It often surprises people to know that lip balm does not feature high on my list of must-have beauty items. “But you’re a beauty blogger!” They cry. To which my answer is “Yes I am, so I’m more discerning”
Unless I’m in a cold, dry climate, I never wear lip balm in the day. I personally believe that regular use creates dependency, but that’s just me.
That said, I do take care of my lips – I just do it at night. Like with hand cream.
I usually slick a layer of Lucas Papaw Ointment on my lips every night before bed. That’s my regular lip treatment – it’s affordable and lasts me years if I buy the large tub. That said, I have been informed that it’s increasingly hard to find locally, not that I know why.
A while ago, I discovered the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask and that had proven to be a favourite lip treatment. In fact, I never ever leave home without it – hotel rooms, airplanes etc have notoriously dry air. Sometimes, I use it just to give my lips a treat, and I wake up with soft, smooth, flake-free lips.
So, when I came across the Mamonde Lip Sleeping Mask, I was intrigued enough to have a go.Continue Reading