lip care

When it comes to developing a healthy lip care routine, we let the lips do the talking. At Kari Gran we take a modern approach with our easy-to-do lip care tips and tricks. We’re sharing the good advice, because we believe that no one should suffer from dry, irritated, or flaky lips and that the solution lies within the products we use. It’s time to get back to nature.

From uncovering the truth about why your current lip balm might not be working, to forming new lip-saving habits, to finding yourself the perfect shade of Lip Whip, we’re sharing all the best natural lip care tips so that you can find your way to smoother, softer, and healthier lips. Our advice is honest, practical, and geared towards making your lips feel as good as they look.

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Tell Us the Lip Whip of Your Dreams

October 25, 2019

Tell Us the Lip Whip of Your Dreams

We invite you to help us create our next Lip Whip shade, which will debut in Spring 2020. We’d love to hear from you. Got a favorite shade that you’d like us to try?  Let your imagination play. All of your input is warmly welcomed and much appreciated! List your ideas below in the “Leave a Comment” section.

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OCTOBER 07, 2019

Wonder Whip is Back and Doing Good.

October 07, 2019

Wonder Whip is Back and Doing Good.

We’re elated to announce the return of our beloved Wonder Whip lip whip.  It’s still “naked” (or “untinted” if you’re shy), but now has a hint of sparkle and spearmint, which makes it really refreshing.  You could say we’ve done a literal “refresh” of one of our classic products. Wonder Whip is near and dear to us because it’s the foundation of our Evergreen Giving Back program.  When we started Kari Gran, we knew we’d want to make giving an ongoing part of our business.  We decided to donate to organizations who are doing the hands-on daily work to make...

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AUGUST 30, 2019

Lip Balm vs. Lip Gloss

August 30, 2019

Lip Balm vs. Lip Gloss

When it comes to lip care it can sometimes feel as if you are constantly juggling between products, always having to choose between color, coverage and moisture. If we open your bag, we bet you’ll find at least two or three tubes of lipstick, lip gloss or lip balm. But when it comes to lip balm vs lip gloss, what is the difference and which one is a better choice? And, more importantly, can you cut back to just one? The best way to figure out “lip gloss or lip balm” is to understand exactly what each one does for...

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AUGUST 09, 2019

Can I use Lip Balm as Blush?

August 09, 2019

Can I use Lip Balm as Blush?

When it comes to makeup and skin care products, we love products that can serve multiple purposes. It keeps our makeup bags smaller, our bathroom counters cleaner and our lives and routines much simpler. So, when it comes to discovering new ways to use our favorite hydrating and nutrient-packed lip whips, we’re all in. Can I use lip balm as blush? A good lip balm can do wonders for dry, chapped lips, but it can also help you achieve beautiful, natural-looking rosy cheeks without having to pull out another product from your makeup bag. Kari Gran lip whip is the...

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JUNE 10, 2019

Choosing the Right Summer Lip Balm

June 10, 2019

Choosing the Right Summer Lip Balm

Ahh, summertime. It’s the season for strappy sandals, flowy dresses and extra doses of sunshine. It can also be a time for uncomfortable sunburns and other skin irritants; including dry, chapped lips. That’s right, dry, peeling, cracked lips isn’t unique to the cold winter months. Hot weather leaves lips vulnerable too. Thankfully, there are lots of easy and beautiful ways you can keep your lips healthy and protected all summer long. Dive into these summer lip care tips to uncover your smoothest, brightest summer lips yet. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate Our lips don’t secrete natural moisturizing oils the way the rest...

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JULY 05, 2018

Ingredient Spotlight: Peppermint

July 05, 2018

Ingredient Spotlight: Peppermint

I can’t say that we were terribly original when decided to use organic peppermint essential oil in our Lip Whips, it seems to be the flavor of choice when it comes to a lip product. That said, it must be in most for a reason, it’s pretty pleasing to the nose (and the lips!) We looked at sourcing peppermint from a variety of regions and landed on an organic peppermint essential oil from France. The smell is cool, bright and fresh, leaving you feeling energized and ready for the day. It’s always a treat to open a new bottle as...

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