Smith's Rosebud Salve by Rosebud Perfume Co.

Acclaimed Smith's Rosebud Salve

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It’s everything they say it is and then some. This cult wonder is more than just an amazing lip balm. Containing a trade secret blend of essential oils, this multi-purpose emollient is also perfect for travel as an eye make-up remover, cuticle softener, sunburn easer, dry skin healer, and frizz fighter. Want to achieve that pouty look? Use Rosebud Salve alone or over your favorite lipstick to moisturize and get that dewy sheen. Use it on cheek bones, collar bones, shoulders, or any other body part that you want to highlight. When used as a base for powered eye shadow, it helps your make-up stay put all day. It can even tame unruly brow lines – or for the treatment of diaper rash! It feels great, smells great, and works great: a vintage favorite we absolutely can’t live without.

2001 Lifetime Achievement Beauty award, Self Magazine
Voted 2012 Best Lip Balm, Image Beauty Awards

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Here are other ways to use this phenomenal salve you might not have thought of:
Outline lips with lip liner of your choice about ¼ inches from the outside of your lips toward the center. Then use a lip brush to blend the salve to achieve a “pouty look”.

Use Rosebud Salve alone or over your favorite hue of lipstick to moisturize and give a “dewy effect”.

Apply Rosebud Salve to eyebrows to tame an unruly brow line while also giving sheen.

Rosebud Salve is great on fly-away or frizzy hair. Dab a small amount on the palms of your hands and apply sparingly to tresses.

Use Rosebud Salve as a subtle accent to cheek bones, collar bones, shoulders, or any other body part that you want to moisturize or enhance.

Apply Rosebud Salve lightly to the skin above the eye as a base for powered eye shadow, and then add the desired colors you wish to dazzle your eyes with. The rich emollient properties of the Salve will help to hold that look all day.

Rosebud Salve is perfect for travel as an eye make-up remover, cuticle softener, sunburn easer, dry skin healer, and frizz fighter.
Use Rosebud Salve around the eyes and on the throat for severely parched, dry, or wrinkled skin.

Before there were “multipurpose” creams and whatnot, there was the one and only Smith’s Rosebud Salve. The original multitasker, this world-famous salve is still a cult favorite among Hollywood stars, make-up artists, and practically anyone who’s ever tried it. It was invented in 1892 by Dr. Smith upon the request of friends and customers that he prepare for them a family salve that could be used for various skin irritations. A century later, it’s still a phenomenal hit, and for good reason too: what other salve can claim to be a deliciously hydrating lip balm, frizz fighter, soothe chapped and dry skin, blemishes, diaper rash, and even detergent burns?

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Keeps the chapped lips away!

I tend to have dry lips (especially when I use matte lippies) but then this Rosebud Salve helped me a lot! It leaves my lips supple without the greasy (ewwy) feeling at all. I love the scent too! If I were you, I would grab one while it lasts. And oh, one tin can go a long way. I have mind for about a year now and still kinda full!

3 months ago
Top Reviewer

No nonsense lip balm

This lip balm works. It moisturizes my lips enough, that it doesnt cause it too look too shiny or oily, but still leaves my lips soft and supple. I easily break out from lip products, but this product is so simple and effective that my lips don't mind it at all.

5 months ago
Top Reviewer

The little pot that keeps on giving

i cannot get enough of this product! I take it everywhere. It's the only one I've tried that offers a great amount of moisturization without the feel of your skin not being able to breathe. Smells great, so easy to slather on, can be used in multiple areas of the body, and it perfect to top off some lip tint. Go get some.

6 months ago
Top Reviewer

HG indeed!

Got one of these a few weeks back and it works like a dream. I use it as a treatment for when my lips and skin are too dry to bear. It complements the lip balm I use as a primer because this potted wonder is waaaay too oily. But for days when it's too dry or humid out, keep this handy. It's seldom available so when it's in stock, grab it! No regrets at all.

7 months ago

If there's only one lip balm you should ever have, it should be THIS!

This lip balm is my holy grail! <3 It smells so good, it looks so chic, it's so hydrating, and it can basically soothe any dry patch in my body (not just for lips!). When I'm travelling light, this balm is my go to balm. I use it for my knees, elbows, cuticles, nicks and cuts, insect bites, etc. I love how this lip balm soothes my dry lips. I use it for prepping my lips before applying lipstick and it saves them from drying out especially when I am wearing matte formula. I don't know what I'll do without it.

8 months ago
Top Reviewer

Holy Grail!

I always suffer from dry and chapped lips and this Acclaimed Smith's Rosebud Salve is my lip savior all the time. I like how I just need to let my lips soak into this lip balm by night and I wake up with softer and smoother lips in the morning. This is one of my holy grail lip balms ever!

9 months ago
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Holy Grail Lip Balm

My holy grail lip balm! I started using this when I felt like my lips were soo dry to the point that it was so painful to smile or to open my mouth wide. My dad sent me 8 tin can of this, together with the mint one, and since using the first one since September last year, I have yet to finish it off; meaning it wil really last you long. One thing I didn't like about it is the rose cent since I have never been a fan of any rose scented stuff but eventually I got to equate the scent with soft lips.

9 months ago
Top Reviewer

Love At First Sniff

Really love the fresh and light rose scent of this balm, which does everything and anything! <3 I use it mostly to moisturize my lips—just a little bit goes a long way already. I find that when I put too much, my lips start to feel heavy and greasy but I also put it on my elbow, knees, and cuticles to moisturize them when I remember to do so.

10 months ago
Top Reviewer

Holy grail!

LOVELY product that keeps my lips ultra hydrated! It's worth the buy, I promise!

about 1 year ago
Top Reviewer

Effective, but I wish it didn't come in a tin

I love how this salve just sinks right into my lips, hydrating my dry lips perfectly every time. I also love how versatile this is. What I can't deal with is the packaging. It's very difficult to tote around because the product leaks out no matter how tightly I close the lid. And of course, if I do close the lid tightly, it's very difficult to open the next time I want to use it. Sigh.

6 months ago
Top Reviewer

Perfect for everyday/night

This is the lip balm I use every night before going to bed, and while it does a good job, it's not the best formula for me. I do love that it has many uses. I use it for burns, insect bites, and small cuts for when I'm travelling.

about 1 year ago
Top Reviewer

love the smell, wish it adds more moisture

i got this because i loooove how it smells. i adore rose scented things. however in terms of moisturizing your lips, i feel it falls short. it's predominantly petroleum jelly so it is occlusive, seals the moisture right in but i wish it added more when your lips are really dry. it fades after a while, and you'll be back to dry lips when it does. but i like that it has the slightest tint so your lips don't look almost purple like with other plain balms.

4 months ago

Wish I didn't buy this version

I like the product itself. It keeps my lips hydrated enough, but there are other products that do a better job. The smell of this is really great. I wish I didn't buy this version, though, because I like to reapply this stuff on my lips, but my hands aren't always clean. I don't want to use my dirty fingers, because it might contaminate the whole pot. I don't usually carry around a lip brush either, so I couldn't do that. Otherwise, great for keeping your lips nice and kissable!

5 months ago