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Lip Balm Vs Lip Serum


Have you ever wondered what's the difference between Lip balm Vs Lip Serum? What's the best results for you?

I get asked a lot about what lip care products would suit many different customers just like you and how to use them to get the best results.


Learn what lip care products will work best for your age and lip health.

To help you understand a little bit more about which products will suit you best you can check out my guide below that answers your questions.


What is a Lip Balm Vs a Lip Serum?


Lip Balms are designed to nourish, protect and hydrate your lips.


The application of a lip balm serves to protect against environmental concerns such as changes in weather seasons, dehydration, sun, wind, air conditioning and loss of natural hydration.


A lip balm is designed to help care for your delicate lip area against chapped, redness, cracked and inflammatory digestive issues.


Good lip balms serve your lips as a protector against certain lipsticks as some can draw moisture away from your lips. Which isn't good if you want to keep them hydrated.

What is a lip balm Vs a Lip Serum?

A lip balm is much more than a practical lip care product, everyone should carry a really good lip balm in their beauty toolkit.


Lip balms are designed to offer a protective canvas that last for hours on your lips, helping them to feel naturally hydrated all day long.


Typically it is the external factors that a lip balm will protect you from.


Here's 5 lip balm benefits

  1. Lip Balms moisturise your lips

  2. Lip Balms help add a glow to your lip area

  3. Lip Balms can work as a natural and mild exfoliation

  4. Lip Balms protect against environmental concerns

  5. Lip Balms help shield your lips against free radicals

Why is a Lip Balm essential?


Your lips are the most sensitive part of your body. They are only one of 4 parts of your body that don't contains sebaceous glands.


Sebaceous glands help to remove dry dead skin cells and automatically offer an oily film over your skin.


This film is what protects your skin from dehydration.


You may notice that your lips never sweat? Yes your upper lip will but not your defined lip area. This is why adding a lip balm to your beauty toolkit is essential to help maintain healthy lips.


It's also worth noting that as we age we naturally lose moisture in our skin, making lip care essential to maintain hydration.


When you use a lip balm regularly you will keep your lips consistently softer, smoother and healthy. Giving your lips a beautiful luxurious pink glow.


3 Ingredients to Avoid in Lip Balm


It is fair to say that many lip balms don't safeguard your lips due to the ingredients used that are designed to dry out your lips not hydrate and moisturise them.

  1. Avoid Lip Balm with petroleum based ingredients

  2. Avoid Lip Balm with Lanolin

  3. Avoid Lip Balm with Alcohol present

3 must have Ingredients to use in Lip Balm


To get the very best lip care ingredients that are purposefully designed to hydrate and protect look for natural butters, wax and active botanicals.

  1. Beeswax or Carnauba Wax

  2. Organic Raw Butters such as Cocoa, Shea, Mango & Aloe

  3. Jojoba Oil, Vitamin E

3 misconception Ingredients to AVOID in Lip Balm


These ingredients are known comedogenic, which means they may cause your lip area to crack, get clogged pores, create cold sores and suffer allergic reactions.

  1. Coconut Oil

  2. Olive Oil

  3. Palm & Mineral Oil

What is a Lip Serum?


Lip Balms Vs Lip Serums. A lip serum is designed to deliver vital nutrition and active botanicals to your lip area.


Unlike a lip balm which offers a protective barrier the consistency of a lip serum is to offer a highly concentrated infusion of active ingredients to help fix fine lines, restore plumpness and improve the overall look and lip texture.


Why is a Lip Serum essential?


As suggested above your lips are the most sensitive part of your body. Over time depending on your own health circumstances and natural way you age. You will see a decline in the smoothness, volume and colour of your lips.


This can lead you to feel less confident about yourself.


Using a lip serum can help restore your lips healthy glow as they deliver the vital nutrients to provide a deeper targeted approach to your lip care needs.


Remember your lips are one of only 4 body parts that don’t have any sebaceous glands, and are only 0.3 mm thick. If you pull apart a 2-ply tissue this gives you a good idea of how thick your lips actually are.


When you use a lip serum that is focused on delivering restorative features to this area your lips will reduce their dryness and you will restore a natural plumpness and minimise fine lines, smokers lines and stress lines.


Lip serums exist to help deliver hydration and infuse active ingredients to your lip area. This helps improve your long lasting lip health, colour and plumpness and overall appearance.


By concentrating on your lip care and seeing results you will begin to feel much more self-confident within yourself.


Lip Serums can help nourish and calm this delicate area if you also get professional lip-fillers.


Generally it is the internal circumstances that a lip serum will help you with.


3 must have Ingredients to use in Lip Serum


To get the very best from your lip serum you need a multi-function formulation that provides active botanical such as Collagen, CoEnzyme Q10 and Vitamins which help promote healthy pink and calm lips.


  1. CoEnzyme Q10 - a natural and instant fix for fine lines and prevention of excess hyperpigmentation which causes the brown marks and spots on your skin.

  2. Evening Primrose Oil - a natural and wonderful active botanical that helps smooth, restore and promote even skin tone.

  3. Natural collagen such as ingredients which are high in hyaluronic acid which builds and plumps your lips, such as jojoba oil, bee pollen, vitamin E, Calendula, shea butter,evening primrose oil.

Can I use Lip Balm and Lip Serum together?


Yes you can, they make the perfect lip care partners to increase your overall health and restore that voluptuous and luxurious glow.


How can I combine my balm and serum to maximise my lip care?


Apply your serum under your balm for maximum benefits during the day. Do this especially if you are wearing long wear lipsticks as they naturally tend to dry your lips out.


For maximum results you can do this several times a day as required.


Can I use a Lip Balm and a Lip Serum at night?


Yes you can, I recommend applying the serum over your upper and lower lip area. Go outside your defined lip area and use a gentle massage (do a figure 8) to get great results. Also apply your lip serum to your TMJ joint at night to help calm and soothe your jaw this works well if you are prone to grinding your jaw at night. This also allows for a calming nights sleep.


Take a look at the perfect best value lip care bundle like our Twenty2Luxury Lip Balm Bundle. It comes with our famous lip balm and lip serum and makes the perfect duo to help create that luminous and luxury lip GLOW!




What is the Sacred Alchemy of Lip Care?


Sacred Alchemy is the synergy of metaphysical and physical energies. It's designed to help you form a deeper connection within yourself which creates a supportive union of beauty, freedom and joy.


When focusing on your lip area with your lip balm and serum try using these affirmations to develop courage and confidence.


I can see my lips improving every day

I am loving my new healthier lips

I love my lips

I love my smile

I am radiating a new inner glow


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