Stocking stuffers, bath and beauty, novelty gag gifts

1211 Sales


Stocking stuffers, bath and beauty, novelty gag gifts

1211 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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My story in more than one sentence

When I told my mother that I was making lip balm, she said, “What do you want to do that for? I sent you some last year, didn’t I?” **

Ever since I lusted after my first lip balm at the age of 6, I’ve been obsessed by products that pamper people. As I grew older, no matter where I went, I had to have at least three tubes of lippy within arms reach: in every bag I own, in every coat pocket, on the bedside table, in every drawer, between the sofa cushions, under the car seat... I am definitely a product junkie. But even after working with aromatherapists and Mary Quant cosmetics, I never dreamed that I might actually make this stuff.

And then my favourite lip balm maker decided to up sticks and return to Old Blighty. It was a loss, but I figured I could always find a substitute lippy. But as I was scraping the last remnants out of the last tube with a chopstick, I knew that if I wanted a substitute I’d have to make it myself. How hard could it be?


A little cursory reading led to more in-depth reading, which led to months of intense research, which led to ordering materials and experimenting, which led to more research, which led … Making the stuff turns out to be the easy part. Coming up with a formula that meets my extreme standards for smooth and creamy lip balm with enough durability and just the right subtle degree of flavour—that’s a lot more challenging. Did I succeed? I think so—at least my lips think so. Will I keep trying to perfect my products? Of course I will. Lippydudu is here. Enjoy the ride.

** For more of my mother's observations and philosophy about life, please see the product listings.

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Shop policies

Last updated on January 7, 2013
I love to do wholesale and custom orders for your parties, birthdays, showers, weddings, Mardis Gras, tailgating or clambakes. I am very convo friendly.

All my items come from a super clean smoke free home.

If you want to find out more about me, click on Profile.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Refunds are considered on a case by case basis. Please contact me to discuss your concerns. No product can be returned due to obvious health and safety issues.
I'm sorry, I only accept cash or cheques if you're my Mum.
Everything listed is in stock and ready to ship. I sometimes use very clean recycled stuff when packaging up your goodies. If you don't like that you're not gonna be my friend.

I ship within 24-48 hours of cleared payment excluding weekends and holidays. If in your experience it has been known for packages to go missing or get damaged on the way to your home, please contact me to arrange some insurance.
Additional policies and FAQs
As with all bath and body products, if irritation occurs discontinue use.