De Mamiel is a little bit of a hit and miss when it comes to my skin. The lip balm is one of the first products that I tested as I use lip balms daily and this one smells of roses – one of my favourite scents.
PERFORMANCE: it is a moisturising balm that can be applied on the lips whenever you need it. It is a clear balm and I love that it is not sticky or too shiny. Due to its matte effect it is very discreet: it can be applied by itself or under the lipstick.
The lip balm delivers: it is very moisturising, but if you have super super dry lips the RMS Lip Balm delivers better (even though I do not buy anymore as it is too pricey at 25 euros for 5 ml vs De Mamiel Rosey Lip Balm at 17 euros for 10ml, and the RMS gets rancid after a couple of months).
The De Mamiel Rosey Lip Balm is one of the best that I have ever used: it lasts for several hours without eating/drinking so I don’t need to re-apply it too often. Definitely recommended: it does not contained the dreaded spearmint or mint/peppermint essential oil that I detest!!
INGREDIENTS: Mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, Camellia oleifera(camellia) seed oil*, Oenothera biennis (evening primrose) seed oil*, Rosa damascena (rose) flower cera, Gardenia tahitensis (gardenia) flower extract, Cera alba/beeswax/Cire d’abeille *, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, Mel/manuka honey/miel, Cetyl Esters, Tocopherol (vitamin E), Calendula officinalis (calendula) flower extract*, Pelargonium graveolens (rose geranium) leaf oil*, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract*, Rosa damascena (rose otto) flower oil*, Water/aqua/eau (Self heal, Le jardin des alpes, Campanula rotundifolia (harebell)**, Aster alpinus (alpine aster)**, Parnassia palustris (grass of parnassus)**)
Bespokely botaniques, created from flower and environmental essences, LightBringer Essences Alpine Meadow (Self heal, Le jardin des alpes, Campanula rotundifolia (harebell)**, Aster alpinus (alpine aster)**, Parnassia palustris (grass of parnassus)**)
*Certified organic **Wild harvested
SCENT: it smells and tastes of roses. I love it (but if you not like the scent of roses you won’t like this one!!)
HOW TO USE IT: apply it as and when required. A little goes a long way. It is not sticky and it has a matte effect. I use it during the day by itself, underneath the lipstick. I also apply it before I go to sleep.
it is not greasy or gloopy. It has a very discrete finish.
CONTENT AND PACKAGING:
10ml. The De Mamiel Rosey Lip Balm is contained in a lovely carton box (I use it to put earrings as it is too beautiful to throw it away!). The balm is contained in a glass dark vase with a plastic lid.
WHERE TO BUY:
I purchased the product with my money. It was NOT sent by PR and I did not receive any money to post this review.
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