Curious about how Ophelia’s Apothecary (OA)’s lip balm would fare next to their impressive lip tints, I included this uncoloured lychee lip balm in my last order.
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Like their tints, the lip balm comes in a shrinkwrapped 0.15 oz oval tube. The label is basic, compared to the pricier lip tints, but also stylishly designed. Similar to the lip tint labels, the label on the balm is not waterproof as well.
The ingredients are listed as shea butter, candelilla wax, olive oil, vitamin E, flavours and essential oils.
Lychee is a candy-like scent for this unflavoured balm that’s of moderate strength, so the sweetness of the perfume doesn’t overwhelm. While the balm has an identical glossy finish like the tinted version, the balm is softer and mushier than its coloured counterparts.
Because it’s softer and mushy, this means you get a lusciously thick coat of lip balm (which should really be called a gloss) on your lips with a single swipe on the top and bottom. The glossy finish is similar to the lip tints and the formula works to lock in moisture in the lips very well. It doesn’t quite sink in nor get absorbed by the lips and can last through a couple of glasses of water.
The usual price of OA’s lip balms are US$4 per tube, unless purchased in a pack or during a sale 😉 Plenty of flavours available.
~*Item reviewed purchased by me*~