It's moisturizing and smells like roses, it doesn't really do anything for your lips other than that. Okay for night use. Expensive when you consider that it's mostly vaseline.
After trying lip balm after lip balm and hand cream after hand cream...Burts Bees, Chapstick, Body Shop, Crabtree and Evelyn, etc. etc.....I have decided to try this much touted salve and was smitten. Okay, let's face it. It is a glorified version of Vaseline that comes in a cute metal tin and has a wonderfully subtle rose based scent. But the benefits certainly outweighs the cons, in my humble opinion:
- extremely moisturizing (which in Canadian weather is a necessity)
- subtlely fragranced
- versatile (can be used as a lip balm, hand moisturizer, to smooth fly away strands, etc.)
- Convenient travel sized tin.
- the hygiene factor - dipping your fingers into the salve. I have tried to counter this by washing my hands or using a sanitizing gel prior and after use.
- At $9.00 CDN, it may be a bit pricey but considering the multiple uses for the product versus buying three separate products (lip balm, hand cream and hair balm); it is worth the cost.
Will purchase again.
This is literally the biggest gimmick of all time. This is one of those products that have paid to be in magazines and "in celebrity's makeup bags" but is not really useful whatsoever. I've used this and the Strawberry salve for more than three years until I sadly and apprehensively finally realized that I can't convince myself any longer that this does anything for my lips. It doesn't.
Actually, it dries out the lips. And it gets your lips addicted so if you stop using you will have dry lips. Interesting texture and the pots are basically useless and unsanitary if you actually use a lot (which i find people never do).
This lip balm is great, I apply it every 3-4 hours and it leaves my lips silky and smooth. I have also used it on my cuticles as they tend to dry out since I wash my hands often. I enjoy this product so much that I have numerous tins and tubes throughout my house, in my car, purse and at work. I also put a tin in numerous gift bags at Christmas as a little something extra for my female coworkers. They all loved it too.
I really love this product and it has so many fantastic uses. From lips, cuticles, dry skin patches, to various other things like burns. I always have a tin in my handbag, just in case. While I use a different lip balm, this is definitely a fantastic use of this product. It's incredibly moisturizing and soothing, and even comes in a minted version which is specifically made for the lips. My current favorite use is on my cuticles at bedtime. I slather it all over my nails and cuticles, and follow with my favorite hand lotion. It's really done wonderful things for my cuticles and my nails. I've also used it when I burned myself cooking, and it's fantastic for that as well! A great all-around product.
Got this lip balm a while back and I love it! It feels light and not sticky on the lips and it's quite moisturizing. May be a little teeny bit oily but I'm fine with that. One of the few lip balms that work for my super dry lips.
I got the original formula, so the smell is a little like "powdery-rose", which not offending to me (I know some people find it very "grandma").
The only downside is that it's a little pricey.
I know that some people says it's overrated but I always have this lip balm in my purse. It is pretty oily but I like that feeling..especially on my lips (they need to be hydrated at all times) I really didn't like the smell at first...but it grew on me. Some people say vaseline is cheaper but this is waaaay thinner than that. Others said Nivea is cheaper. I can't stand Nivea lip products..the smell is just GROSS and over powering. anyway, I love this lip balm and it is a bit pricey but a little goes a long way and it lasts me a pretty long time. I also have the strawberry lip balm and this is my absolute favorite.
it works like vaseline
i rather just buy the cheaper version of petroleum jelly!!
This is a really great lip balm, especially to use overnight. I don't carry this around because you have to use your fingers with this and yeah.. I like them to be clean!:)
- It does really moisturize your lips really nice and it's really effective. Cute packagin also!
But a thing I don't like about this is the smell/taste. It's like a mix of grandma and plastic if you get it in your mouth, lol. I don't like that.
I use this to keep my cheeks "rosey" haha. And you don't know how much you need this product till its gone. Love