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Carmex Classic Lip Balm Medicated review

This classic lip balm leaves a tingling sensation (thanks to the camphor), which can help soothe extremely chapped lips. However, it also contains lanolin, an ingredient that may aggravate eczema.

Do you ever see something that immediately jolts you back to an earlier time in your life? For me, Carmex Classic Lip Balm’s distinctive bumblebee-yellow metal tin will always be one of those things. The smell of it as well—a strange marriage of wax and camphor/Vick’s VapoRub—is forever ingrained in my brain. Growing up, my family always kept a few tins of Carmex distributed around the house. Carmex used to print the price on the label, and I remember seeing the price increase from…

Curel Wet Skin Moisturizer Review

This after-shower lotion contains ceramides, allantoin, and other ingredients that will make your skin feel silky smooth.

Have you ever tried applying moisturizer to your face while it’s still damp? According to some /r/SkincareAddition Redditors, it’s a great way to trap moisture in your skin.

Why I love using Vaseline on extremely dry skin

I recently discovered that good ol' Vaseline is a miracle worker for my dry, flaky skin patches—and it turns out that dermatologists agree.

After my less-than-ideal experience with Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream, I am wary of trying any other Laneige products unless someone I trust fervently recommends it to me. Even though I always hear lots of good buzz around Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask, I’m not really tempted to try it because I have something that works for just a fraction of the price: Vaseline.