The Lip Balm Debate and an Eos Coconut Milk Endorsement

Talking about lip balm is akin to discussing politics. There will be arguments, some sighs, random head shaking, and overall no consensus.  For some reason, lip balm choice is deeply personal and always sparks debate (seriously, just tell someone that their brand lip balm didn’t work for you and watch the dispute unfold).  In the case of Eos, people either hate it or love it.  I’m on the “love” side and am a big proponent of all Eos products.

Eos recently released two Visibly Soft lip balms that feature a swirl, candy pattern in blue and pink - the pink Eos has a Coconut Milk flavor and the blue Eos has a Vanilla Mint flavor.  I purchased the pink Eos because I do not like to use balms that contain mint as mint is often irritating for sensitive skin.

Eos Visiblys Soft Coconut Milk performs as good, if not better, than the regular line of Eos balms (and bonus points for the adorable packaging).  This Eos Coconut Milk balm is enriched with natural conditioning oils, moisturizing shea butter, and nourishing Vitamins C and E.  Like all other Eos products, Coconut Milk is petrolatum-free, paraben-free, gluten-free, and phthalate-free.  Scent wise, Eos balms do not have a strong fragrance and due to the natural ingredients, any scent that is present is not overtly powerful (this Visibly Soft balm has a slight scent of coconut).

Because of the added water and sodium hyalruronate ingridients, the Visibly Soft balms apply smoother and feel more emollient - overall, I find that Coconut Milk is also longer lasting and provides sustained moisture for at least three hours.

My purse is full of these small Eos spheres so I obviously love the product.  Eos works for me as it is nourishing without being drying, irritating, or too waxy.  While some may dislike the packaging, I find it hygienic and easy to carry (plus, it’s easy to find in my black-hole of a purse). I use Eos with other lip products and lipsticks and have had only positive experiences with Eos products.

Priced at an affordable $3.50, Visibly Soft Coconut Milk and Vanilla Mint are available for purchase at Ulta, Walgreens, CVS, and Target (also available online if difficult to locate).  And with the last of the political puns, I fully endorse Eos balms for everyone and anyone!

Stay Pretty, Miranda M.

  • nueyork

    I have heard a lot of mixed reviews on the EOS lip balms which is why I’ve kind of held back on buying them, but this formula sounds much more promising!

    • Pretty Squared

      That’s why I had to acknowledge that in the intro haha on makeupalley I read such bad reviews but I literally only use EOS balms now (and I’ve tried to discontinue them and use something else but these are the ones that best work for me). Maybe give the visibly soft a try, hope you like them!

  • kfc

    I couldn’t agree more with you! I loveee these lip balms and they were always such a conversation starter for people (especially guys) when they would see me using these, haha. I am so tempted to try the coconut milk balm but I have wayyyy too many other EOS spheres that I can’t really justify it…yet. haha

    • Pretty Squared

      it’s only about $4 and it’s adorable…you have to get it hehe (this is me tempting you even more!). it’s definitely softer than the regular eos balms so it’s perfect for winter.

      • kfc

        Haha, now I just might next time I’m at Target or Ulta. I am curious about the texture of it since it is softer and I love coconut milk anything in general..ahh lip addict problems haha

        • Pretty Squared

          I agree about the coconut anything! I just got a tub of coconut oil from whole foods I”ll see how it performs haha

  • Fifi

    I can’t wait to try the Coconut Milk one! They’re getting easier to get hold of here in the UK but are a lot pricier than they are in the US x

    • Pretty Squared

      I think eos has gained in popularity and will be available more widely (because they have the budget to expand and market outside the US). I hope the prices catch up though, no fair to pay extra!