On summer lip shades, lipsticks, and looking for the “perfect” product

thumb_thumb_IMG_3656_1024_1024Ever since Clinique’s chubby sticks were a massive success, lip crayons have been all the rage, with tons of companies formulating their own versions. Recently I tried Burt’s Bees lip crayon in “Niagara Overlook.” It’s a really lovely shade–fairly neutral, but with a bright peachy hue that’s perfect for summer.

But you know what? I don’t likeĀ it as much as my all-time favourite lip product: Burt’s Bees tinted lip balm in “Rose.” In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever found a lip product that comes close to my trusty tinted lip balm–from Burt’s Bees or from any other company. I really like the natural lipsticks from BITE and from Tarte (all are pictured above), but I only love my Rose tinted lip balm. As in, if they ever discontinued it I would literally cry. It’s the perfect mix of colour and creamy texture that never dries out my lips. Continue reading “On summer lip shades, lipsticks, and looking for the “perfect” product”