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Best lip balm/cream?

(31 Posts)
nappyaddict Thu 09-Dec-10 08:51:17

Vaseline is rubbish so looking for something new this winter. These ones seem readily available on the high street I am hoping at least one of them will be some good. If they are all rubbish though I will look for something different.

Blistex
Nivea
Carmex
Burt's Bees
Body Shop Vitamin E lip balm
Lush

nappyaddict Thu 09-Dec-10 08:52:45

Actually not Burt's Bees. Just remembered I've tried that and I've also tried Blisteze (think it's called Blistex Relief cream now)

RolandButter Thu 09-Dec-10 08:52:50

blistex tbh
but if oyu want snazzoid the ren one is nice AS IS the, oh god what is it called. poncey herbally shop, blue.
neals yard - them
theirs is ncie

MrsVidic Thu 09-Dec-10 08:56:14

use nipple cream- the best thing ever

KittyFoyle Thu 09-Dec-10 08:57:53

I like Mr Lipp - found it once and never again. So good luck and if you come across it let me know.

marriednotmulled Thu 09-Dec-10 09:21:46

I swear by the Body Shop vitamin E one. I seem to have lost mine since yesterday and am starting to panic confused

DD uses Carmex.

No cornflake lips in my house grin

orangekitkat Thu 09-Dec-10 09:24:50

Bit pricey but Eight Hour Cream is fab. Lasts forever too. The Cocoa butter one is quite good, they have that in big Boots stores.

smerchant Thu 09-Dec-10 11:04:55

Carmex

mamaloco Thu 09-Dec-10 11:06:34

Elisabeth harden "8 hours cream". It last for ever (so even if not cheap it is worth it).

FestiveOrganisoid Thu 09-Dec-10 11:10:02

Carmex

RiojaLover75 Thu 09-Dec-10 11:10:11

Elizabeth Arden Eight hour lip protectant! Fantastic stuff, the only stuff I use.

preciousmum Thu 09-Dec-10 21:35:23

Notrogeanna one is good one as well

lovelyopaque Thu 09-Dec-10 21:36:19

Carmex - the one in the tin.

beanlet Sat 11-Dec-10 16:36:34

Lansinoh. Bit greasy but awesome and long lasting.

JustDoMyLippyThenWeWillGo Sat 11-Dec-10 16:42:41

Dr Hauschka

HowsTheSerenity Sat 11-Dec-10 16:45:49

If you can get it, there is a pharmacy only one that contains lanolin in a lap balm form. It is fab.

nappyaddict Sat 11-Dec-10 18:16:40

Do you no what it is called?

LilRedWG Sat 11-Dec-10 18:20:10

I love Burt's Bees.

MooMooFarm Sat 11-Dec-10 18:25:55

I've tried loads and carmex is the only one which really works for me

MickyLee Sat 11-Dec-10 18:28:22

Another vote for 8 hr cream. I have the cream and the lipbalm, but think the cream is much better and lasts longer

Bellebelle Sat 11-Dec-10 18:37:16

Kitty - do you mean Dr Lipp? Space NK sell it on their website. I have a tube I bought a few years ago and agree it's fab, lasts ages.

sazm Sat 11-Dec-10 20:05:15

bodyshop lip butter is FABBY

sazm Sat 11-Dec-10 20:14:33

bodyshop lip butter is FABBY

bluebump Sat 11-Dec-10 20:17:04

Blisteze or whatever it is called is brilliant.

StarlightPrincess Sat 11-Dec-10 20:27:37

Palmers Cocoa Butter is fab!

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