Sara Happ Almond Creme Lip Scrub ($24.00 for 1.0 oz.) is an excellent way to keep lips soft and supple for those of us who like a little convenience in our lives. This particular one has a nutty vanilla scent, sweet like dessert, but not cloying nor does it linger, since you don’t keep it on your lips. Sara Happ’s scrub is very basic but effective; the granules are large enough to do the job but not too coarse that they feel rough against the lips. The oils and petroleum base make it solid enough that it keeps the scrub on your lips and not all over your face (or sink). If you wipe away with a tissue, then some of the oils and petroleum are left over and lock in moisture.
For me, if I have to DIY something, I just know that I won’t make it part of my routine, because I’m too lazy busy and can’t be bothered. It’s one of those things that I remember to do when I see the tub of Lip Scrub in my drawer, and I go, “OH! Should do that…” If left to my own devices to concoct it myself, I don’t see myself doing it often, if ever. That’s just me. Some of us are born to be product developers, others of us are born to be product testers. I am the latter!
I actually still have my original pot of Lip Scrub, which I’ll be tossing (I think that sucker is three or four years old), and I never even got halfway through it. I love the little brown box and white ribbon it comes in, but the tub itself is pretty basic–could be a little more luxe for the price tag. The fact that it’ll be difficult to get through a tub of this quickly saves the value grade, though.
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