Help! My lips are dry all the time!

dry lips “Help!!! My lips are dry all the time!” was a recent comment on my social media from a lip-parched friend who is tired of having dry, sore lips all the time. My first thought was how strongly I could relate to this plea, after years on strong prescription acne medication having dry lips became the norm for me for awhile and it’s something even now I have to keep on top of.

There are 4 simple things you can do to help keep your lips moisturised and in good condition if just general dryness/chapped lips is your issue. If you are dealing with super dry lips as a side effect of medication or lip splits (cracks in the corners of your mouth) scroll down for some more aggressive treatments. Continue reading



Must Have Lush Products

Lush is one of my favorite stores of all time, I just love everything about it. The smell which lingers even when you are still metres away from the store, the bright colours, the naturalΒ ingredients, the smiley staff and just the general happy vibe of the whole brand. Being cruelty free, environmentally friendly and supporting Fair Trade is also a huge bonus – I like to think of buying at Lush as a treat for me but also as something which benefits other people too (double bonus).

Lush products have been a huge part of my skin improvements this year – and my skin is a pretty tricky little thing! In the past I have struggled Continue reading



Rub-a-scrub, Lip scrub comparison – Lush, elf or DIY??

lip scrub imageI recently realised that my make up stand is home to three different brands/types of lip scrubs. Over the top? Maybe! But I find I have to pay quite a bit of attention to my lips as they dry out super easily, and exfoliating them regularly along with a lot of lip balm seems to really help. So it’s time for a bit of a battle of the brands, Lush vs E.l.F vs home-made. Continue reading



The Superhero of multi-purpose balms + keeping lips luscious!

download (1) Ultra balm, made by Lush is one of those products which I take absolutely everywhere, like I literally cannot be somewhere without it. It is aΒ creamy, thick consistency balm which can be used for anything, and a little goes a really long way so it is super economical. So far I have used it on my dry lips, under and on the Continue reading