An overly detailed review of my lip balms that nobody asked for : Makeup

I’m a sucker for tinted lip balms and simply need to share an trustworthy evaluate of them, in case anybody has been eyeing one thing I’ve. I had an image however apparently I can’t put up, so 1- greatest 8- worst

  • Recent sugar tinted lip balm SPF 15 (lip therapy? I don’t know, it’s the tube model). You both adore it or hate it. Personally that is essentially the most gentle, thick, cushiony, moisturizing lip balm I’ve ever used. There are some pigmented ones however I bought the sheer Rose and I solely apply twice a day as a result of it’s lengthy lasting on the lips. Solely downside is it runs out shortly as a result of it’s so gentle. It’s agency in colder climate, however don’t preserve it in your pocket/automobile in the summertime or it’ll soften. Clear shade works underneath a masks. Smells sugary and I adore it. $24 sucks, however it’s what works greatest for my lips.

  • Burts bees tinted lip balm. That is an apparent staple for most individuals. It’s a basic, I’ve by no means seen a nasty evaluate. The worth varies, i believe I bought it for $4-5. I can’t discover my pomegranate shade however all of the flavors odor and style wonderful. Skinny and never sticky. For the worth and straightforward software (no finger) it’s one of the best go-to. Though those within the tin are actually good too. Clear shade greatest for underneath a masks. Edit: when you’re searching for a typical “chapstick” however burt’s doesn’t be just right for you, strive Savannah Bee Firm. Principally burts bees however higher (creamier/extra hydration)

  • Vaseline lip remedy. That is completely different than common vaseline, it doesn’t simply sit on high of my lips. It’s tremendous easy and lengthy lasting, and moisturizing. Nice for winter. Delicate shade, mainly a really low-cost dupe for glossier’s BDC. I do know it’s a drugstore product ($2) however it severely does a greater job than lots of balms I’ve tried. It’s proper as much as par with burts bees, if something it’s extra moisturizing, however it SUCKS to make use of your finger to dig out the product, particularly throughout a pandemic. It will get messy. It’s nonetheless second on my record although as a result of it really works so effectively, and you’ll’t beat that worth. I’m curious about attempting the pan model.

  • Glossier balm dotcom. Principally a glorified vaseline (the lip remedy is extra moisturizing, imo). That is greatest for locking in moisture slightly than offering it. All of them style and odor wonderful (besides cherry, smells strongly of cough syrup). I discovered that Coconut and Rose are essentially the most moisturizing, the others are extra petroleum-y. The tinted ones are Cherry and Berry (perhaps Fig too). Berry is totally scrumptious, tastes like jam. For $12 you possibly can simply persist with vaseline lip remedy, however this software is barely simpler, and there’s twice as a lot product than the small vaseline tub. Selecting between these is as much as you. I heard an excellent dupe is Innisfree My Lip Balms.

  • Dior lip glow. It could completely take the #Four spot however due to the worth I needed to knock it down ($34). I completely love this although, I’ve the shade Rosewood and it’s “your lips however higher”. Not too pink like the unique shade. it’s based mostly in your pH so it varies on individuals. I discover the colour varies based mostly on how dry my lips are in the meanwhile. Its easy and never sticky. Balmy, luminous end. It’s not essentially the most moisturizing balm, however it does a good quantity of hydrating and the tint lasts the entire day, even when the balm wears off. It has a minty, vanilla floral odor, so good. I bought this not too long ago and I exploit it greater than #three and #4, honestly. I often don’t care about packaging however this one is simply divine (it higher be, for $34). However due to the worth I don’t assume I can repurchase. Good to put on underneath a masks, however there’s no clear shade so beware for getting your masks barely soiled

  • Buxom plump lip balm. $18. Doesn’t plump my lips and is simply barely moisturizing. It’s minty however not likely tingly. I exploit this extra for the colour, it’s additionally a pH lip balm and it provides me a pleasant pink that lasts a really very long time. Like, I can eat an oily hamburger and it’ll nonetheless be there. In the event you’re scared the unique gives you a sizzling pink shade, go along with the mauve or nude shade. I additionally love the form as a result of it’s massive and spherical and straightforward to use. Quite the opposite it’s chunky and takes up area in my bag, no massive deal although.

  • Uncommon Magnificence dewy lip balm $16. I bought the clear shade Honor as a result of the tinted ones are SERIOUSLY pigmented, and I can’t put on them underneath my masks. It has a medium stage of moisture. Not sticky. I don’t know if it’s simply the clear shade however the odor and style is totally disgusting. I can not bear it, I actually need to adore it however it’s the one balm that I odor and style all the time I’m sporting it. I keep away from it sadly. You possibly can virtually odor the pure elements however this bizarre chemical odor overpowers all of it. It additionally stops working the place I can twist it up however not again down, so I’ve to push the product again down. I really like the packaging although. Has a flat facet and it’s matte, magnet high, straightforward to wash (not that I care). I gained’t repurchase till they alter the formulation. Superb underneath a masks

  • Recent sugar hydrating lip balm (pan model). This could be #7 as a result of it smells and tastes good however the pan software is annoying. In addition to that, it’s $18 and isn’t very lengthy lasting or moisturizing. I really feel like I’ve to maintain reapplying it, however as a result of there’s little product within the pan I can’t assist however be stingy with it. It doesn’t make sense as a result of I believed it’s just about the identical because the tube model, however it is a thinner formulation and simply doesn’t actually do something for me.

  • EOS lip balm. Something eos, simply no. Straight up wax that dries up my lips when the preliminary software wears off and it makes me reapply much more, leaving me in an countless waxy-dry-flaky cycle of software. Many individuals are hooked on this and I don’t get the way it’s supposedly one of the best balm ever.

  • Edit: for these of you which can be determined to discover a balm that doesn’t depart your lips feeling much more dry and cracked than earlier than, get Aquaphor. Healed my lips a lot!


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