper Volumising Lip and Cheek Tint
Another double whammy, which acts as a lip and cheek tint as well as being 100% natural and non-toxic, Tata Harper’s Volumising Lip and Cheek Tint is, as they proclaim, “without a single synthetic ingredient”; dreamy and organic! The enriching formula of Spanish lavender and lipoamino acid technology promotes the lips and skin's youth through minimising the signs of aging and smoothing texture. ‘Sweet’, ‘Charming’ and ‘Vivacious’ are all amongst descriptors of the delicious formula – and aptly, make for the universally-flattering shade names. Varying between matte and shimmer finishes, you're looking at a top-tier tint.

Kjaer Weis Lip Tint
Coming in a spectrum of shades – purples, browns and reds – Kjaer Weis’ Lip Tint adds a sheer wash of colour to parched pouts gasping for nourishment. A tint by description; companion at heart, you'll be inseparable to the natural balm encased in its luxurious silver refill compact system. Akin to the aftermath of a delicious raspberry ice lolly or a glass (or two) of pinot noir,
Beloved’ may appear intimidating at first glance, but its organic emollients like beeswax, jojoba seed and rosa rubiginosa soften the colour to a velvety hue –although it can be built up. 

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