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January 21, 2012

Revlon Lip Butters: Creamsicle & Red Velvet [Photos & Swatches]

So, I can finally see why everyone is super hyped and can't stop raving about the new Revlon Lip Butters - which aren't currently in Singapore yet - and I hope soon, because I think it would be great to check out more colors in this range.  In general, I like Revlon lip products (I have their matte lipsticks and their Colour Burst ones) - so anyway, these are really pretty.  I must also thank Hazel for helping me to purchase these goodies when she was in the US recently.  She picked out two colors for me, one in a neutral shade, and one that has a pop of color, I am so happy that she chose these colors, I really cannot ask for a better combination!!  Woooooots!!!!

Description from the Revlon website:

Buttery Balm + Shiny Color

Buttery balm with beautiful shiny color to give you baby soft, healthy glowing lips

94% of women felt lips were softer, smoother, and instantly hydrated.

Hydrating mango, shea and coconut butter formula boosts lip moisture by 156%

Pampering gel formula provides super charged hydration and glides on lips buttery smooth

Sheer to medium colour with buttery shine

Available in 20 luscious shades



I only had the chance to swatch these, and I shall give my thoughts and perhaps some comparisons to other lipsticks I own in a separate entry.

But I must say, these do feel incredibly buttery, like a creamy balm, and are more pigmented than I had imagined/ expected.  When you see my lip swatches later you can see what I mean.

Swatches on my hand doesn't show up much, but when worn on the lips (I swiped across my lips about 2 - 3 times) they are pretty intense.

More photos of the packaging:

The lip butter has a flat slanted top, and is housed in a sturdy metal tube.

My eyes practically WIDENED when I saw this color, and I was most eager to see how this pale shade looks on my lips.

This is in the shade Creamsicle -- and as you can see, it only lightened my original lip color - the product is pigmented, but because it is buttery and creamy, it doesn't have that concealer deadly effect.  It also makes my lips look soft.

This is Red Velvet - LOVE THE NAME - and it is a deep classic red. Very nice, and very easy to wear.  I applied straight from the tube as with all my red lipsticks.  The color is deep, almost berry-ish not too dark.  Very very very pretty!!!!


Bottomline?  You need to check these out.  WHEN ARE THESE COMING TO SINGAPORE?


I hope this has been helpful, and thank you for looking.   :)



posted by

!! i love both the shades you got (: (: i can't wait for them to be sold in Singaporeee!! red velvet looks v wearable and pretty

posted by

Red velvet looks good!

posted by

I love the Red Velvet, I'll definitely be watching out for these.

posted by

I love creamsicle! It's sheer enough to let your lip colour show true but pigmented enough to show up too! It's perfect! So excited! Can't wait for these!

posted by

I have to try these.

posted by

great swatches (",) I got myself red velvet and pink truffle.

posted by

Love the swatches and Red Velvet is so intense on, very nice! I need to get my hands on creamsicle, looks lovely to just throw in the makeup pouch for touchups!

posted by Anonymous

I seriously love your blog, it is really a therapy:) These look awesome! How bad we don't have (stil!!!) Revlon here.Such a shame :/
Thanks for sharing!

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