While winter is almost over, and it’s been a mild one in Cincinnati, I did not remain unscathed when it came to chapped lips. Dry lips are an unfortunate part of life, but there are so many great products on the market. Unfortunately, I’ve recently started to feel like the Fresh Sugar brand is just way too overhyped.
The Fresh Sugar lip treatments come in a variety of shades. There are even clear shades. They retail for $24 at Sephora. I’ve purchased several full-sized ones and have received small sample ones as well.
I’m very torn when it comes to the product. On one hand, it does moisturize lips pretty well. I also really like the variety of shades, and it is a great scent for a lip product. Still, for $24, I would prefer for these to last longer. I do feel like I have to reapply them way too often and I haven’t been impressed by the lasting power of the colors. But still, the worst thing is that the product seems to break so easily. I’ve had six of these now and the same thing has happened to each one. At some point when I’m applying them, the product starts to come apart so that the lip product gets smooshy. It’s hard to describe, but imagine how lipstick looks when it’s been left in a hot car for too long. It melts and becomes impossible to apply because the product keeps breaking down and migrating when you’re trying to use it. I feel like this has happened with every tube of this product that I’ve received, even though none of them have been left in a warm environment. I feel like I just waste too much of this product and it becomes too hard to apply without smooshing it everywhere. There are just way better lip moisturizing products out on the market, so I won’t be giving these another try.