Product Review: Marc Jacobs Lip Lock Moisture Balm

Officially, I think my lips hate me. No matter how much water I drink, how many moisturizing lip products I use, my lips are chronically chapped. I am forever on the hunt for the miracle product that cures all...

My lifelong journey eventually led me to Marc Jacobs Lip Lock Moisture Balm. After using Marc Jacobs Lovemarc Lip Gels and loving them, I was so hopeful that I might actually find THE lip balm that worked for me. Unfortunately, this wasn't the case.

Let's start with the pros: gorgeous packaging. The product feels heavy, and the lid is sturdy, sleek & black with silver lettering. What I really like is that the lid screws on so there's no risk of it opening in your bag.

It also has SPF 18, and my lips need all the protection they can get. Don't forget, you lip skin is the most sensitive skin on your body!

This product contains nourishing ingredients such as Blackcurrant Seed, Jojoba Seed Oils, Shea, and Avocado Butters and NO Lanolin, a big deal to me as I think I might be allergic...

Unfortunately, the cons for me out weighed the pros. Product glides on okay, but after just a few it begins to feel quite waxy...like when you run out of your favorite smooth eyeliner, pull our your spare pencil and it just drags horribly. This is what it reminds me of. But even aside from terrible consistency, probably the most annoying thing was that I had to reapply this constantly. Had the product worked, I might not have complained so much. When I hit the bottom my first thought was "really? I used it up already? But I haven't noticed a difference yet..."

Overall, this product did not moisturize very well and having to reapply was a nuisance. With its hefty $24 price tag, I can not say I would ever recommend this product. Maybe it's time to try the much raved about Dior Crème de Rose...Do you guys have any recommendations? Let the hunt continue...