Monday, 5 August 2013

Review | Fillanew Lip Balm

fillanew lip balms
fillanew lip balms
Fillanew Lip Balms, Strawberry, Peppermint, Orange and Vanilla £1.99 each*

Being a lip balm addict I was excited to try the handmade lip balms by Fillanew. Fillanew is an environmental company that produces hand made cosmetics without the excess packaging we get when we buy most products! Fillanew aim to reduce the amount of packaging disposed of as a result of using the cosmetics by providing a refill service for their products. All of the Fillanew products are free from parabens, dairy, palm oil and sodium lareth sulfate making them good for you and the environment. Personally I had never considered the amount of waste we must produce from excess packaging before until I heard about Fillanew but I do think it is something we should all consider, more companies should definitely have the same attitude towards the environment as Fillanew and offer ways of reducing packaging or refilling products.

Fillanew currently have four lip balms in their range but will soon be expanding their range to add products like shampoo and conditioner which is exciting! Fillanew lip balms are available in four different flavours; orange, strawberry, vanilla and peppermint. I like the packaging, with the recycled label and simple tube, it matches what Fillanew believe in with being environmentally friendly. The lip balms all smell really good but my favourite two are definitely strawberry and vanilla, the vanilla smells exactly like MAC lipsticks! 

The lip balms are a lovely formula that glides on to your lips and feels really nourishing. They leave your lips feeling hydrated and soft. I think they are a good base for a lipstick as they don't move around your lips and hide any dry patches whilst the balm works to get rid of them. I am really impressed with the Fillanew lip balms, I now carry one with me all the time as my lips do get very dry. The fact they are good for the environment and for me due to being free from bad ingredients makes me love them even more, and knowing that when they run out I can easily send them back to be refilled is a concept I love the idea of. 

What do you think of the Fillanew concept and lip balms?

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*pr sample, reviews 100% honest as always


  1. These are cute, I love the packaging! :) X

  2. I love the packaging of these, really cute!x

  3. they seem rather nice, i would love to try the vanilla and the orange one!
    isabela – x

  4. nice review! and love the lip balm packaging! let me know if you want to follow each other. xo

  5. Such a simple, yet brilliant idea! Every little helps when it comes to the environment. They should start making them available to buy in retailers!


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