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slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really balmed!
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mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also bombed (out), embalmed.) Tom was totally balmed and went to bed.
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balm in Gilead

Cure or solace. The expression comes from the Book of Jeremiah (8:22): “Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?” The King James version translator took as “balm” the Hebrew word sori, which probably meant the resin of the mastic tree; John Wycliffe translated it as “gumme” and Miles Coverdale as “triacle” (treacle). By the nineteenth century, the term was used figuratively for consolation in a time of trouble, by Edgar Allan Poe (in “The Raven”), Charlotte Brontë, and others.
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The Body Shop Spiced Vanilla Lip Balm (0.45oz, pounds 4) A pot of product, if you don't mind dipping in for balm this is a good option which lasts well for a reasonable price.
3 lip balm in drug stores last year, appeals to consumers "because it works," he asserts.
you are looking for a soothing, non aggressive way to remove make up try Darphin's Aromatic Cleaning Balm. This melts onto skin and turns to a gentle milk when rinsed.
The balm, which comes in a little pot, is naturally flavoured with peppermint oil, organic olive, coconut and almond oil to help soothe and moisturise lips.
Alternatively, making your own lip balm is really easy and can be made from natural ingredients that are actually edible.
The balms are available from outlets in Anglesey and Gwynedd, including H&H Perfumery, Eden Fach, Lotti&Wren, Widdershins, Dimensions, Llys Llewelyn, Holland Arms, Plas Glyn-y-Weddw and Ulcheldre Centre.
Although the pot was tiny, it didn't skimp on balm - so this will last me ages.
"As the first natural lip balm item in our product portfolio, we certainly hope that Carmex Comfort Care will attract a new user to the Carmex brand," stated Jona Mancuso, vice president of marketing at Carma Labs.
For 10 years Carmex has been the most recommended lip balm by pharmacists, according to the spokeswoman.
choc-a-block lip balm (pounds 2.49 for 20g) For real chocoholics.
The best thing about this product is the taste, it's far better than most lip balms.
Blistex have used their expertise in lip care to develop Blistex Herbal Balm, one of the first balms of its kind that protects, nourishes and conditions your lips, the herbal way.
In addition, the agreement calls for retailer inventory of the knockoff lip balms to be sold off or destroyed within several months, according to eos.
* Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balms ($6.99) take the passion for the brand's famous beeswax-based lip balms to the next level with a hint of sheer color in six modern, wearable shades and a sweet natural flavor, according to the company.