Product Review: Carmex Cherry Tube

Saturday, October 8, 2011

     Lipbalms play an important role in lip care. It can moisturize, prevent chapped and flaking lips, aids in windburn, and as lipstick base. Peace, love and lipgloss or should I say lip balm? Methinks it's time to review one of many lip balms that I have. I remember owning more than 5 lip balms since high school. Avon, Chapstick, Blistex, Nivea, Vaseline to name a few. Some are effective some are nada!

      Thanks to google because after years of research I saw this lip balm that has been raved in different forums and after finishing a tube, I will say my thoughts now. 

Carmex Cherry Lipbalm in tube spf15
     Our best selling flavor, moisturizing lip balm, non- addictive and not tested on animals, contains SPF 15 sunscreen, sweet and popular *mycarmex.com*
Carmex Cherry Tube
I'm about to finish this tube, pic taken from my phone
size: .35oz ( 10g )

price: 99 php ( Around $1.50+ ) 
I think it's cheaper if US bought click here to check online price

place bought: online, ebay, multiply resellers, Beauty Bar, Landmark, Robinson's Galleria

instruction for use: apply liberally and evenly as often as necessary, and before exposure to sun. Reapply after swimming. Consult a physician for use on children under six months of age.

ingredients:  
active- Octinoxate 6.4%, Oxybenzone 5.4% both for sunscreen
inactive- petrolatum,lanolin,cocoa butter, mineral oil, camphor, menthol, phenol in a mixture of waxes and flavor
Carmex Cherry Tube
the tube fits my palm
Carmex Cherry Tube
this is how the balm looks like, a bit thick but spreadable clear gel
What I like:
  • Moisturize my lips in an instant.
  • Has a minty feel.
  • I love the flavor and scent.
  • Really affordable at 99 php since a tube lasts long.
  • Has spf. 
  • Squeezable tube.
What I don't like:
  • The texture is a bit waxy.
  • There are times that it dries my lips.
  • I can taste the petrolatum like petroleum jelly even though its cherry flavored.
Will I repurchase? Maybe no. I still have a back-up since this was given to me as a "pasalubong" by my sister-in-law from the US.

Recommendation:
     I give this a 4/5 rating. I recommend this to anyone who wants to try squeezable tube type lip balm than the conventional one in a stick type. For those who wants to moisturize their lips prior to lip stick application. 

     I'm on a search for another lip balm that is affordable and organic. Do you love carmex lip balms?Share us your thoughts. 


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2 comments

  1. @Chandra- Hi there! It's already available at The Landmark Health and Beauty section sa ground floor. Although hindi pa available dito sa country natin yung Cherry Flavor na to. There's the original flavor in tube.

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