Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips

Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips review and swatch
Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips review and swatch
Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips review and swatch

CANNY NAME NO?

I was baffled and confused with the name of this product at first then had read up more about it. This product was originally developed and used as a nipple balm for breastfeeding women containing 100% ultra pure medical grade Lanolin, however, it has multiple uses rather than on the nip and lips. It can be used for beauty such as adhering glitter to the eyes, mixer for pigments, cheek shine, eyebrow shaper etc. On the skin care side, it can soothe dry skin patches, prevent dry cuticles, nourish eyelashes etc. The most intriguing points I have read about this are reducing fine lines and nourishing split ends. You say what?! Can read more uses here.

I’ve only tested this on the lips but may try the split ends claim. It was tough trying to squeeze the product out, immediately knowing it has a thick consistency. I had to exert more pressure than I wanted. My skin warmed up the product enough for it to be spread onto the lips despite it dragging the area. I can’t imagine using it around the eye area. It left a glossy finish but was sticky and came to instantly dislike it. It did moisturise but not to what I had hoped for. It took a few days for me to see a result which wasn’t impressive.

The staying power was longer than any other balms I have tried though. Even though it states that it is odourless, there is a medical scent lingering which isn’t to my taste. I wanted to love this after the hype but unfortunately I couldn’t. Will try the other uses though.

Have you tried this product before?

36 Comments

  1. Anita Pun
    18th February 2014 / 3:29 pm

    I've heard of this previously but have yet to look into it – and I'm glad you decided to review this!
    Anita @ ATA|AllThingsAnita

  2. Lindsay Burns
    18th February 2014 / 4:35 pm

    Oh that's interesting. I have this at home but have yet to try it. I'd read such great reviews about this product and was expecting a lot from it. Doesn't sound quite so good now.

  3. atosa nikkhah
    19th February 2014 / 10:38 am

    What a strange name, but it's always good to try new products i like the dark packaging
    http://www.mybubbaandme.com

  4. Jess Howliston
    19th February 2014 / 11:11 am

    I to was intrigued by the name lol! I've never tried it before although I wound be intrigued to know if it works for split ends! X

  5. Nicola Hudson
    19th February 2014 / 12:14 pm

    I haven't tried this before, but it sounds slightly disappointing for a product that supposedly has so many different uses 🙁

  6. Laura Alagöz
    19th February 2014 / 1:28 pm

    what a funny name 🙂 Thanks for sharing it! xo's

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

  7. Sophie Pocock
    19th February 2014 / 8:41 pm

    I heard this is amazing need to try the balm.

    Sophie
    xx
    Pocockins

  8. Izzy
    20th February 2014 / 1:28 am

    haha wow the name really confused me as well…thanks for reviewing! 🙂

    Metallic Paws

  9. Kelly McKenny
    20th February 2014 / 12:23 pm

    I've been using this on my lips but sounds like I've been seriously underusing it!
    I can see why its not to everyones tastes but when my lips feel seriously dry this definitely does help out! Not one I'd use all the time though!

  10. 20th February 2014 / 2:53 pm

    Good review, I will check it out ! My lips could need some care.

    Cat kiss xx

    Mooki

  11. 21st February 2014 / 7:09 am

    Thanks for the review. I have not heard of this product or brand. I guess I have to pass on this one for what I really like is a balm with strong moisturizing effect since my lips tend to dry fast.

  12. munira firoz
    21st February 2014 / 12:51 pm

    nipple balm for lips 😉 wierd name. this is a new product for me

  13. Nicole Sim
    21st February 2014 / 1:53 pm

    I love the review very much, simple and straight to the point.

  14. marilovegr33n
    23rd February 2014 / 12:47 pm

    100% natural this is the future and the best products are all natural.
    great pick
    xxx
    mari

  15. Yuh Jiun
    23rd February 2014 / 3:19 pm

    Looks great and I always love your beauty product reviews! 😀

  16. Shumaila Jaffer
    23rd February 2014 / 6:24 pm

    it seems like good and multipurpose product but i also don't like medical smell ….

  17. Agata Pokutycka
    23rd February 2014 / 6:59 pm

    I didn't try it but your note about smell doesn't tempt me to rush and buy it

  18. 24th February 2014 / 11:19 am

    If it's scientifically proven though. I hear Lanolin is a great wax but it's one of those sample before you buy products for me.

  19. Nella P
    24th February 2014 / 1:50 pm

    The name is interesting. hehe. great review. thanks for sharing this products. I never knew this products before.

    GIG Love
    http://www.nellanelwan.com

  20. Ehara Poetry
    24th February 2014 / 3:58 pm

    i never try this product befofe, the name is a little bit weird? hahaha this make me more curious about this lip care 🙂

  21. Smallnhot Sarah
    24th February 2014 / 3:59 pm

    Great review ! I dun think its a good idea to apply such sticky product on your eye area… giglove http://www.smallnhot.com

  22. Cindy Tong
    24th February 2014 / 5:06 pm

    ewww i hate sticky stuff…..sad to know this product doesn't really work!

  23. Sana Sadiq
    24th February 2014 / 6:55 pm

    Nipple balm for lips? Oops!!! Indeed the name is so catchy and different but I hate sticky products. Just cause of it, I might to pass it on x

  24. 25th February 2014 / 3:01 am

    Nipple balm form lips?! Such a strange product. It's a shame that it didn't work for your lips.

  25. 25th February 2014 / 3:16 am

    haha, the balm has a really catchy name! i must check this out! =)

  26. Tasha F
    25th February 2014 / 5:08 am

    This is actually on my list of things to try. So sad to hear that it didn't work for you.

  27. 25th February 2014 / 5:20 am

    Haha. "Baffled & confused" is a good way to describe my reaction to this name as well – Love it! <3 GIGLove

  28. Yun Yuwa
    25th February 2014 / 5:39 am

    way cool, it looks like a nice product but too bad it has a medicated smell, i don't like that kind of smell~

  29. Porshia
    25th February 2014 / 6:47 am

    I was baffled and confused too when I saw the post heading 😛 sad that it didn't live up to all the hype! Would like to try it for my split ends though..

  30. Nina Gonzalez
    25th February 2014 / 9:49 am

    oh no, that sucks that it wasn't all it was cracked up to be! great review tho. giglove

  31. Monica Calangian
    25th February 2014 / 11:47 am

    Oh, what a weird name for a product. Sad that it didn't deliver though.

  32. K R Hall
    25th February 2014 / 4:03 pm

    lol thanks for the share, I actually had to pause for a moment at the name of the product 🙂 GIG

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