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Monkey_ 05-24-2013 04:01 PM

best lip balm with SPF
Hi guys,
I've been on the hunt for a good moisturizing lipbalm with spf for a while now. What's your HG summer lip protection? I tried maybelline baby lips, but it makes my lips peel. I've also been using kiss my face lip balm, its nice but I find that it does leave a bit of a white residue.
I'm looking for something that also has lysene, maybe, because it prevents cold sores. Any recommendations? :)

pinkwolf 05-24-2013 11:55 PM

I think the name is EOS. I use the Lemon Drop scent and it has spf 15 , not sure if the other scents have spf15 in it. It works wonders for my lips. :-) I get it at Target

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asianrunner 05-26-2013 12:06 PM

Good old Carmex is my favorite! I get the kind in the tube, original. A pharmacist pointed me in that direction when I needed one!

Johari 05-26-2013 12:11 PM

I use to get SoftLips but its too expensive now. I recently got this no name brand at Lucky but i like the way SoftLips felt caz this new one feels like vaseline.

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Yoshimi 05-26-2013 12:11 PM

Hawaiian topic do a lovely red gloss with spf, its really subtle, enough for every day, moisturizing and not sticky (I spend a lot of time in the car with the windows down, anything that causes my hair to stick to my lips wouldn't cut it)

Living in constant Sun it's my every day lip product

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VTmom 05-27-2013 07:31 AM

I like Nivea Milk and Honey :)

ETA: I checked the SPF :(

Luuuuucy 05-27-2013 07:52 AM

Second vote for EOS. love those suckers.

crimsonshedemon 05-27-2013 04:38 PM

I love Avon's lip balm. cheap enough that I buy 10 at a time.

wild~hair 05-27-2013 06:36 PM

I like Burt's Bees. I just bought three new ones, actually: Honey, Nourishing and Pomegranate. I keep one at my desk, one in my purse and one by my bedside.

Purplecurls17 05-30-2013 06:40 PM

I second the Burt's bees. I love the original

secret_karma 05-30-2013 07:04 PM

One more for EOS!

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Curlsnswirls 05-30-2013 09:08 PM

Another vote for EO's!

Aleesi 06-02-2013 09:00 AM

Elizabeth Arden 'Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick SPF15'

This baby is simply great. It's soothing and has a light citrus like scent.

geniliastatham 06-25-2013 12:15 AM

I generally use Nivea lip balm, it keeps my lips soft and shinning.It prevent by my lips from cold sores and remove the dead skin without troubling me a lot.
camilla and marc

katiezoey 07-16-2013 01:40 AM

I've naturally very dry and chapped lips, to the extend that I often have to peel those dead skin away from my lips... Sometimes it gets too dry that it will bleed.. I've tried so many lip balms and Carmex so far serves my lips the best but it doesn't prevent chapping...

To overcome my chapping and dry lips issues, I actually exfoliate my lips on a daily basis... I used only my fingers and water to slowly rub the dead skin off... One better way is the use of Japanese toothpaste which has a whitening effect and the presence of mico-particles will exfoliate gently without aggravate the lips, giving my lips a pout and silky look. I do that at least once a week.

It's always a misconception that lips don't need moisturisers and often thought that a lip balm will do the job. It is so wrong. Most lip balms are rich in petroleum, oils and waxes, may it be natural or synthetic. Their function is not to moisturise, it only act as a barrier to prevent water lost. Before that prevention can be done, your lips need to be fed with moisture to moisturise and lock the moisture within before applying the lip balm to seal it... This is what I've learned from a skin care expert from Taiwan. I'm currently using Hada Loba Hyaluronic Acid Lotion everyday as part of my skin-care regime. After a month of moisturising, my lips no longer chap and the need to peel skin off my lips is getting lesser and lesser.

It's usually not the best lip balm that will work, it's always the managing and taking care part that matters.

Britanner12 08-20-2013 11:06 PM

EOS, and Burt's Bees. Both cheap and really work.

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