Himalaya Herbals Natural Sun Protection Lip Balm Review

Lip balm is the secret behind every sexy pout of a beautiful girl. Just an overnight smearing of lip...

Lip balm is the secret behind every sexy pout of a beautiful girl. Just an overnight smearing of lip balm and you can wake up to soft, supple and kissable lips! In my kitty, I have an uncountable number of lip balms as my dry lips are very fond of them. Irrespective of any weather, my lips get dry easily and therefore I have managed to make it a habit of applying lip balms as and when required. In my haul, I have received two lip balms, and one of them is from our very own herbal brand Himalaya Herbals. This product specifically mentions the sun protection criteria which is an essential element we all look forward to. So, let's find out how this product has fared with me.


About Himalaya Herbals Natural Sun Protection Lip Balm:

Free from synthetic sunscreens and preservatives, our petroleum-free lip balm is specially formulated using vegetable oils, and natural sun block to nourish, moisturize and protect your lips from harsh UVA and UVB rays. Our lip balm is enriched with Sunflower Seed Oil which effectively moisturizes and nourishes your lips. Grape Seed Oil protects against the harmful effects of UV rays, leaving your lips soft, smooth and protected.



Price:

100 INR for 4.5gm

Shelf Life:

24 months

Ingredients List:


Directions For Use:

Apply liberally on lips when needed.

My Experience With Himalaya Herbals Natural Sun Protection Lip Balm:

The product has a very simple packaging of a lip balm with the twist up function. The body is made of plastic and extremely light. What concerns me is the delicate packaging as I don't feel that it is sturdy enough to travel with. Overall, the packaging could have been a bit better and appealing to the eyes.




The stick is white in color with a mild herbal fragrance. The smell lingers for some time and then fades slowly after an hour of the application. It is totally non-tinted and forms as a semi-glossy layer on the bare lips. Due to the non-tinted formula, it doesn't change the color of the lipstick. The lip balm is not excessively hydrated. The first time when I glided on the lips, it was not as smooth as I expected. Therefore, the lip balm can only be used on scrubbed and flake free lips. The performance is not at all impressive as the lip balm only helps in protecting the lips for some time but doesn't have much effect on the already dried lips. Often the lip balm looks a bit waxy after layering too much.



It is advantageous for summer as the lip balm protect the lips from both the UVB & UVA rays. Hence, it can easily be used under the lipstick without the sun protection. The pack mentions that the lip balm is free from petroleum, silicones, artificial colors, and preservatives and, therefore, there is no harmful chemical effect on the lips. The staying power is extremely low as it can hardly survive heavy meals or even light snacks. It simply stays on lips for 1-2 hours and fades off. Judging the price, I would not call it justified although it appears reasonable. This is because the quality of the lip balm isn't up to the mark and fails to create an impression.

Pros Of Himalaya Herbals Natural Sun Protection Lip Balm:
  • Non-tinted and can be used underneath lipsticks.
  • Protects the lips from both UVB & UVA rays.
  • Sweet and mild fragrance.
  • Free from petroleum, silicones, artificial colors and preservatives and, therefore, there is no harmful chemical effect on lips.
  • The formula is not tested on animals.

Cons Of Himalaya Herbals Natural Sun Protection Lip Balm:
  • Delicate packaging and not sturdy.
  • Feels waxy and not smooth enough for lip balm.
  • Doesn't help the dry or flaky lips much.
  • Poor staying power of 1-2 hours.
  • Frequent application is required.

Diva Likes Rating:

2/5

Final Note:

I am not at all impressed by the lip balm except for its sun protection properties. I would rather be happy with a tub of Vaseline than buying or recommending this product.

Contributed By: Salomi Das

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