Snail belle – TonyMoly Prestige Snail Lip Treatment

“Sluggish” chapped lips? Dip into this luxurious snail lip treatment. Yes I am obsessed with snail extract but beside that, this is a very nice lip balm if you don’t mind that it’s escargot-based and somewhat pricey.
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The texture is thick & “cushiony” but not greasy. Once you open the container, you can see that the balm has been poured so smoothly that it looks like molded clear pink gelatin. I almost didn’t want to break the satiny smooth surface by dipping my finger into the balm.

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It’s very nice and moisturizing on the lips and it doesn’t run everywhere outside of your lip lines. It’s slightly minty with an almost eucalyptus smell and has absolutely no taste. I keep on rubbing my lips together and the balm spreads nice and evenly. No stickiness or gumminess. Not a whole lot of shine either so you can layer on other lip products like gloss or color.

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Overall a very nice lip balm! I will try it again in the winter to see how it fares against the Northeastern snowmageddon weather.

Pros: smoothing, softening, silkening effect on lips
Cons: comes in bacteria-prone jar where you have to dip your finger into the balm, expensive at $12 (compared to Burt’s Bees lip balm which is $4 or Chapstick which is $1)

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