Perhaps we’re getting old, but lip balms have become a mainstay component of our everyday carries. Regardless, we can’t help but feel a little self conscious when we’re using anything that comes from a lipstick-shaped tube, and so Hudsalve is the perfect stand-in. Good enough for Swedish military use, Hudsalve is dependable skin protection in a rugged-looking drab green tube that works just as well on lips as it does on the rest of your face, or on hands, elbows, feet, and whatever else needs shielding from dry, frigid winds. Hell, some even use it to condition boots, oil bike chains, or to grease pans, the latter which sounds all the more reasonable after mulling over its peanut oil and beeswax-rich ingredient list.
Find it at Cool Material’s Shop – $8