Day: December 17, 2020

The 15 Best Drugstore Lip Balms That Really Work for Us

lip balm is a genius little product that’s always good to have on hand. I myself have a collection of at least eight at home, one in my car, two in my purse, and a couple at the office. (Since we’ve been working from home for the past nine months, I don’t remember the exact amount at my desk.) To put it simply, I think a lot of people out there have a similar treasure trove of balms lying around. Having one nearby helps me remember to apply it throughout the day and before I go to bed to really lock in that moisture.

When looking for a lip balm, the American Academy of Dermatology lists the following ingredients as healing for chapped lips: castor-seed oil, ceramides, dimethicone, hempseed oil, mineral oil, petrolatum, shea butter, sun-protective ingredients like titanium oxide or zinc oxide, and white petroleum jelly. If you want to avoid chapped lips, apply regularly when it’s dry outdoors or inside.

Fortunately, lip balms are pretty accessible costwise. In fact, so many of our favorites can be found at the drugstore. So if your lips are sending out an SOS in the chapped lips department, take a look

Can Buzzy Designers and Collaborations Help Jumpstart Heritage Brands? – WWD

Can a buzzy designer or unspoiled young talent alone change the fate of heritage brands facing a volatile economy and a crowded fashion landscape?

Opinions — and outcomes — are mixed.

Although the injection of fresh creativity is generally viewed as an effective strategy, the formula is not always a winning one as some observers underscore that it’s not enough to resurrect brands that are struggling to carve out a niche in the current environment.

Over the past two years, a slew of Italian heritage labels have been testing the recipe of tapping young creatives for one-off collaborations or as head of their fashion divisions in the hopes that those personalities could attract their cult followings.

In 2019, in the wake of the acquisition of the Italian company by independent asset management firm QuattroR, Trussardi said it was shifting its fashion division from a seasonal model to a series of drops or capsule collections under the Archive+Now moniker developed by international talents tasked with creating a personal interpretation of the leather goods house’s heritage.

Meanwhile, Borbonese, the leather goods house established in 1910 that rose to a peak of success in the Seventies, tapped M1992 creative director Dorian