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Lip balms that actually moisturise

(30 Posts)
miche8 Fri 22-Mar-13 10:57:46

I'm looking for a lip product that actually works, everything I've tried sits on my lips and I have a feeling is making my lips drier. Have tried the usual Vaseline, Carmex, eos balms, liz Arden 8hr cream, lanolips, burt bees, Nivea milk and honey.

WowOoo Fri 22-Mar-13 11:00:19

I have one by Philosophy that stays on for ages. Yellow, with 'Kiss me' on it.

The only problem I have with it is that I keep it in the car and have to let it melt a bit by sitting on it as it solidifies when cold.

I put some on before I got to work and there's still a bit left on.

HorraceTheOtter Fri 22-Mar-13 12:14:27

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

KnockMeDown Fri 22-Mar-13 12:19:50

I use the Body Shop Vitamin E one, and have always found it very good.

SpinningHamsterWheel Fri 22-Mar-13 13:20:16

Lansinoh nipple cream is the best thing I have used so far. I keep a old lipbalm pot that I re-fill with Lansinoh from the tube, it is great stuff.

awaywego1 Fri 22-Mar-13 13:41:17

Figs and rouge peppermint lip balm is lovely, smells amazing and properly moisturises my lips.

kikid Fri 22-Mar-13 13:49:33

I 'd stick to Vaseline(bp) for a week to see how goes & nothing else, pure no added bits, & use last thing at night & after breakfast. Do you put anything else on your lips?
I only use vaseline, I have used lipsalve etc over the years & tend to agree they dry the lips more.

KristinaM Fri 22-Mar-13 13:50:33

Lansinoh is the best thing for sore red noses and lips on snotty toddlers

RCOR Fri 22-Mar-13 13:56:59

I second the Body Shop Vitamin e in pink twist up tube. Best ever.

I've heard that petroleum jelly is not good as lip balm as the minerals dry out the lips. So I tend to avoid anything with petroleum jelly such as vaseline. Don't know if this is true but found that lips improved when I sourced the Body Shop Vitamin e.

BagWoman Fri 22-Mar-13 14:38:27

Carmex works for me, not Vaseline as previous poster says.

HappyGirlNow Fri 22-Mar-13 14:40:09

I never use lip balm or anything like that. They just don't work on my extremely dry and cracked lips. I just put a bit of hand cream over them every now and again and that works much better.

babybarrister Fri 22-Mar-13 15:40:44

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Allthingspretty Fri 22-Mar-13 15:54:10

Marks and spencers pure lip balm. So good that i bought a second tub. Only a fiver [[ here and says its currently only four quid]]

hettie Fri 22-Mar-13 15:58:03

keihls.... have tried them all (including the ones you have- bar lanolips...) only one that works

AlwaysSleepingBeauty Sat 23-Mar-13 08:33:43

I love the Nuxe Honey Dream one in the glass pot, I also like that it's matte so it's great for lipstick.

ZacharyQuack Sat 23-Mar-13 11:09:10

Lucas' Paw Paw Ointment

Chandon Sat 23-Mar-13 11:25:02

I love Korres lip balm, in a little pot, and I am fussy about my lip balms!

There is a rose tinted one which is fab, but they do a colourless one as well

misslaughalot Sat 23-Mar-13 11:34:42

Another vote for Palmers cocoa butter lip balm here too (not the gel stuff but the solid cocoa butter in a stick). Works great as a moisturiser and smells yummy too!

auldspinster Sat 23-Mar-13 13:23:02

Dr Bronner's and Badger Balm are good and don't have petrolatum in them. That said, my favourite is an apple flavoured shrek chapstick that I got in Poundland.

EMUZ Sat 23-Mar-13 17:20:21

Blistex - the intensive cream one

BikeRunSki Sat 23-Mar-13 17:22:50

Burt's Bees

myalias Sat 23-Mar-13 17:24:13

Burts Bees

Chinateacup Sat 23-Mar-13 21:35:25

Eve Lom.

LadyEdith Sat 23-Mar-13 22:13:28

Chapstick - lots of great flavours.

RatPants Sat 23-Mar-13 22:15:27

I'd rate Body Shop above Carmex and most others tbh.

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