Saturday, September 16, 2006

A Bevy of Balms

To give your lips a little bit of moisture and a little shine, these little tins and tubes are perfect. They don't cost the world and easily slip into the tiniest of purses. No longer do you have to own the non descript tube of lube, these balms come in the trendiest of packaging. Here are is a selection of my favourite balms.

Delux Beauty Lip Balm
Super-packed with shea butter, jojoba oil, aloe vera, and mango butter, this extremely soothing balm with natural humectants seals in moisture and softens the lips.
Price: $14.00 USD from Sephora

L'Occitane Tinted Lip Balm
This balm protects with Shea butter and Vitamin E combined, while a light color highlights your lips and a sweet taste deliciously tempts you. The ultimate in practicality, it can even be used as a light cream blush to create a natural, sun-kissed and fresh look.
Price: $8.00 USD from Sephora

Perfumeria Gal Lip Balm
As seen on Good Morning America! Imported from Spain, these luscious lip balms nestled in art nouveau tins impart a silky shine to your lips and smell incredible.
Price: $6.99 CDN from Bombshell Bargains

Pout Superbalm
Pout's ultimate multi-purpose treatment balm for lips and chapped skin is packed full of time-release vitamins A, C, and E to protect, and mango seed oil to maintain moisture levels in the skin and soothe sore, dry skin. The honey aroma is irresistible and the subtle golden shimmer looks as gorgeous as your lips and skin will feel.
Price: $15.00 USD from Nordstroms

Principessa Bacio Me Lip Balm
This nourishing lip balm is like a who's who of lip ingredients. Every imaginable lip-treat like Shea Butter, and Vitamin E is packed into this pout-perfecting indulgence leaving your lips indescribably silky and kissably soft. Comes in an adorable keepsake tin — perfect for keeping jewelry, coins, vitamins, etc.
Price: $6.99 CDN from Principessa Beauty

Smith's Rosebud Salve
This cult-favorite, multi-purpose lip balm soothes dry lips, calms and heals irritation, and soothes the sting of minor burns. Try dabbing on dry elbows or knees to condition, and relieve dryness. Also an excellent remedy for the treatment of diaper rash. The light rose scent and vintage packaging makes it hard to resist!
Price: $6.99 CDN from Bombshell Bargains

TheBalm Plump Your Pucker Pot
Put one in the pocket of all your jackets to keep your lips soft and luscious!
Formulated with a special combination of folic acid, menthol and vitamin C, these sexy glosses increase blood flow to the lips and reduce the look of fine lines. But the lip building benefits have only just additional ingredient, Maxi-lip, works cumulatively to create lasting fullness. Be prepared for a poutier pucker after 30 days!
Price: $12.00 USD from

Urban Decay Lube-In-A-Tube
This rich, creamy shea butter and mango-enriched lip balm leaves your lips smooth and kissed with a hint of sexy, vanilla-mint infused color.
Price: $11.00 USD from Sephora



Blogger randomthoughts said...

I also like gosmile lip balm. Its nice smelling and leaves a shine

1:45 a.m.  
Anonymous Elsa said...

Smith's rosebud salve can also be used to smooth flyaways in a pinch...or so I've heard (I have not tried this myself).

9:36 p.m.  

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