Da Balm! : Top Tinted Lip Balms On the Market

lip balmsSo we all know that trends come and go in fashion– but have you ever stopped and looked around a drug store and noticed that every once in a while, every single brand (or at least it seems like every brand) comes out with their version of the exact same product? I started to think about the trends that we have seen in the last few years- you know… BB creams as well as CC Creams and DD Creams (see my post about BB creams here!) , Lash Enhancing Serums, Lip-Plumpers,  Oil Cleansers, Nail Art galore, etc. etc.   Think about it.

Well, unless you have lived in a cave for the last couple year,  you’ve probably taken notice that  tinted lip balms are EVERYWHERE-  and I have this feeling that they arn’t going anywhere, anytime soon.  If you have never tried one, then think of tinted lip balms as BB Cream for your lips- it’s a multitasking product that heals, protects (usually with an SPF), moisturizes, and adds some sort of wearable and foolproof tint to the lips- the only real difference between them is how much pigment (ie: colour) you want.

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One Of The Many Reasons I Adore Burt’s Bees: Herbal Blemish Stick

product_thumb.phpBreakouts are one of those things that can instantaneously put me in a foul mood.  Something about having a raging red bulls eye, smack dab in the middle of my face, that no amount of well-placed concealer can hide, does not exactly make me cheery…and I am quite sure that I’m not alone.  I have long fought my acne prone skin since my early teens, and although the severity and duration of my breakouts have greatly improved over the years :) – there are still times when I wonder why the hell this is stilllllllll happening to me.  I kid you not, I had this exact conversation with one of my best friend’s the other night (punctuated by a few choice curse words over a few glasses of wine), as to why we are still battling zits, well into our late-twenties.

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