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on 12/6/2007 9:11:00 PM
More reviews by PerfectManicure
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Other
The creamy/petroleum jelly consistency is deceiving. When I first rubbed this onto my lips I thought it was great and then within a few minutes my lips were dry. So I reapplied. I kept this up for a couple of weeks until I finally realised that my lips were getting drier because of this lip balm. I stopped using it and immediately -- yes, immediately -- my lips were better. Instead I used blistex, rosebud salve, anything. And it turns out that anything is better than The Body Shop's Born Lippy. This doesn't even work as an everyday lip gloss, because although glosses aren't meant to moisturize, they don't dry your lips with use either. This is just a bad product. Won't repurchase and don't recommend.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 11/19/2007 11:33:00 PM
More reviews by Natashia
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Will never buy this product ever again. I bought it due to its really nice scnet. However it leaves my lips parched and drier than before. Bad product!
on 11/19/2007 9:33:00 AM
More reviews by blueblood91
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
i was addicted to the raspberry and the strawberry versions of this product when i was in high school. i loved the scents (they smelled heavenly) and i would constantly lick my lips and eat the product and the reapply. but the actual product isn't very moisturizing (or maybe it's the constant licking) and overall as a lip balm, this is just plain ol' average. i switched to rosebud salve, it costs about the same as the born lippy lip balm, and it moisturizes better.
on 11/19/2007 6:18:00 AM
More reviews by absolution12
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
i dont like this lipbalm much. actually got it free (because i signed up for the yearly membership) but i feel that the lipbalm isnt very moisturising, the mint feeling is nice and refreshing but it isnt very effective at what its supposed to do. i find that the consistency is a little too thick and sticky for my liking, and that the white shimmer makes me look a bit sickly. in addition, if i use it under lipstick, for some reason, it does not absorb fully (perhaps because it is so thick) and it leaves my lipstick application rather uneven. not something i would recommend to others to spend money on
on 11/7/2007 9:22:00 PM
More reviews by yuki_chou
i don't like those lip balms. i bought 2 (watermelon and cool mint) when they were on sale, and i don't like themthe smell is the only thing i like about this, very good, it makes you just want to eat itbut moisturizing? not so great. when applying, you lips feel a little better, but soon, lips turn dryand the texture is very soft, which often makes me take more than the needed amountthe watermelon one left a nice colour over my lips but too shiny, it'd be hard applying other lip colourthe cool mint one has come sparkling thing, and a cool feeling, but it makes my lips look like deadi won't repurchase
on 10/16/2007 1:10:00 PM
More reviews by mizzroyalbrat
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
ive got my first strawberry lip balm from TBS last year and ever since that ive been addicted to it! the balm is moisturizing and it gives the natural shine that doesn't look overly done. overall its a great product but the only thing that dissapoints me is that it doesnt last very long.
on 10/16/2007 7:37:00 AM
More reviews by krystalchan
Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure
I became allergic to this. Hives appeared on my face (places where i scratched my face after using the lip balm with the same finger).I wanted to love this product - smells soooo great and is very moisturising.Packaging is poor also - dipping your finger in is unhygienic
on 10/14/2007 3:29:00 AM
More reviews by Sage6o4
Skin: Oily, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
Okay, let me start by saying TBS just makes money off these because of the smell, the product isn't actually anything special. (Like ALL the other TBS products) these don't do a thing for lips, they don't moisturize and the have terrible staying power. These are pretty much Vaseline with lots of perfume. Except.. not because Vaseline actually works better than these. Save your money.
on 9/19/2007 1:18:00 AM
More reviews by pinkpeonie
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
LOVE the strawberry version of this.....luscious scent, delicious taste, and a beautiful sheer YLBB berry tint - perfect for those like me who want a little colour but like things to look natural. A HG that I have repurchased and will continue to do so.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 9/8/2007 12:38:00 AM
More reviews by Galaxygirl13
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I absolutely love this lip balm. I have the watermelon scented one, and it smells so good and sweet that i just want to eat it. I like it cause its moisturizing and very glossy. I usually put this over whatever lip color i use and it gives it a nice glossy finish. the only thing is that its a bit sticky, but what gloss isn't at least a bit sticky?
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