Lip care

eos Cucumber Melon Lip Balm Review: It's like candy for your lips

This is the cutest package of cucumber melon lip balm you'll ever meet—I just wish it would tone down the fragrance.

eos is a lowercase acronym that stands for “evolution of smooth.” You’ve probably seen this company’s distinctive lip balms at the drugstore before—they come in these round “spheres” that are pretty awesome.The surface area of each orb is much larger than your average tube of ChapStick. A friend recently gave me a pack of eos cucumber melon lip balm and it instantly put a smile on my face…after all, I’m a sucker for beautiful (and recyclable!)…

Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips Mini Review: Your secret to soft, rosy lips even in the winter

This cute little tub can protect your lips from cold, dry winters—and even make them look rosy and glossy, too.

Vaseline is one of the products that was always in my family’s medicine cabinet growing up. It’s extremely oily, so it leaves residue on your skin, on your clothes, and basically on anything that you touch—but I haven’t found anything that’s more effective at sealing in moisture and smoothing dry, flaky skin, without aggravating my eczema. This winter, I owe a big thank you to Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Mini for hydrating my lips.

Best zinc oxide-based sunscreen lip balms: Burt's Bees vs. Sprouts

Which company makes a better zinc oxide-based sunscreen lip balm: Burt's Bees or Sprouts (a grocery store)?

I’ve always loved leisurely browsing the aisles of a nice, brightly lit grocery store. One thing I hate about living in NYC is the grocery shopping experience. When I’m shopping in a nice grocery store, I feel on edge because it’s usually pretty crowded—either because of the sheer number of people, the limited square footage, or some combination thereof. In some stores, I also feel like I’m dodging store employees as they restock the shelves, and fellow shoppers who want…