Sunday, 10 February 2013

Revlon Kissable Balm Stain in 'Darling'

 
 

Please do excuse my face in these photos, they haven't been edited. This is a long time coming but today is a post of my thoughts on Revlon's kissable Balm Stain. I went for the purple shade, 'Darling' as I've been loving purple-blue tones recently. Do bare in mind that 'Darling' and 'Cherish' are very very simillar, it probably isnt worth buying both shades if you're collecting. This product is quite unusual in that you can pretty much get 3 shades from it. Applied lightly its a sheer candy pink (which is what I expect 'Cherish' looks like), the purple you expect when layered on a fair bit and a bright mid pink stain when the gloss has worn off. Do bare in mind that I naturally have quite red-pigmented lips, if you have very very pigmented lips I'd say try and use a primer shade underneath, Natural Collection's 'Apple Blossom' is an inexpensive example.

Theres not much I can say about this as it really is what you expect from a balm stain stick, sheer pay-off, glossy finish and lasting colour. I'd say my only gripe about this product is the smell, it's an artificial mint scent, quite like polo mints, toothpaste and TCP mixed together, but this only exists in the stick and doesn't transfer on to the lips thankfully.

Revlon Kissable Balm Stain in 'Darling' £8 Boots & Superdrug.


17 comments :

  1. I have honey and lovesick and love them! This is a really pretty colour too though so I might have to check it out:)xo

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  2. That is such a pretty colour and its much more natural i would have expected i to be!:)

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  3. I really need to try these, love this shade xx

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  4. I have never tried one of these, but I love the colour of this one!x

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  5. This looks really lovely on you, I like natural colours like these :-)

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  6. the colour looks really pretty :) dont like the sound of the smell of it !

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  7. Love this colour on you x

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  8. Oh that is a gorgeous colour! It looks lovely on you :D

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  9. Love this colour, it's not too out there but still super pretty xx

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  10. Such a nice colour, I've only got the darker shades in the kissable balm stains but will definitely have a look next time I'm in boots! Xxx

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  11. love it.. such a nice pretty pink colour, just what i love most!
    xx

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  12. Hi lovely,
    I have just followed your blog after finding you through the #bbloggers blog hop, your blog is lovely! I have the shade Cherish and it comes up as a bright fuschia pink on me, although doesn't seem to look as bright on others.
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  13. This is so gorgeous and looks really pretty on you

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  14. I have and love them!

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  15. Pretty shade :)


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  16. I always look at these in Boots and the colours look lovely but I love something with a bit more staying power. Its a lovely colour though, great review xx




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