Product: Smith’s Rosebud Salve
Use: As a lip blam and moisturizer for chaffed skin.
Price: about $5.50 for a 0.8 oz tin
Makeup and Beauty Blog Rating: C
Smith’s Rosebud Salve has been around since 1892 and consistently gets favorable write ups in the big fashion and beauty mags.
It’s made from a petrolatum base mixed with cotton seed oil, aromal and essential oils. The tin says that in addition to using it as lip gloss or balm, it can also be used on chapped skin, blemishes, diaper rash or detergent burn.
I bought a tin on impulse at Pure Beauty and after using it for a few weeks I have only one word regarding all the hype: WHY? So many beauty editors love this stuff but I think it’s way overrated.[Continue reading…]