Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Revlon Lip Butters

These babys have been out a while now and everyone and their granny will have bought at least 1 of the shades, but since I have a few I thought it would be a shame not to get them up on the blog and also so I could compare the new Loreal Caresse Lipsticks. I won't do a full on review since there are so many more reputable and followed bloggers that have already been through it all in full and I'm sure we're all tired of hearing about them :)

I have 4 colours : Creme Brulee, Cupcake, Strawberry Shortcake, Sweet Tart and Tutti Frutti.
L-R - Creme Brulee, Cupcake, Strawberry Shortcake, Sweet Tart.
The packaging is cute with colour co-ordinated chanel-esque quilted shells. Sadly I can't find Tutti Frutti anywhere to photograph, I think I've left it at Uni!
L-R - Creme Brulee, Cupcake, Strawberry Shortcake, Sweet Tart.

L-R - Creme Brulee, Cupcake, Strawberry Shortcake, Sweet Tart

Creme Brulee is a brownish nude, really sheer and wearable

Cupcake is a really cool toned pink - I can only apply a really thin coat or it is so impractical to wear! Cue teenage bubblegum lips. Its not for everyone!

Strawberry Shortcake - Blue-toned pink, really wearable, girly and just a throw-on lipstick that would look great on any one. A sheer, more wearable comparison to MAC Viva Glam Gaga. (Love!!)

Sweet Tart -A real fusshia purple-ish pink. Hard to wear and not for everyone - so pigmented !!

Tutti Frutti (not shown) is by far my favourite, a sheer orange that is surprisingly wearable and really summery.

I love these lipsticks, and thats what I would say they are rather than 'lip butters'. They are lovely and sheer, but some with more pigmentation than you would expect from a butter, especially Lollipop and Sweet Tart.  The Lip Butters are meant to be moisturising, and I would say on that note they are slightly disappointing, some in fact feel quite drying and do not last that long, which you would probably expect from a sheer lipstick. But they do glide on nicely and at £7.99 and in Boots 3 for 2 they are a great everyday lipstick.

I want to get some shades of Loreal's answer to the lip butter - Caresse - I've swatched them instore and they seem so much more moisturising and in more attractive bullets. What shades do you suggest?! 


  1. i absolutely love the butters - creme brulee is my fave x

  2. ive heard so much about these i think im going to give in and buy one! i really like the sweet tart one. great post :) x

  3. So tempted to try these. I am so stuck as to which shade to get though, I would love an everyday wearable pink!


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