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In my previous post Inside My Makeup Drawer, I promised a breakdown of my different little cases of makeup and the various bits and pieces therein. Today:


Lip Balms & Creams

 3 x Zovirax
1 x Viraleif
1 x Carmex
1 x Forever Living Aloe Lips
1 x Kiehl’s Lip Balm (Unflavoured)
1 x Kiehl’s Lip Balm (Coconut)
1 x Kiehl’s Lip Balm (Vanilla)
1 x Kiehl’s Lip Balm (Mint)

As you can probably tell, I’m pretty serious about my lip care! I hate having dry, chapped lips, and I believe prevention is better than cure, so I make sure I always have a coldsore blocker to hand.

Not pictured: my five other tubes of Carmex (scattered through my various bags) and my Creme De La Mer lipbalm (which lives in the basket of notebooks and pens underneath my living room table.)

Do you swear by any of the above? What lip balms and creams do you use?  Drop me a line and let me know!


There are two places that see a lot of my mug in this city, and those are Brown Thomas (the Hermes boutique in particular) and Dundrum Shopping Center. No specific shop there, just Dundrum. All of it. The whole thing. I could write odes to how wonderful that shopping center is, but I won’t, because instead I will let the pictures do the talking:


Details and more photos under the cut…

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In my previous post, I talked about how I discovered Kiehl’s through their lipbalm. I used that lipbalm for years, and while I tried a few other things –including Creme de la Mer’s version– it was a long time before I found anything that could fully replace the Kiehl’s version in my heart.

Carmex Moisturising Lip Balm is that thing.


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