Luxury Lip Balms Worth Splurging On
Almost every woman carries a lip balm with her these days. Tucked in her pocket or nestled in her bag, that little tube or tub is relied on to keep her lips smooth and moisturised throughout the day. But not all lip balms are designed to see lips through an entire year of changing seasons.
While most lips balms do a stellar job in the milder seasons of spring and autumn, they often struggle to keep up their protective barrier in the face of intense summers and winters. During these latter months, lips need more than just cocoa butter and oils to keep from being chapped and cracked.
woman with drive has scouted around for lip balms that promise to keep lips safe through sizzling summers and freezing winters. These six are known as luxury for the lips.
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Baume de Rose SPF 15, BY TERRY
How do you take an ordinary lip balm to the very heights of luxury? BY TERRY’s solution is to add 24-carat gold into its ingredients. The gold joins forces with 26 anti-aging components to rejuvenate and regenerate the lips as well as give it a beautiful shimmer minus any stickiness. The SPF factor is an added bonus. This rose scented lip balm reputedly enjoys cult status in Hollywood as an ultra-glamorous emergency treatment.
La Mer The Lip Balm, La Mer
Crème de la Mer set the bar sky high for luxury skin care and La Mer The Lip Balm keeps it right up there. Containing the same patented ingredients as the crème, with the addition of a refreshing mint flavour, this is an all round winner. Warm the balm with your fingertips and lightly pat onto lips, as well as above and below the lip line, before applying lip colour. And that is the last time you will have to think about your lips for the rest of the day.
Rose Petal Lip Balm, Subtle Energies
Rose is among the most treasured of essentials oil in skincare for its nourishing, hydrating and toning qualities. Known as the “Queen of Oils”, it is liberally used in Ayurveda medicine and has now found its way into lip balms to soothe and repair damaged lips. At first touch it is sticky but once it is slicked on, it almost melts into your lips. And that is not all. While your cracked lips are healing, rose petal balm’s gentle woody and floral scents are working on uplifting your senses as well.
Nutritive Lip Balm, Sisley
Want a lip balm that can come to the rescue at any point of your ski vacation? This is it. With sunflower and hazelnut oil to soften lips and Shea butter to protect against blustery winds, Sisley’s lip balm is dubbed a “true emergency treatment” for cracked lips. The combination of oils and butters rehydrate and repair the lips, leaving you with only good memories of your trip.
Eight Hour Cream Intensive Lip Repair Balm, Elizabeth Arden
Busy days leave us little time to think about self-care. Often times we find ourselves wincing at the sight of our chapped lips in the mirror at night. But in this case, there is such a thing as an overnight success, thanks to Elizabeth Arden. The intensive lip repair balm will work while you sleep to return moisture and softness to your lips by the time your alarm goes off.
Lip Care Balm, Jurlique
Shea butter, cocoa butter and beeswax come together to create a godsend for dry, chapped lips. Add soybean oil to that combo and your lips are guaranteed to remain soft, moist and supple for an entire day. The richness of Jurlique’s lip care balm makes each application last a lot longer whether it is under or over lipstick.
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