I had very high hopes for this balm. It seems that my lips are always dry and that makes them look shriveled up and colorless. I saw the ingredients on the package and the rave reviews and bought it. The problem, for me, is that this balm might have an unintentional exfoliant or irritant in it. I have it in the black tea version and I apply it at night (in the day it doesn't seem to be very effective, or effective at all.) Now, whenever I wake up after having lip balm on all night the skin on my lips rolls away when I use my finger or a tissue to rub it off. This did the same thing but my lips were a little gritty and dry. The right-side edge of my top lip tingled for hours after I woke up. It felt like it had scabbed a little bcus I couldn't move the skin freely without a tight feeling. I don't know if it's the line or just the specific type I bought but there is an irritant or exfoliant that bothers my skin. I would default to carmex on a lazy day but the absolute BEST way to moisturize your lips doesn't include a balm at all:
After brushing your teeth (or washing your face, just make sure your lips are a little damp) apply an ample amount of 100% coconut oil to your lips. Follow up with a generous topping of lipgloss or petroleum jelly. This is the only use I have for petroleum jelly (other than a makeshift highlighter on the tops of my cheekbones.) It creates a barrier and the oil has no place to go besides your lips. It also keeps the oil or the water still in your skin from having it washed and the oil from evaporating. It's seriously the best way to take care of your lips. It's a hassle sometimes but if you keep a little tub of each next to your bed you'll be good to go.
I bought all the flavours in this lip balm from Sephora. It is moisturizing for sure, unlike most stick lip balm which just lubricate the surface. What I most like about it is it is matte, it is not shiny, it is not glossy. I truly detest lip gloss, even if I am a woman, I will never wear gloss, and equally awful lip-lacquer or lip vinyl, looks like a drooling monster.
i am a bona fide lip balm addict and have been going through a serious "dry" spell in terms of a good product. i've tried everything in the drug store (chapstick, eos, carmex, etc.), while my last attempt was dr. bronner's organic. i was still having bad flaking/peeling, especially if i tried to wear lipstick at all, so i started scouring MUA and - voila! - found this gem. seriously, after 1 day, my lips are back to normal. the price is not ideal ($8 per tube), but i have found i don't use as much as i did with a regular balm. i am trying the vanilla/lavendar, but there are mint and a grapefruit flavors too.
The first day I bought this from Sephora I was super excited to try it out. And i did like it at first. It seemed to sink right into ur lips and last very long. After using it for a week, however, my lips dont feel nourished anymore. This just feels like a coat of wax on top with a minty smell. Dont fall for the hype guys. Its too expensive for a tiny tube of gunk resembling inferior-quality petroleum jelly. Buy a tub of vaseline instead and u wont notice the difference. Infact itll probably moisturize ur lips better. The packaging isnt great. The slanted tip isnt my favourite type of applicator. I read a few reviews that claim this product uses some controversial ingredients. So i'd want to look into that too. Definitely not buying this again.
I initially got this lip balm for free when I bought other products from Macy's. I wasn't so sure about it until I used it. It's amazing! This lip balm is so hydrating and it really feels like it's protecting my lips. Also, I'm loving the variety they have. I don't love the taste, but I do love the smells! Would recommend this product to anyone who suffers from chapped/dry lips!
Loving it! I'm a lip balm hoarder and have everything from rose bud lip salve, Chapstick, Burt's bees, carmex in a stick/squeeze tube, eos, blistex, etc...and this is definitely my favorite. My lips can become very dry and flaky at times and this works the best for me. I love how waxy this stuff is and how it smooths out my lips after wearing it long enough.
Simply amazing! From the girl who has almost EVERY lip balm known to human kind, Jack Black is the only one that's ever actually worked. I've had cracked, flaky lips for the past 6 months and this transformed my lips in less than 3 days. I am so excited to be wearing baby pink lipstick again, without my lips looking nasty! I purchased the grapefruit and ginger, but plan to purchase the multi-pack from Sephora this weekend. I also plan to throw all of the other lip balms I have...in the trash. Not even kidding.
Wow. Most lip balms I've tried don't really moisturize all that much and only act as a placebo once they're on the lips. This actually makes a difference in my lips softness when the product is all rubbed away. That's... kind of rare for me. It was a super pricey little tube, but it's almost gone, and I am happy that I am pleased enough with a product to want to repurchase.
This is a great, moisturizing balm...I feel like I finally foun something for my lips that actually heals them instead of drying them out - I use it every day and it never dries out my lips..excellent for use after exfoliation..I plan to purchase several more
I love this lip balm. Yes, compared to most lip balms, it is quite expensive but worth the money. I only need to use this lip balm once and my lips are good for the day. I have this in mint and grapefruit and they are both very pleasant scents. I highly recommend.