Kiss This One Off

As a little girl growing up in western New York, Winter provided plenty of snow and biting winds. The walk to and from school coupled with outside play time resulted in dry, chapped lips.  Mine were perpetually raw.  Though Mom slathered me with creams and balms, nothing really seemed to help except a little Vaseline.  Well, actually, a lot of Vaseline.

Neosporin Lip Health Daily Hydration Therapy

The lip situation is under control these days, though still a bit of a battle during the colder months.  I’ve continued using Vaseline to keep my lips moist, but am always on the lookout for something new and wonderful.  So I was pretty jazzed when I spotted Neosporin Lip Health Daily Hydration Therapy at my local drug store.  A day later? Not so much.

With a name like Neosporin attached to it, the active ingredient has to be good.  I mean, it’s Neosporin.  But the issue with this hydration therapy isn’t in the prescriptive; it’s in the combined suspension.  The ointment resists absorption.  Simply put, nothing gets in.

So while the active ingredient may very well be good, there you are with a gooey, gunky mess sitting on the surface of your lips that’s not going anywhere.

My advice?  Pucker up and kiss this one goodbye.


  1. Cat says

    Good to know! I was actually planning to try that stuff, but now I won’t bother. Right now I’m too obsessed with my Super by Perricone lip balm to use anything else, anyway (except, of course, my LUSH Lip Service overnight).


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