$50 for a little pot of basic lip balm seems a ridiculous price to pay. Is this a joke or some kind of get rich quick scheme by Terry??? I'm not sure, either way, the ingredients which are supposed to make this such a luxe product (rose petals and rosehip oil) are in fact easy to attain and are not expensive at all so what's the big deal? I have a $3 tube of Oralife Peppermint lip treatment here which have made my lips look and feel out of this world, nothing compares and believe me, I have tried a LOT of lip balms, cheap and pricey.
If you think $50 usd is over the top spare a thought for us poor aussies who have to fork out $95 aud for this pot of balm! Insane. I won't even get into the price of the rest of her line. Save your money.
Wouldn't you know it? The best lip balm around has to be the most expensive. This doesn't look or feel hugely different from any other product out there - in fact it's like a tiny tub of slightly pink, slightly hard vaseline with a gentle rose scent. But I can feel it moisturising the second I apply it, and leaving it on overnight has a near-miraculous smoothing and plumping effect. If it makes you feel any better, at 10g it's twice the size of the average 4-5g lip balm stick, so to compare like for like, you can cut its £29 price tag in half. Although applying with fingers can be a little wasteful, fingers are easier to clean thoroughly than brushes, so at least its more hygienic. It may be pricy, but it's so effective at least I don't feel that I'm wasting my money on this.
Bought this from Barney's last week and still loving it. The rose scent is amazing and it has SPF 15. The only complain that I've is that they ran out of the tube version and I had to get the one that comes in a jar. It's a bit heavy to carry around and I've to use a lip brush every time (bad hygiene with fingers), which is not very convenient. It feels good on the lips and has a nice glossy effect that is not sticky. A nutritious lip gloss that hydrates and soothes.
Let me start off by saying that I've used a lot of uber-expensive beauty products to date; creme de la mer, gosmile teeth whitening kits, kerastase shampoos and conditioners, and now by terry rose balm. Now, some were worth the money, others weren't. By Terry rose balm is ridiculously expensive- it costs a heart-stopping $50 for .35 ounces. Before ordering the balm (as you most likely will, unless you live in LA,NYC, or Paris) I was using a $2 stick of Jamba Juice lip balm and my lips needed more. They were peeling, sore and a little bloody. I felt so bad for them that I decided to order the freaking Rolls Royce of lip balms. Was it a good decision? At first, I applied a heavy amount with a lip brush, and for the first couple of days it seemed to just sit on top of my lips- which pissed me off. But I've started using a small amount and applying it with my fingers- rubbing it in- and it absorbs much better and my lips are pretty soft and smooth right about now. As for the rose scent- I've used the $5 Rosebud lip tins and the smell made me want to toss my cookies, I just had a bad reaction to it. But By Terry has a soft, delicate aroma that suits me just fine. So again you ask, is it worth it? I suppose the high price tag and stellar reviews allow you to believe that this balm cures cancer and gives you Angelina lips- well, no. Don't expect miracles, it's better than any cheap lip balm I've used before, and I do feel a little special using my luxury item each day. If you can afford to splurge- this is a good item to splurge on.
i thought this was going to end my chapped lips prob. but it didnt last very long, its like a lip gloss, that addes a lil moursture.. i was dissapointed for all the money i spend on this... kinda a waste, i was really sad bc everybody els seemed to fall in love with it... :(
This is an amazing product! It makes my lips really soft, and also I use it on whatever is left over on my fingernails, and it makes them really shine. I also just purchased the tinted rose de balm in sinful rose! Oh my god it's amazing! It's a sheer coverage, but it looks beautiful on, really natural, plus I swear it makes my lips look bigger. This is an such a great product.
I love this lip baume. It is the best. Even better than Sisley which I thought was impossible. I love the rose scent. My lips are so soft and moist. Worth the $50 price tag in my opinion.
this is beautiful, so glam... makes my lips feels soft and smooth... not sticky, and the smell is wonderful. it works well mixed with my mac pigments. however, the glamorous gold on the lid started chipping after rolling around in the bottom of my purse after a while--highly disappointing. although i like the fact that i can spread the product on my nails after it's on my fingers, i'd still prefer lip products in tube/wand form. the price is also ridiculously high. but, i'm a sucker for the rose scent and the outcome, so i'd buy this again!
My HG lip balm! I use this as a gloss over lipstick and as an overnight lip and cuticle treatment. This balm w/ Essential Rose Wax looks pale, milky pink in its pretty frosted glass pot. However, it goes on as YLBB, no color. I have used this for a year: gone are the fine lines that started to form on my lips. The heady rose scent is divine, and even in the middle of winter I no longer experience chapped lips. Very expensive (15ml for $50 last year; it's 42 Euros on the website) but SO worth it!
This is my holy grail of lip products!!! It melts into your lips and banishes chapping, cracking, flaking and other sorts of dryness. I have sensitive lips and have used nuxe faithfully for 4 years after trying virtually every other brand out there. The make-up artist at the byTerry store in Paris warned me that this would become an addiction - and when I tried to order it - it was sold out! Luckily she saved one for me and I am truly in love. try it - it really is worth it!