Monday, December 16, 2013

Love at first try: Aesop Rosehip Seed Lip Cream

I get so excited when I try a new product that surpasses my expectations. It doesn't happen often since I am so critical of most things I try but every once in a while there is a ray of sunshine… and this post is about one of them.

I was in Toronto over the weekend and my friend took me into Jacob + Sebastian. The store was gorgeous (alert, Toronto girls, alert - they carry Oribe hair products too), the staff was friendly and I got to check out some niche brands that I don't get to experience in person very often. I was so excited to see that they carried Aesop. Aesop is an Australian skincare brand that I had heard about from various bloggers I follow from the UK. Being in the midst of a snowstorm, my lips were in dire need of rescue so I settled on the Rosehip Seed Lip Cream and it was love. 

I love the aesthetic of the Aesop brand and this little tube was no different:


The texture is that of a light moisturizer. I dab a bit on my finger and apply it on my lips. It has a pleasant herbal scent and it sinks into the lips almost instantly, leaving them feel plump and moisturized. There is zero emollient/greasy/waxy feeling left behind… it just simply leaves the lips feeling plump and smooth. I want to just keep applying it all day long! It makes a perfect primer for lipsticks since it doesn't have any shine and it leaves no residue on the lips. It sinks in like a skincare product and hydrates from within. Jacob + Sebastian is located on Queen St. West in Toronto as well as their new location in the Distillery District.

Long story short - you need this. It retails for $15 and Aesop is available on Amazon, at Barney's, Space NK as well as on their official website

Now please excuse me while I throw out all my other lip balms in the garbage.

8 comments:

  1. This sounds like THE perfect lip balm. My go to's are the Dior Creme de Rose and the Nuxe Reve de Miel, but you do feel those on your lips.

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  2. This sounds amazing and isn't too expensive which is great! It's always lovely to see reviews on products that aren't really popular! Great post lovely. xx

    Sarah | More Than Adored

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  3. Jacob and Sebastian is one of my favourite shops in town- was just there last week! Joel is the best. So excited they're carrying Aesop now! xo

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  4. I have this, it is pretty nice isn't it :)
    Amy x A Little Boat Sailing

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  5. Great review I absolutely love the brand Aesop I haven't seen or heard of this in the UK though I wonder if our space nk here does it defo worth checking out anyway :D x

    http://subjectbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

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  6. ugh wish aesop was at space nk in the US. i am so not impressed by barney's most of the time haha. I really want this now! :)

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  7. I didn´t know this product!

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