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Keep this lovely jar on your nightstand, and put the matching tube in your purse.

BY TERRY

Birchbox Breakdown

When BY TERRY created this nourishing balm back in 2003, the brand had no idea it would gain cult classic status so quickly. A favorite of Parisian models and Hollywood actresses, the daily essential plumps and soothes chapped lips with a blend precious actives. Pure rose essential wax smoothes away roughness, while shea butter doubles the formula'’s moisturizing powers, bio-ceramides undo the look of fine lines, and lipid spheres help skin retain hydration. Plus, it also works as a luxe nail treatment for dry cuticles.

How to Use

The concentrated formula goes a long way. Smooth on a thin coat under or over your lipstick, and reapply throughout the day. Heal dry lips overnight by applying a thick layer right before bed, or massage the balm into your cuticles to keep them supple.

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Synthetic Wax, Diiosostearyl Malate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Methyl Hydrogenated Rosinate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyethylene, C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanesterol Esters, Petrolatum, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Extract, Stearalkonium Hectorite, C20-40 Acid, Corylus Avellana (Haeel) Seed Oil, Parfum (Fragrance), Tocopherol, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Propylene Carbonate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Lanolin, Sodium PCA, Aqua (Water), Polysorbate 85, Rosa Centifolia Flower (Wax) Cera, Rosa Damascena Flower (Wax) Cera, Trohydroxypalmitamidohydroxypropyl Myristyl Ether, Alumina, Aluminium Stearate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Mica, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Methylparaben, BHT, Butylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, CI 75470 (Carmine), Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Geraniol, Citronellol, Benzylbenzoate, Eugenol, Cotral [T0401/D]

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Superbly moisturizing
Purchased

I have read so much about this balm over the last few years, and when I noticed it was in Birchbox's shop, I had to purchase it. It is indeed every bit the miracle moisturizer I have read about. I prefer this product to the one containing color, which I purchased at the same time for many reasons.

The Original balm is basically colorless and can be used on dry areas on the body. I have used it on rough, dry cuticles and it works better than any cuticle oil my fingers have ever met. When I used it in the evening before bedtime, my cuticles were soft and pliable when I woke up the next morning. In fact, it has been several weeks and my cuticles have not returned to their former state....and all that after only ONE use. I would not have believed this if I hadn't experiebpnced it myself. I am truly amazed!

I mostly use the this on my lips, and it lasts a long time on them, keeping them soft and lovely with only their natural color.

This is a thick product, and I would not use it on my facial skin. When using it on lips or cuticles, very little is needed, meaning this little glass pot of luxurious rose balm will last a long time. My only disappointment is that I didn't buy this sooner!

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Not what I expected.
Purchased

Based on other reviews I expected this to be a wonderful, miracle product. It was not. On the good side, smell is not strong and is actually kind of nice. On the bad side, it is sticky and actually made my lips more dry than they already were. I've given it many tries and every time I use it, my lips end up cracking and peeling. Back to Vaseline.

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A Little Goes a Long Way

The sample size for this is teeny-tiny, but you don't really require much to get some pretty amazing results. I have really dry hands and my cuticles are awful from working with paper all day--and this stuff is a miracle. I'm in love.

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Love
Purchased

Yes, it's pricey! But it's so worth it! Love the moisture it gives and the smell is wonderful!

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LOVE!

Love this balm! I am quite picky as far as lip balms go, and this one has surpassed them all. I got a small sample from the Vanity Affair box, but a little goes a long way. It leaves my lips feeling smooth and soft all day, and when I put it on before I go to bed I can still feel it by the time I wake up. Definitely a keeper.

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So luxurious

Using this stuff makes me feel like a millionaire. It smells so good, and not that fake rose scent you get with most rose products. I use it before bed and wake up with super soft lips!

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Expensive but worth it!

I know that this lip balm is crazy expensive, but let me tell you that I think its worth it. It last forever and really moisturizes it. I love that when I put it on at night I still feel it when I wake up. The smell is not overpowering and does go away after a short while. You definitely don't need a lot either, so it will take awhile to go through.

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So pretty
Purchased

This lip balm is crazy expensive, I'm not even gonna front. BUT, it really makes your lips so soft and plump, and it's got the tiniest bit of pastel rose pink color that's just soooo pretty. It's universally flattering. Plus, you can't go wrong with it's gorgeous scent. I fell in love the second I put it on. By Terry is great, every product I've purchased from this company has worked wonders for me.

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LOVE this balm

I have a thing for lip balms. I'm always in search of the most moisturizing but it has to feel good on and smelling/tasting good is a plus too. This By Terry balm is all of that and more. It simply feels like the most moisturizing, plumping balm ever, and the fact that it smells like roses puts it over the top. I will never be without this product again!

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Amazing!!
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I was skeptical of this product at first because it was a total impulse buy. And after wondering if I just wasted sixty dollars I finally tried it and I can't get enough!! Before this I was a carmex and burts bee's kinda girl, but now all I ever want to use is my baume de rose! The only flaw this product has is the price 60 dollars! Outrageous! I'm a high school student on a tight budget (saving for a car) and the only reason I bought it in the first place was because I got a discount that made it only 40 and thought might as well, but I think the product will last me awhile so for this reason I will probably purchase again.

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