Category Archives: Makeup

Physician’s Formula Lip Potion Lip Plumper

Physician’s Formula Lip Potion Lip Plumper

I like my lip plumpers to really tingle. I rarely find that they do any actual plumping, heck I wonder if any of them actually work much. But I like the tingly feeling and any little bit of plumping that gets added is just a bonus. Physician’s Formula Plump Potion is one of the extra…

Jack Black Lip Balm

Jack Black Lip Balm

Like lip balm that tingles and also want to avoid the mix of menthol and petrolatum ? Take a look at Jack Black Lip Balm SPF 25, Intense Therapy. The product contains Shea Butter and Avocado Oil, which are nice moisturizers in lip products. Vitamin E is included and it has mint for the tingle.…

Lip Balm Addiction: Myth or Real?

Lip Balm Addiction: Myth or Real?

Is lip balm addictive? I remember back in the dark ages of 1985 reading in my Seventeen magazine (never mind that I was by then eighteen) that lip products containing petroleum products were addictive. It didn’t really explain why. I later found several theories, the best being that petroleum jelly does not sink into the…

New Bourjois Duo Scrub Lip Balm

New Bourjois Duo Scrub Lip Balm

Now here is an interesting concept! The Bourjois Duo Lip Scrub and Balm has a mini buffer in the cap to exfoliate your lips. The balm itself moisturizes with glycerin emollients. There is only one shade, which is a sheer “pearly veil.” So this will impart some sheen. I prefer glosses such as that over a…

Pur Minerals Lip Tint

Pur Minerals Lip Tint

For all of you mineral makeup fans out there, Pur Minerals Lip Tint is a nice lip tint in an attractive package. “Tint” is perhaps a bit of a misnomer because this product has more of the consistency of a light lipstick.  I suppose the term tint was used because of the amount of the pigment.…