With a name like Molly Rose, you’d probably expect me to be Irish. Well, I’m not, but I do know a good coffee drink when I see one.

I do really like coffee, but I wouldn’t call myself a regular coffee drinker. I’ve never been one to drink more than one or two cups a week, max. When I do drink coffee, it must be creamed and sugared (and preferably flavored) to oblivion. However, I do consider the smell of coffee to be one of my all-time favorite scents.

Coffee can be a powerful aroma, but anyone who has worked in this industry can tell you that coffee can be tricky to translate in cosmetics. I had an incredibly difficult time finding a coffee flavor for this lip balm. They are usually too subtle, too harsh, or simply too hard to work with. I finally created a recipe as delicious as the real thing.

Irish Coffee Lip Balm is a delightful blend of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, brown sugar, and whipped cream. I love it because it’s so incredibly smooth and none of the flavor components is overpowering. It’s themed for St.Patrick’s Day but it’s fantastic to use throughout the year!

I just want to make an announcement that I have started a monthly newsletter! Head on over to the Molly Rose Balms website and sign up to receive news about Flavors of the Month, new releases, an exclusive newsletter coupon, and more!

Also, the Easter lip balms are back! Next week, we’ll start with Marshmallow Chicks Lip Balm, a sweet and subtle start to spring!

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