Don’t you just hate chapped lips? Awful. I used to have it so badly it left indentations in the top of my lipstick. And well, wearing any kind of lipstick is out of the question since you’ll look like, I actually don’t know how to describe the sight of a chapped lips and lipstick combination but, you get my drift. So, after another horrible winter of mutilated lips and no good lip balms I – FINALLY – came across a solution. All hail the lip saviors! I’m very happy to introduce to you, the Lush lip scrub – The Kiss edition from valentines day – and Blistex MedPlus lip balm. My lips have never looked better – instagram lipstick pictures popping up like nobody’s business – you can imagine my relief of finally owning a pair of nice looking lips.
The lip scrubs from Lush are all amazing but I went for The Kiss because it had the sweetness of the Bubblegum flavor, but also contained a little bit of salt to add to the taste – you can lick it off when done scrubbing, hmm sugar – and it has little edible hearts and sprinkles in it, just for fun. I applied the lip scrub every morning and finished with the Blistex Medplus lip balm, and in the time span of a week, my lips had completely healed. I now only use the lip scrub a few times a week, when I feel like they could benefit from an extra boost – the winter cold has yet to leave us – or just when I feel like it. At €9,95 it might seem expensive but this jar will last you a good long time. I’ve been using it for over a month now and I barely dented the surface.
Blistex might not have to prettiest packaging, but don’t let it fool you. Honestly, it’s the best lip balm I’ve ever had. The MedPlus variant takes care of very dry and damaged lips and also gives a cooling sensation. It leaves a tingly minty feeling after application, which at first caught me off guard, but after a while it grew on me and now I don’t want anything else! Another great thing is that the balm isn’t sticky at all, contains SPF 15 and leaves a nice shine. It also comes in a tin, but I’m not a fan of getting my perfectly fine fingers all gooey with balm only to realize I – once again – forgot to bring tissues.
These two products have definitely found a way into my daily beauty regimen, so if you have the same problems I do, be sure to test them out!