TheBalm theBalm to the Rescue ($16.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a large, mirrored compact full of lip balm. It’s a vegan lip gloss, which can sometimes be difficult to find–it uses carnauba wax and candelilla wax rather than beeswax to get its waxy base. To the Rescue also contains both shea butter and various other oils (like jojoba and castord). It does have a very slight minty scent and tingle (but very, very subtle) from the inclusion of peppermint oil. There are also some exfoliating crystals, but I honestly couldn’t tell you I felt any of those nor that my lips were any more or less exfoliating post-use.
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