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  • Not long lasting
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      25.02.2015 17:23
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      Conditioning for lips, not great colour selection

      Product packaging -
      These lip butters come in interesting packaging, they are less bright and bold than the Maybelline lip balms. The packaging is more elegant and classy which looks more grown up than the baby lips lip balms.

      When these lip butters first came out everybody was excited to get them and were incredibly popular. From the start I gave felt like they are overpriced for what they are. They cost around £7 for just a sheer lip colour. I don't think the tubes of these lip butters actually last that long. The stick of product is very small which would be used up quickly.

      I am not very fond of the colour selection in this range, I do not feel like the colours work well for my particular skin tone. Some of the colours in this range such as Creamsickle are way too light for my lips which looks silly when I wear it. A lot of the colours do not work for me and I don't think that they are very easy to blend in once applied.

      I do like how these feel on the lips though, they are nice and light feeling. The scent of the lip colours is actually quite nice, they smell very sweet. I like how they feel on my lips, they make your lips white soft but I use think for the price and the colour selection they aren't that great.

      I rate these a 4/5 they have both pros and cons. There are a few of these which I would wear but others aren't that great.

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      06.01.2015 17:58
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      • "Intense colour"
      • "Applies beautifully"
      • "Good quality creamy feel"

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      • "Not very moisturising"
      • "Not long lasting"

      This lip butter is a good lipstick but not very conditioning

      Despite having too many lipsticks already, I was seduced into buying another because I liked the sound of the name "Colorburst lip butter". I had been experiencing a period of dry lips which was sometimes worsened by using certain lip sticks. Lip butter sounded hopefully moisturising and the makers Revlon promised intense colour with soft lips as well. It cost me 7.99 in Boots. I chose the colour "Raspberry Pie".

      I am not very keen on the Revlon lip butter tube. The lid is pink plastic with a raised herringbone type pattern on two sides. I just think it looks a bit cheap and flimsy but I am sure the pink colour will appeal to many.

      The lip butter feels like a lipstick crossed with a balm, taking the best aspects of both. It has the creaminess and non greasy feel of a good quality lipstick with the soft and smoothing feel of a balm. It glides on beautifully despite feeling a bit thicker than average. What I loved when my lips were looking dry was how the Revlon lip butter had a smoothing effect and made my lips look plumper and somehow back to normal. Sometimes, I feel a very slight stickiness when I put my lips together, even though I have blotted. But as the feeling is mild and doesn't last, it doesn't bother me much.

      I love the colour of this lipstick - it's a darker shade than the raspberry name might suggest. The pigment is rich and intense with a good glossy finish that seems to especially suit the colour. I find it versatile, and I feel it's a smart colour to wear to work and impactful enough to wear for a night out as well.

      I usually layer the lipstick up with blotting in between, to help it last. Even so, it doesn't hang around for long. I re-apply it every few hours. I can see lipstick marks on my coffee cups but it doesn't completely vanish after drinking. It sort if fades elegantly and without leaving a weird patchy look! I don't think this does much to actually soften my lips. It isn't like applying a balm. The lipstick itself has something of that feel, and doesn't make my lips any drier, but when at the end of the day my lips are in the same condition as when the day started. If you wanted a seriously lip softening product, I think you would be better off with something else.

      Just as a colour intense lipstick, this is a good product that doesn't irritate my lips. It would be good if the colour was longer lasting and if it did more in the softening department but the pigment and finish are good.

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      14.08.2014 13:12
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      • "last pretty well"
      • "good moisturising"
      • "nice colour"

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      • "on the expensive side"

      Moisturising lip colour

      Revlon Colourburst Lip Butters are designed to leave lips soft with irresistible colour. They're priced at £7.99.


      My thoughts
      I like the packaging of these lip butters, they look quite funky with the semi-opaque lids that match the colour of the lip butter. The twist action of the tube is very smooth and the lid clips on nice and securely.

      The texture of the butter is more like a balm than a lipstick, it feels really moist and glides easily onto the lips. It feels very moisturising and leaves my lips feeling really soft.
      The butters are quite highly pigmented, the strength of the colour is somewhere between a tinted balm and a lipstick. You can easily build the colour up depending on how bold you want it to look. They have a lovely sheen to them which makes the lips look nice and healthy. They don't feel too sticky on my lips either.

      While they are very moisturising, don't think you can get away with just using them like a regular balm on dry lips - they cling to dry or flaky skin and draws attention to it just like a lipstick does, so you still need to make sure your lips are in good condition before using them.
      I think these last pretty well on my lips for something that I see more as a balm than a lipstick. My lips stay feeling soft for about 3 hours, but the colour last for 5 or more hours, though it doesn't fare well when eating and drinking or kissing.

      Recommended?
      Yes, I would recommend these lip butters. They work well as a lip balm and add a nice touch of colour, though I do think they're a little on the expensive side.

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      20.06.2014 12:34
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      • "Lovely colour"
      • "moisturises lips "

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      • "Not as long lasting as a lip stick"

      A fabulous mix of lip stick and lip balm

      My favourite lip stick is by Chanel but because it is so expensive I only buy it and wear it for special occasions and luckily there are loads of really good lip sticks available for those of us on a budget. Revlon lip butter is a lovely lip stick with a range of gorgeous colours to choose from. It isn''t actually a lip stick as it is a lip butter which basically means it combines a lip stick with a lip balm. This means that although it gives a lovely gorgeous colour it isn''t as dark as most lip sticks so is suitable for all manner of occasions and would be good for people wanting some colour without the intensity of a lip stick. As soon as you use this is immediately softens yours lips and hydrates them just like a balm would. The colours that I have tried have all been gorgeous and they give a really nice splash of colour while still being subtle. The colour is definitely noticeable but it isn''t as intense as a normal lip stick. The only problem that I have with these lip butters is that as they are quite greasy feeling they aren''t as long lasting as a lip stick which will colour and stay put for ages. I find that I had to reapply these several times throughout the day which in itself isn''t a major problem because it only takes seconds and they ensure my lips stay soft and smooth throughout the day. I wear these to work quite often as they are subtle enough that I don''t feel as though I am wearing too much make-up in a professional environment but they give my lips a pretty sheen of colour. I will probably still stick to using a proper lip stick when I am going out somewhere at night but these are great for everyday use and are genuinely lovely to use and look great on.

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      17.01.2014 11:29
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      A great cross between lipstick and lip balm.

      There's one beauty product that is my absolute weakness and that is lipstick. I love looking at all the different shades and their creative names that make them so appealing (sad, I know). Admittedly, at the moment my lipstick collection is very excessive, but there's no thing as a girl with too much lipstick right?...well, so I keep telling myself!

      After seeing all the hype surrounding these revlon lip butters from beauty bloggers and beauty gurus on YouTube, I took myself over to the Revlon stand the next time I went shopping. I'm so glad I did! At first I picked up just one to try out; this was called 'Strawberry Shortcake' which is a light pink shade. Eventually I went on to buy 'Creme Brûlée' which is a nude, and 'tutti fruitti' a gorgeous orangey coral shade.

      First of all, I love the packaging of the lip butters. The lid for the lipstick is plastic and has a quilted pattern on it, as shown above in the picture above. All the packaging are different colours to represent the shade that they are, which is really useful when picking out your lipstick as you know what colour it is straight away. The shades range from nudes to pinks to corals to reds. With 20 to choose from, a really good shade range in my opinion, with equally great names!

      In my opinion these lip butters are the prefect cross between a lipstick and a lip balm. The great thing about them are that the colour is build-able and can be anything from a sheer subtle cover of colour to a medium splash of colour. I find this useful as I prefer to wear a more subtle lip in the day to a more colourful, dramatic lip at night. Even the bright reds and oranges can be used as a sheer balm for day time wear.

      Another great thing about them being similar to a lip balm is that as well as looking good on the lips they also feel good too - the best of both worlds! They contain hydrating mango, she and coconut butter which helps moisturise the lips. These really are a pleasure to use. They glide onto the lips like butter (hence the name) creating a gorgeous subtle shine.

      I picked mine up for £7.99 from Boots and I would definitely recommend them for any lippy lovers out there! I definitely intend to buy some more shades, 'Candy Apple' being top of my list!

      Well done Revlon! 5 stars from me.

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        29.12.2013 14:24

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        Value for money

        I watched lots of YouTube beauty guru raved about this lip product and decided to try myself one day,so I went to boots and went to reckon section and there are lots of colour selection under the lip butter collection,which are always a bonus,because I have olive skin tone I find it hard to find the right lip colour, and I like to use something that really moisturising on my lip, as I tend to have dry lip on winter time,the revlon lip butter recently came out with winter/autumn colour, this lip butter is very pigmented, I'm tend to build it up the colour using my finger. Revlon lip butter is a must have in my bag wherever I go. I would really recommend this to all the girls that wanted to try new lip product. I would definitely repurchased this again and buy this in all colours. Definitely value for money.

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        27.09.2013 21:18
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        Love, Love, Love

        I am a self-confessed lipstick whore. I just can't help myself; it's a compulsion and a disease.
        But I have to say this product stands out for me and at least one of the colours would feature in my top 5 products of all time, which is high praise indeed.
        The first thing I have to day about this product is that I absolutely love it! I love the colour range, I love the packaging and I love the texture, so let's break this down a little bit further.
        My favourite thing about this product is how easy and hassle free the application is, they are absolutely brilliant for use on the go. I always have at least one three of these in my handbag at all times. (I know you're thinking I'm crazy, but you never know when you're going to need some lipstick, it's my go to if I'm feeling crap).
        I, of course, had to buy 6, because who doesn't need 6 more lipsticks?
        I bought one of every sort of colour, a very dark fuchsia Pink (raspberry pie), a nude (Crème Brulee), an orange (tutti frutti), a plum (Sugar Plum), a light girly pink (Sweet Tart) and finally a red (Wild Watermelon). I can honestly say I love and wear every colour. All of them can be used as a wash of colour on the lips, or built up for a highly pigmented dramatic look. These were clearly designed with hydration in mind, and for me, this is a massive bonus.
        They wear well, and don't end up patchy when fading, I recently took my selection on holiday and they were perfect. They are a lipstick that feels like a lip balm, and they can provide a real whack of colour.
        Finally the packaging is lovely; the outer packaging is done in a quilted effect with frosted plastic as a sleeve and a stainless steel tube inside. It feels high end. I love it.
        I just love this product and everything about it 5 stars from me.

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        12.08.2013 21:45
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        a great lip butter

        I have heard loads of great things about these lip butters and recently, I decided to pick up a few. I bought the Tutti Fruity shade which is a lovely orange, summery colour and I also got the Cherry Tart shade which is a more deeper red colour. They both are really nice and I am so glad that I decided to buy them.

        Application
        This lipstick is really easy to apply, they glide onto my lips quite easily and are shaped nicely to fit the curves in my lips.

        What I Thought
        I love these lipsticks. I own the Tutti Fruiti shade and also the Cherry Tart shade. They both are really pigmented and lovely colours. I find that these are a really easy lipstick to apply and they do not show any little imperfections that I have on my lips (like dry skin).

        Also the texture of these lipsticks is lovely, they feel quite creamy and silky on my lips and you can really feel the lip butter in them. They are not as drying as other lipsticks I have used recently. In fact they are so moisturising is that I don't need to wear lip balm before applying this and my lips are still in great shape.

        I have found that these lipsticks last ages between applying, they do not fade or rub off easily. Usually I get around 4-5 hours out of each application, unless I am eating a lot or drinking, then I need to re apply more frequently.

        Price and Availability
        You can buy this lip butter at any Revlon stand in chemists or supermarkets. I bought mine in Superdrug for around £8. I think that this was quite a fair price for this lipstick because it is really good quality and looks amazing on my lips.

        Overall
        I really liked this lippy, it gives lovely coverage on my lips and is super pigmented, also it is reasonably priced and the colours are amazing! Overall I would give this 5 out of 5 stars.

        *also on ciao under lorrainek90

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        22.07.2013 15:01

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        Description: A combination of buttery balm and shiny color. They are supposed to make your lips baby soft, instantly hydrated, smoother whilst giving them the shiny color. 94% of women felt lips were softer, smoother, and instantly hydrated. It contains shea and coconut butter.
        Price Tag: around £7.99 in Boots or 799 points (watch out for deals 2 for 3) and £7.99 in Superdrug
        Colors Owned: Sugar Frosting, Tutti Frutti, Peach Parfait, Berry Smoothie, Candy Apple, Strawberry Shortcake
        Review: It is not a bad product, that is why it is getting 3 stars from me. For the drugstore product it is more on a pricey side, so I expected the lip butter would have a better staying on power and was disappointed when it did not last on me even for an hour. These are definitely more moisturizing than a normal lipstick, but if you are a dry lips girl, they are not such a good substitute for a lip balm. The color range is good, but please bear in mind that the color pay-off is not that great, so you will need to re-apply every few hours. In America, they keep introducing new colors depending on the season, whereas in the UK you will only find the standard set of colors in shops.
        The packaging of the product is rather disappointing. I like the fact that the cap is the same color as the actual lipstick, makes it easier to pick up the product from the drawer. But the mechanism itself is very poorly made, when you swirl the lipstick up. it practically ruined by Candy Apple.
        My favorite colors are Strawberry shortcake and Tutti Frutti, they are great for summer. I think I will only re-purchase them, when I run out.

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        25.06.2013 12:21
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        good but not great.

        Lipstick is my weakness. I feel it is a justified one as I wear no eye make-up - years of wearing heavy eyeliner during my teenage year was enough for me! I especially love red lipstick, it is an easy way to add polish and interest to an overall look. If I'm wearing all black (which I often do) and want to keep things from getting too gothic then red lipstick is a saviour for adding instant sophistication.

        I bought the colour candy apple which is a bright, perky and in my view a universally flattering red. I love the packaging, it mirrors the products colour and looks expensive and well made.

        --Results--

        The lipstick glides onto the lips really evenly and is buildable in terms of colour - you can either wear it as a nice wash of colour or as a more bold statement red lip. The formula is super moisturising and sits nicely on the lips. However, if you are looking for staying power then this lipstick does not cut it. It will transfer onto cups and food and so forth as well as the colour fading over time - you really have to be dedicated in re-applying this lipstick! On its own it will last around 2 hours so think of it more as a balm - if you want the great colour you will have to re-apply!

        I think this is a great lipstick for young girls just starting to experiment with make up as you really can't go wrong in terms of application and it can still look natural and effortless. It would also be a good product for someone who wants to wear red lipstick but is not ready for full on pillar box red lips and wants something more subtle but still noticeable.

        --Conclusion--

        I am in two minds about this product - on one hand I love the buildable, moisturising colour. On the other hand it just does not last either on the lips or in the bullet as it wears down so quickly. It is more of a glorified colour lip balm than a lipstick. I would probably only purchase this again if it was on offer or as a part of a deal. The lipstick currently retails in Boots for £7.99 (price correct at time of writing) which is comparable in price to other drugstore lipsticks which would last longer. For this reason I have given it a middling 3 stars as a part of me wants to love it but because of the downsides I mentioned I just can't!

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        20.06.2013 19:56
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        Not for me as just did not do what is should, but have heard this works for a lot of other people

        After seeing dozens of reviews about this online I decided to buy a couple from my local Boots. He are my thoughts.

        Packing
        These butters come in a lipstick style container, which starts with a shiny sliver (metal) tube and a black twister at the bottom. There is also a plastic cap that goes on the top and is the colour of the lip product inside this is translucent.

        Colour
        I have candy apple (a red) and sugar frosting (light pink), and the colours here are very sheer. These can be built up if you want more of a colour but it generally remains sheer. This does not stain the lips at all and once the butter has worn off the colour is gone.

        Formulation
        This is very butter like, but is not particulary moisturising and actually after a couple of applications this can make your lips uncomfortable. This does not have an awful lot of staying power either, and due to the texture of the lip butter a lipcote not cannot be worn. One drink or meal and this has worn off.

        Despite the delicious sounding names these have no scent or taste what so ever.

        Pricing and Availability
        As with most Revlon products this can be bought as most Boots and Superdrugs and also a number of stores online. This cost me £7.99 at the time and I feel this is fairly expensive. As the butter is not particularly moisturising and does not add any real colour I do not feel this is worth it.

        Also the product goes down very quickly I wore one of the butters everyday for about two weeks and it is more than half gone. This is due to there being very little product supplied and also the fact that it has to be replaced so many times throughout the day.

        The product had the potential and it is such a shame that it isn't. I guess it is just not for my lip type.

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        03.06.2013 13:06
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        not bad

        I am an active lurker when it comes to watching youtube videos online of the latest makeup and cosmetics, I love watching what people buy as if i like the look of it and its available around my area, then I like to go out and try things for myself.

        The latest thing i bought from a recommendation was two Revlon 'Lip Butters'. I bought these as the girls on youtube looked great with them on and they seemed good for the price. They are priced at £7.99 each but i bought them on special offer at Boots when they had a 3 for the price of 2 promotion on. I picked two up in the colours I liked the most and then the third item I got was a blush which will be reviewed in a separate review.

        The two colours I purchased were; 'Cotton Candy' and 'Sweet tart', I swatched all the colours available on my hands and after a long time pondering which ones to get, I bought them and tried them as soon as I was home.

        So what makes them different from your average lip product? Well they contain hydrating mango, shea and a coconut butter formula which help to keep lips hydrated and they are very smooth to apply hence the name lip 'butter'. They keep lips hydrated for a few hours even when reapplying, unlike other lipsticks that can sometimes dry out your lips.

        I personally really like the look of these both on and off the lips. On the lips they are semi opaque, so not as bright as they look before you put them on, but i like that as its not over the top and is good for a daytime lip colour or a less in your face lip. They seems to last a good couple of hours before needing to be reapplied, but do transfer quickly onto things such as glasses when having a drink which is annoying.

        The packaging of the lip butters is also really nice. the lipstick is in a metal silver tube and covered with a semi see through lid which corresponds to the colour of the stick inside so its easy to decipher whats what.


        I do really like these and plan to get more once I have the money to buy some, they would be perfect for summer just to add a pop of colour to the face. I bought them at Boots, but they are also available at Super drug or anywhere that actively stocks Revlon products, and of course online too.

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        05.05.2013 22:49
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        i would not recommend

        Revlon is one of my favorite beauty brands so i did not hesitate to buy and try this new lip butter. But I am upset to say I am not too sure what all the fuss is about, I can not find anything overly special about it in fact i think it is one of their weakest products.

        The Revlon lip butter comes in the same type of tube as a standard lipstick does, it is a chrome colour with black twistable bottom which has the product brand in white written on it. The lid colour matches the colour of the lipstick, so in my case it is a bright pink colour, but it can be bought in lots of different colours and shades.

        I was very excited when I bought it as in the past Revlon products have been fantastic for me but I was so disappointed when I got it home and sat down at my make up table. I took the lid off and the first thing I noticed was the lid felt very plasticy and cheap not something you would expect from Revlon. The next thing that came to me was the gorgeous smell it was giving off, it smelt of vanilla, a fragrance I love, so first impression was very good for me.

        I loved the colour of the stick of lip butted but when applying it to my lips I found it it was no where near as pigmented as it should be and took quite a few coats to build a decent colour out of it. When applying it did go on very smoothly and felt like I was applying lip balm rather than a lip stick, which I thought was rather nice as I could feel it was keeping my lips nicely hydrated. I was not top impressed with the lip butter as i was upset the colour was not the one it advertised, but I did like the way it felt soft when applying and through out the day.

        As I had expected once I applied it, it was terrible for staying power, the softness lasted a very long time but the colour did not, I spent my whole day re-applying it to make sure I had a nice colour on my lips. I was very disappointed with this as I do not have the time through out the day to keep checking my lipstick to check the colour is still visible.

        Overall, i would not recommend this product, for £7.99 it is not brilliant value for money as I feel it felt more like a tinted lip balm rather than lipstick and it certainly did not have the colourburst it advertised. If you are searching for a coloured lipstick that lasts all day this is certainly like me not for you, but if you are looking for something that keeps your lips hydrated with a hint of colour then by all means go ahead and try this.

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        23.04.2013 19:43
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        Feel like a lip balm but look like lipstick

        THE PRODUCT
        While this looks like a regular lipstick, it is actually more like a lip balm. Revlon say that this contains mango, shea and coconut butter which helps the lip butter to glide on, and help hydrate lips.

        THE TUBE AND LIP BUTTER
        This comes in a tube, and again just looks like lipstick. The stick is a little thinner than a lipstick would be - and I think you would need to be careful when applying this as the thinner size means that it could break off more easily if you were a little over-zealous or if the stick was on the warm size. I would consider putting this into the fridge beforehand if I was going to be going out for the night and using this. The lid of the lip butter is made of plastic and I do think this looks a bit on the cheap side. A metallic lid would look far nicer and do the actual product more justice.

        SHADES AVAILABLE
        There are 20 different colours of Lip Butter available. The amount of shades you can buy in this range is one of the best things about it; I really do think you'd be hard pressed to find one that you didn't like. With names such as Raspberry Pie, Creme Brulee, Red Velvet, Brown Sugar, and Pink Lemonade, these are available in varying shades of pink, red and purple, along with more peachy, natural/brown shades. I did have to stand in Boots for quite a long time while I tried to make my mind up about which one to buy. The one I plumped for was Watermelon, which is a dark pinkish red.

        APPLICATION AND LONGEVITY
        Revlon recommend applying these to clean, dry lips. I would exfoliate my lips before using these, and they glide on. They just feel like you are applying lip balm, and you would not be able to tell the difference.

        Because this is like a lip balm, it needs to be reapplied every so often. The colour is less pigmented than a lipstick, and so I find that I don't necessarily need a mirror in order to apply it so I don't look like a clown. Similarly, it doesn't 'bleed' or end up on your teeth. Repeated application will gradually build the colour up, and after an entire night of use, the colour looked fantastic by the end.

        Unlike when I wear lipstick or lip stain, my lips don't feel dry. I was also able to go out for a meal and drinks wearing this, and it did not come off my lips at all. It doesn't feel sticky like gloss either.

        OTHER
        I find lipstick and some lip glosses too bright/conspicuous to wear in the office, so these lip butters are perfect for work as some shades are more subtles, and not too obvious.

        PRICE
        These cost around £7.99 each. This isn't a price I can afford very often but I would say that they are worth it.

        WOULD I RECOMMEND THESE?
        I would recommend Revlon Lip Butter for people like me who aren't big fans of lipstick but still want some colour and/or to make a statement with their lip colour. For me, it has been lovely to find a product that doesn't dry my lips out, and I am going to enjoy experimenting with different shades and perhaps treating myself to a different colour each payday. While my very strict budget does mean that the price makes me wince a little, for a lot of people these won't seem especially expensive. Nice colours, a large range of shades, no stickiness - I can't fault this product at all.

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          14.04.2013 21:33
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          A lovely moisturising lip butter

          I'm not much of a lipstick wearer to be honest. I don't really think it suits me as I have really small lips, but also I've always found them really drying and just not good for my lips at all. however, when I saw the Revlon lip butters, and all the rave reviews on beauty blogs etc. I thought I'd give them a go as they seemed like they'd be much more moisturising. They can be picked up in Boots for £7.99, but I got mine when it was on offer for around £5, I don't think I'd have paid £7.99 for it.

          The packaging is nice and looks good quality and quite expensive. The base of the stick is black shiny plastic and the lid is made of semi-transparent coloured plastic, dependant on the shade you choose, as you should be able to see from the above picture. I chose the shade 'Cotton Candy' so the lid is a brightish pink colour.

          The lip butter is really easy to apply straight from the stick, it goes on really smoothly and evenly giving a lovely coverage. It feels really moisturising which I was so pleased about as I hate drying lip products and the horrible look they give.

          The colour is quite sheer but buildable so you can have it more opaque if you want. It has a subtle shimmer to it that helps make the lips look really moist and plump. I actually love the look this gives me after just one layer, I find it's subtle enough that I don't feel self-conscious about it drawing attention to my lips but gives a kind of 'polished' makeup look which I like. I love the colour I chose too, it's not as bright a pink as it looks but it still gives a definite pop of pink.

          Without eating and drinking it lasts around 2 hours before I can feel and see it start to fade. I don't think this is too bad as lipsticks and glosses go but obviously it's no good if you want something that's going to stay on all day, it does need reapplying often.

          Overall I do like this lip butter, it definitely leaves my lips feeling moisturised and it looks lovely, but I'm not sure I'd pay full price for it considering how often I have to reapply.

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