I think we all understand the pain of putting on one of our favorite matte lipsticks only for it to make our lips look crusty and creepy within a few hours because of how dry our lips are. So, by the recommendation of the wonderful Karen of Confetti & Curves, I made my maiden voyage to the Lush that had opened less than month ago in my local mall. Originally only going in to purchase a bubblegum lip scrub, I ended up coming out with the mint juleps lip scrub and the lip service lip balm instead. May I just say, that Karen was right. That lip scrub is amazing, even if I got a different flavor than I originally intended. So, without further ado, I’ve got a little review for you of the Mint Julep Lip Scrub and Lip Service Lip Balm that I purchased on my first ever trip to Lush. Keep reading to hear all about it!
LUSH Mint Juleps Lip Scrub
- it does scrub the lips: If I put a matte lipstick on after using this product (combined with the lip balm), the lipstick does not cling to dried skin on my lips. It simply looks gorgeous.
- It’s edible: Everything in this scrub can be consumed, as the main ingredients are sugar and jojoba oil. So, don’t feel bad about ingesting this because it is all natural.
- It’s minty: There is nothing I love more than mint. I think it is so fresh, and calming that I could just surround myself with it and be content with my life. So whenever I get to run my lips with something that not only gets rid of dead skin but also smell like mint, I’m all about it.
- Its very loose: I wish that I could embed this scrub in a balm so that whenever I put it on my lips it doesn’t slide all over. On top of that, because it is loose, there is potential to get it all over whatever surface you are using. So, I have little balls of sugar chilling out all over my dresser. Which is totally acceptable as long as the product works.
- You have to use your fingers: If this product came in a sort of tube, like a chapstick, it would be even better than it already is because I wouldn’t have to worry about getting it all over my fingers, and under my fingernails.
LUSH Lip Service Lip Balm
- Very moisturizing:When you put this lip balm on, it keeps working at your lips for hours after you put it on. When it finally dries, your lips will feel so soft and wonderful that you will want to put even the darkest of colors on them.
- Good Consistency: it isn’t so think that it doesn’t dry into your lips, and it also isn’t so thin that it dries in half a second. Whenever it finally does dry, your lips have a thin layer on them that acts very well as a lip primer for any sort of lipstick.
- It isn’t waxy: There is nothing I hate more than a waxy lip balm because I hate my lips feeling lip a candle. On top of that, I feel like a waxy lip balm prevents all of the good nutrients from seeping into your lips. This lip balm is not like this in the slightest. It’s full of shea butter and other good nutrients, not wax.
- The Packaging: I wish that this balm came in a tube instead of in a flat container. It is a little more challenging to apply since you either have you use your fingers to put it on your lips, or just put your lips straight into the container. A tube would eliminate this problem. This can be seen as a minor problem since the product is so good.
Overall, these products make a great pair. They make your lips feel great, ready for any sort of lipstick, and it means that you don’t have to worry about sort of the dreaded crusty lip as the day goes on. On top of all that, you can understand what all of the things they talk about on the label are without having to look them up online, meaning they are all natural and not a bad synthetic chemical in sight, which is a relief in this day and age where most labels don’t make sense at all. I highly recommend both of these products to anyone looking for a great lip scrub and lip balm.
What products are part of your lip conditioning ritual? Let me know down in the comments below!
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