Preventive Measures 101 Lips 101 After Hours Lip Balm

Preventive Measures 101 — Lips 101 After Hours Lip Balm Review

I haven’t been doing empties posts at all, since I am pretty slow at getting through my products and I also generally hate keeping empty packages around for photographing.

But I have definitely been trying to use up more products—which means less product rotation, which I am generally very fond of doing!

Lip balms are one of those products that I always rotate, though, but not so much in the sense that I deliberately choose to use different ones. I just keep a lip balm in many different places, so I end up having almost ten lip balms on the go. For example, I have one at my desk, one in the bathroom, one in the stroller, one in each handbag (and I…uh…I have a lot of handbags), and one at my bedside table.

The two I use up fastest are the ones at my desk and in the bathroom. I most recently finished up the one at my desk, which I got in an Ipsy bag last fall and is by Preventive Measures 101.

Can you believe it? I finished up a product! Huzzah!

They make both a lip balm with SPF 30 and another without, which is the one I received.
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Ipsy — October 2016 Glam Bag “Black Magic”

I’m totally on the ball with my Ipsy bag this month! It just arrived yesterday and here’s the haulage:

Ipsy Glam Bag, October 2016, Black Magic

What I Received

  • theBalm Blush in Cabana Boy (0.02 oz mini; x oz full size US$)
  • Essence Superfine Eyeliner Pen Waterproof (0.3 fl oz full size, US$)
  • Noyah Lipstick in Currant News (1.4 g mini; 4.5 g full size US$18)
  • Preventive Measures 101 Lips 101 After Hours Lip Balm (0.15 oz full size; US$13)
  • Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely Rollerball (10 mL full size; US$20)
  • Ipsy × Valfré makeup bag

Ipsy Coupon Codes

  • Noyah: 25% off any purchase with code noyahIPSY (through 11/30)
  • theBalm: 20% off any purchase with code IPSY20 (through 11/30, US only)
  • Essence: 20% off any purchase with code ipsyessence20 (through 11/30, US only)
  • Valfré: 25% off your first purchase with code IPSY25 (through 11/15)

Here are some more detailed product shots:

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