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Carmex® Classic Lip Balm Original Jar

BY CARMEX #70 in Lip Care

4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars67%
  • 4 Stars19%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%
4.46 / 5 based on 14,674 Reviews

Product Description

The iconic medicated lip balm that generations have relied on to soothe and protect dry, chapped lips

Provides long-lasting protective barrier to help healing

Glides on smoothly to help soften and hydrate lips with moisturizing cocoa butter

Cools and soothes lips with camphor and menthol

Active Ingredients:
Camphor 1.70%.................................................................External Analgesic

White Petrolatum 45.30%.................................................................Lip Protectant

Inactive Ingredients:
Lanolin, Cetyl Esters, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter, Paraffin, Beeswax, Menthol, Salicylic Acid, Phenol, Vanillin, Flavor

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  • This is what I used when my lips are deshidrate specially...1 Answers
  • Does it leave your lips even more dry after?5 Answers
  • Is it worth the price tag ?6 Answers
Carmex® Classic Lip Balm Original Jar
Carmex® Classic Lip Balm Original Jar
Reviews (14674)
Q&A (39)
Media (178)
  • "I swear I'm addicted to the smell of Original Carmex. This lip balm is my jam during those cold, dry winter months! Great protection from the elements. " in 4260 reviews
  • "CarMex has been a lifesaver for me since I started getting cold sores. I usually will use CarMex daily and I can tell it helps reduce the chances of getting a cold sore and the healing time." in 809 reviews
  • "I have been using Carmex for forever. Nothing I've found even comes close to the moisturizing and healing this gives. Recently, I found the original version in tube form (I'm not a fan of the flavored one) and it made my day lol!" in 697 reviews
Ariell H.
Winter Park, FL
98 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I love Carmex, I would categorize it as a step right in between Vaseline and Blistex. It has the same lip healing properties as them, giving it a smooth finish (especially when you exfoliate your lips). It has a minty feel to it, but not as minty as Blistex's and not nonexistent as Vaseline, leaving it right in the middle. I typically get mine from the corner store and it was $2 tops, so not anything breaking bank. It also lasts a while, depending on how often you use it.
Sierra M.
Moreno Valley
38 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This lip balm works really well. It has a great smooth consistency, and is actually moisturizing. My lips would never reach the point of full hydration, even though I was doing all the required steps. Drinking water, exfoiliating, obviously using the lip balm, but my lip were still alway a little dry on the center. I did some research and saw that it has a bunch of chemicals and is not good for daily use, just for a treatment when nessesary. After I stopped using it so often and using vaseline with the Carmex® Classic Lip Balm Original Jar my lips were finally so smooth. Overall, if used right I give this product a 🌟🌟🌟🌟/🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Stevi A.
8 reviews
This is my go-to for protecting my lips and recovering from chapped lips and even cold sores. I love the flavor for some reason. Everything that is positive about this totally outweighs the inconvenience of having to stick your finger in the little tub when you have to apply. Which you don’t have to do often because this stuff stays put for so long. My favorite.
Ashleigh G.
Edmonton, AB
50 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This lip balm is my holy grail!! No other lip balm compares to this one, it's VERY moisturizing and does wonders for dry/chapped/cracked lips. It my savior in the winter months but I use this stuff year round in my daily makeup routine. Carmex will be the only brand of lip balm I ever buy, it actually WORKS!
Sheera M.
9 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Really love how Carmex makes my lips feel. I like how the balm gives that cooling sensation like you can feel it working. When you use this product it will feel like your lips are re-born. It also makes you lip look great. It won't make it look like you just ate a whole bucket of fried chicken just moist.
Kaitlyn M.
Austin, TX
76 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I have used Carmex for pretty much my entire life and I don't plan on stopping. No other lip balm a) works as well for healing chapped lips b) smells as good c) has that amazing signature tingle! I always wear Carmex lip balm underneath matte lipsticks or glosses so that my lips stay full and moisturized.
Skylar T.
Austin, TX
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
LOVE. This is my HG product. I put it on at night and in the morning my lips are smooth all day. This is the only chapstick that actually REPAIRS your lips. A tub lasts forever and it's a great price. The only con is that it feels a bit gross to dip your finger in a pot- wish there was a stick version.
Megan K.
703 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
The best lip balm. This smooth lip balm offers a smooth balm, a nice feeling and a secure cap. The flavor is faint—just enough so the balm doesn't have a clear smell. I would buy again because it helps my chapped lips and recommend to a friend. Works well and will be my go to for most times I need a good balm.
Amy D.
Dowelltown , TN
48 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I like the little round canisters of Carmex Everyday Healing Balm. I normally don't like to apply lip care with my fingers, so q-tips and Carmex make great partners. Carmex is great when it's cold out, and my lips have gotten really chapped and get one of those painful splits in them. If I keep Carmex Balm on my lips constantly, my lip heals faster. I even take a q-tip and rub Carmex Healing Balm inside if I have soreness from blowing my nose too much. It works wonders!
Ashley✨ H.
Harvey , LA
5 reviews
I've been using Carmex since I was in middle school. It's my go to lip treatment. It has always kept my lips soft and moisturized and not to mention the price is fantastic. I can't see myself not purchasing Carmex, it's like one of my staples when it comes to keeping my lips hydrated and soft. 
Kayla K.
294 reviews
Is this better then Burt's bees and what is the scent?
Raych P.
Fremont, NE
220 reviews
Anyone else ever hoard Carmex tubes?
Kayla S.
Plainfield, IL
25 reviews
Does your lips get zoo use to it, they become more chapped?
Gown C.
73 reviews
This is better than the ones in the squeeze tube?
Crystal G.
759 reviews
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