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Birchbox Breakdown

The only thing worse than chapped lips? Sticky, waxy lips. S.W. Basics all-natural balm soothes dry, cracked mouths without depositing tacky residue or excess shine. Packed in a cute tin with four delicious scents (Peppermint, Cocoa, Cinnamon, and Citrus), the beeswax-based line-up has a salve to suit any mood.

How it Works

S.W. Basics uses select organic and fair trade ingredients to create all their highly potent balms. The base of each flavor is a simple but potent compound of natural wax, coconut oil, and cocoa butter. Fewer additives mean less irritation, making this handmade balm ideal for sensitive skin.

How to Use

Pop off the cap, and twist the base of the stick to expose a small amount of the balm. Apply to dry lips as often as needed.

Beeswax or candelilla wax, extra-virgin coconut oil, cocoa butter, essential oils (In citrus, cinnamon, and peppermint options)

More for You!
  • Free returns within 90 days of purchase
  • Extra samples and gifts in the Bonus Shop

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

My favorite chap stick!!
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I love this chap stick! Unlike others, it doesn't dry my lips out. Citrus is my favorite. Since you get four tubes, there's enough to stash them everywhere!

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Very nice balms
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My lips are very happy. These are so much more luxurious than the standard balms you buy in the drugstore. Great scents and they make my lips feel so good. Organic and fair trade to boot. Simple ingredients.

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Best lipbalm ever
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This is one of the best lipbalms I have tried in a really long time the flavors, price, cute little ton and the fact it's a beeswax based product sold me in this way to go birchbox :)

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Great Gift
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I gave this cute little tin and all it's wonders to one of my co-workers. She always had this and that on her desk and now she only has S.W. Basics on hand. I smelled them with her and they are FANTASTIC!! MUST HAVE

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THE BEST LIP BALM!

I have only tried the cinnamon (Snow Day Box!!!), but I absolutely loved it! Perfect for cold weather, the coconut oil's low melting temp. makes them a little soft in summer, but the cinnamon acts as a very slight lip plumper. Super moisturizing and nice, short ingredients list. Love it!

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more, more, more
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each of the 4 scents is tasty and feels so wonderful on my lips. like the added tin to keep them easy to locate in my big purse.

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Good natural product
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These are great lip balms. They are a little soft, so you have to be careful with hot summer days. The scents are nice, I haven't tried the Peppermint or Cocoa yet, but I was disappointed in the cinnamon. It smelled too much like cardamon for me instead of sweet cinnamon.

All in all, I would purchase again.

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A new favorite
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These balms provided hours of hydration and came in a nice variety of scents/flavors. I plan on purchasing more, but will hold off until summer is over because they become extra melty in warmer conditions.

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so silky-i smile every time i put these on
Purchased

I received the cinnamon lip balm in my limited edition: snow day birchbox. It is the PERFECT lip balm for the holiday season (smells exactly like cinnamon). But then I ran out :( I wasn't sure if I wanted to spend so much on four lip balms, but I definitely don't regret it! The peppermint smells EXACTLY like thin mints (might make you hungry haha), cocoa smells EXACTLY like cocoa (not that fake chocolately smell you sometimes get with other lip balms), and the citrus lip balm smells amazing-it's the perfect pick-me-up smell for your day! Actually, all of them are. I very highly recommend these! I will for sure be purchasing this again when I run out.

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My Favorite Lip Balm

I received the peppermint lip balm and am absolutely in love with it. I am ordering more. It has the best texture of any lip balm I own. And I am addicted to lip balm. Highly recommend this one.

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