The only lip balm you will ever need!
(take it from someone who has dealt with dry, chapped lips for her entire life)
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So. As you can see from the title of this post, my lips have been dry for forever.
(and ever. And ever and ever and ever….. )
Ahem. Sorry about that.
Where was I?
Right. Dry lips.
(NO! DON’T CHANGE THE SUBJECT!
FOR YOU’RE MY FAVORITE SUBJECTS)
Oh shoot. Now Hamilton is stuck in my head, and won’t go away for the next few
days– weeks– months-years.
Not that that’s a bad thing. I’m just saying.
But back to lips.
My lips have been dry, and chapped, and peeling forever. And ever. And ever and ever and ever.
(Hold on. This is feeling awfully familiar…)
I’ve tried so many things, and gone to so many doctors, on my Quest for the Best Lip Balm TM and nothing worked. Some dermatologists prescribed steroid creams, which worked while I used them, but then when I stopped, my lips were right back where I started. One dermatologist told me my toothpaste was irritating my lips and I should switch to Tom’s of Maine all- natural toothpaste. I switched, and nope, no change.
I figured I’d just have dry, chapped, peely lips forever.
Then one day, I discovered the magic.
The Epiphany, aka the Discovery of the Best Lip Balm
A neighbor of mine was moving back to America and left me a bunch of stuff that she couldn’t fit in her suitcases.
(This actually happens often.)
One of the items she left was this huge, red, faux-leather pocketbook.
Inside the pocketbook was an itsy bitsy teeny weeny jar of Blistex Lip Medex.
I pulled it out carelessly, not knowing that my life was about to change forever.
So I saw the Lip Medex, and I figured what the hey, it can’t hurt to try it.
(Ok actually it could have hurt to try it, because for all I knew my neighbor had herpes and I was about to use her started lip product. Not smart. Don’t try this at home, kids.)
Lo and behold, this little blue jar of lip balm cured my lips.
Yes, my lips are still chapped if I don’t use it, but to such a lesser degree that it’s not even a comparison.
And it used to be that even if I would constantly apply lip balm (which I always did) my lips would still be a peely, chapped mess. Now they are actually soft and smooth a lot of the time.
It’s pretty crazy actually. One random little drugstore lip balm was able to do what all the professionals couldn’t.
Yup, you heard me. Drugstore. No need to go spend twenty bucks on one little tube of high end product. You can spend fifteen bucks and get a pack of twelve of these Lip Medexes. Or spend like three dollars and buy one jar, whatever. And even one jar will last you quite some time. I’ve been using this multiple times a day for the past few years, and I only repurchased twice, I think. So maybe the twelve-pack isn’t so necessary. Unless you want to have a backup, and a backup for your backup, and a backup for that backup, and
Oh, and another crazy awesome thing: the Blistex Lip Medex will not remove your liquid lipstick. I never even knew that lip balm could remove liquid lipstick until recently, when my mother in law brought me a bunch of new lip balm products to try, and I could not understand why my lipstick kept coming off when I put on the Vaseline Rosy Lips.
Product grade: A+
Up next: Four-ingredient, no-bake peanut butter bars. Stay tuned!