Sep 13, 2012

Lotus Herbals Strawberry Lip Balm ~ Review & Swatch

VOV GiveAway Entry  Post – VI

By Jasmine Bhatia
Hi everyone,

I am Jasmine and today I am going to do a guest post on Lotus Herbals Strawberry lip balm!!
Lotus Herbals Lip Balm - Strawberry
I don’t like to use lipsticks so my alternative is lip balms, I love using them. So a few months ago, I was at a shopping mart in the skin care section and I saw this balm. I have never tried lotus herbals lip balm before so I thought to myself…let’s just pick it looks nice !!TongueOut

This little lip balm comes in a tub at Rs. 125 for 5 gm.

What it claims

The lip balm's highly active moisturizing formula helps to repair dry, cracked and chapped lips and protects them from the drying effect of cold, dry winds of winter, making them looks look healthier and smoother.

Directions for use

Apply evenly to lips as necessary. Use twice daily.
 Lotus Herbals Lip Balm
Key Ingredients:

Strawberry Extract, Honey, Jojoba Oil and Almond Oil

My Take On It

Let me first give you a brief about the texture of my lips. I have normal lips which only tend to dry out when I am thirsty or out for a long time or in winters.
Well, I have a love hate relationship with this lip balm. I mean I like it for a lot of reasons and I hate it for a few reasons too!!
I do find it moisturizing but then one has to keep on re-applying after every hour which I hate. It doesn’t last long maybe because I have a habit of licking my lips very often or maybe it’s not as hydrating as it claims to be.
I like its mild strawberry fragrance and it has a nice red tint to it which looks very natural.  The texture is nice and somewhat jelly like, it’s a bit glossy but not at all oily.

The Pros:
  • The fragrance is beautiful.
  • The red tint looks very natural.
  • It’s not oily.
  • Heals minor cracks on the lips.
  • Good value for money.
The Cons:
  • Needs to be reapplied after every hour.
  • Unhygienic tub packaging
  • The gloss wears off in almost half an hour
  • Not meant for people who have dry lips

Will I Repurchase it

I don’t think think so, I would rather try a new brand !

Rating – 3.5 out of 5.
Author's Column
Author: Jasmine Bhatia.

Introduction: The Crazy Life Of Jasmine is surely a fascinating read for all us ladies who are interested in Beauty, Shopping, Cooking and Giveaways. This review itself portrays her spirited and amicable way of interacting with the readers and she maintains the same through out her blog. So, stop by her blog for some fun and when you visit don’t miss the Homemade Herbal Bread recipe wink


  1. i was using in my college days..remebering those days..nice review jasmine

  2. Hey Preethi :)
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  3. omg...yay..thank you so much vish..
    And thanks lot for a lovely introduction <3

  4. No problem dear :)
    Nice review Jasmine
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  5. this was one of my fav lip balm :)

  6. :) hi how r u Sukanya
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  7. hey jasmine nice review.. i have this one and loved it :)

  8. Me love the tube packaging waala lip balms moree.:)

  9. Hey me too :)
    But I usually use these tubs at home
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