Natural beauty and well-being

28 September 2011

Pai Bergamot orange organic lip balm

Product description: organic lip care
Certified: Soil Association (UK)
For: all lips, even the most sensitive
Presentation: light pot
Texture: balm (even yellow color)
Price: £7 for 50g

My opinion

Because the epidermis of the lips are at least 5 times thinner than the rest of the visage, lips really require a special care.

The bergamot orange organic balm from Pai Skincare is made up of a delicate mixture of organic soothing plant butters and oils. Infused with a gentle note of bergamot orange, the ingredient list is quite minimal but extremely high quality.

The smell of this lovely balm is absolutely divine, feminine and slightly uplifting. I have to say that I was nicely suprised as I always tend to be a bit cautious and reluctant when it comes to essential oils as the smell can be sometimes overpowering.

Ideal to use as a moisturising overnight treatment or anytime during the day as a lip rescue balm, this super and handy organic balm really leaves the lips repaired, soft, and hydrated....a real pamper treat !

The only downside is that I would have preferred the texture to be slighlty more consistant. However, in terms of results, I have tried many natural lip balms, and this is by far my favorite!

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Because your lips are worth it :-)!

Overall Rating : 9/10

Product composition: Prunus dulcis (Sweet almond) oil*, Butyrospermum paarki (Shea) butter*, Theobroma cacao (Cocoa) butter*, Cera alba (Beeswax)*, Ricinus communis (Castor) oil*, Citrus bergamia (Bergamot orange) oil*, d-limonene, linalool.
The * means that all ingredients have been grown organically.
Ingredients have been carefully selected for their wonderful properties and includes:

Almond oil: often used as a carrier oil, this delicate and emollient oil is rich in oleic acid and in phytosterols, excellent to protect, soothe and leave skin soft. It is really suitable for fragile or irritated epidermis as it brings an instant confort.

Shea butter: listed as one of the best ingredient for the epidermis, it leaves skin repaired and supple and has very interesting anti-inflammatories properties. It is very rich in polyphenols, powerful anti-oxidants.

Cocoa butter: rich in polyphenols and squalene, this anti-oxidant-rich component makes your lips nourished and supple. It also stands as a good base for balm.

Beeswax: commonly used in balm as a texture agent, beeswax is very protective and acts as a nice barrier against dehydration.

Castor oil: containing a high percentage of fatty acids such as ricinoleic acid, this oil is a beauty delight for the epidermis. It leaves lips, healed, regenerated and soft.

Bergamot essential oil: brings the delicious fruity, fresh, zesty and mischievous smell to this lip balm but still remains subtle and discreet. Wonderful.
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