Friday, December 19, 2008

Product Review: The Body Shop Vitamin E Lip Care Stick SPF15

At a Glance:
Price: RM17.90 / US$8
Weight: 4.2g / 0.15 Oz
Made in: USA
Likes: Moisturizes and relieves chapped lips, very portable tube, SPF15
Gripes: None actually!
Repurchase: Yes
Jenn's Rating: 4.5 Stars! Me Likey! :D

Active Ingredients: Octinoxate (7.5% W/W), Oxybenzone (5% W/W) Inactive Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Beeswax, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Tocopherol, Calendula Officinalis Flowers, Echinacea Purpurea Herb, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil.

Product Description:

Best if you want to: Moisturize and protect your lips from UVA and UVB rays with a vanilla-flavored, vitamin E lip care stick that can be worn alone or under lipstick.

How it works:
  • Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant that moisturizes and helps to protect skin against premature aging and environmental aggressors.
  • Community Trade coconut oil and Community Trade olive oil help to nourish and condition lips.
  • Organic Community Trade beeswax helps to condition lips while acting as a barrier that prevents moisture loss.

Actual Product Pic:

Texture & Taste:

This balm is slightly more solid than the Cocoa Butter one. Still, it applies on smoothly! It has a faint Vanilla scent that is rather pleasant! :)


This lipbalm the usual twist up tube with a plastic cap. I much preferred this packaging over the pots!! I love how portable these are! :)

Time Test:
This lipbalm lasted about 6 hours on my lips, which is ok! :)

Price & Availability:
This balm is priced at 17.90 / US$8. This balm is available at all TBS brick and mortar stores, as well as on the TBS website!

I wear this lipbalm during the day under my lipstick / gloss. I also wear them during road trips! My husband wears this too when he goes out fishing in the middle of the sea! :)

My $0.02:

For a lipbalm with SPF, this one is especially moisturizing!! I love how it kept my lips soft and plump! Also, the relieve i get once i apply this unto my chaps is almost instantaneous! The only downside this has that i can think of is that it takes slightly longer to heal your chapped lips. Still, it is a great lipbalm that i would recommend! :)

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  1. I finished two sticks of this baby in one year. imagine how obsessed i got with it.. teehee... :)

  2. lol!! You must really like this!! :D yeah it's a really decent lipbalm!


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