Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Body Shop Flavoured Lip Gloss in Lychee

Hey dears!

Last March I received a package from The Body Shop containing quite a number of loots. One of them is this...

The Body Shop Flavoured Lip Gloss in Lychee

It smells super good and it tastes so sweet! An even more sweetened lychee. I doubt that I can give an estimate of the product's lasting power since I can't stop licking it off my lips. LOL But it is just an ordinary lipgloss so I guess it stays for only a couple of hours. :P


It's packaged in a transparent tube. I do prefer my glosses with applicators than like this where you have to squeeze it out and you have to directly place the tube on your mouth. I just find this kind of packaging so messy and controlling the amount of product you squeeze out can be tedious compared to the glosses with applicators already. So I just carry around a lip brush with me at all times. :P

This is what's on the back of the packaging...

And here are more info about the lip gloss from the website:

High-impact, glossy colour with a juicy lychee flavour. This luscious lip gloss delivers super-shiny, sheer colour.

- Super shiny
- Sheer colour
- Natural flavour


The heart inside:

MARULA OIL
Our Community Fair Trade marula oil comes from the Eudafano Women’s Co-operative in northern Namibia. The women hand-select the marula fruits, then the nuts are extracted and dried in the sun. The kernels are cold-pressed to release the oil. The 1,750 women involved in the project report that the benefits to them go beyond money. It also helps to give them a sense of independence, business management and confidence. To find out more, visit our Community Fair Trade section.

FULL INGREDIENTS

Polybutene (Binder), Ricinus Communis Seed Oil/Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil (Emollient), Dextrin Palmitate (Emulsifying Agent), Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate (Skin Conditioning Agent), Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil (Emollient/Skin Conditioner), Passiflora Incarnata Seed Oil (Emollient/Skin Conditioning Agent), Cocos Nucifera Oil/Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil (Emollient), Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil (Skin Conditioning Agent), Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (Emollient), Aroma/Flavor (Flavour), Cera Alba/Beeswax (Emulsifier/Emollient), Tocopheryl Acetate (Antioxidant), Panthenol (Skin Conditioning Agent), Benzyl Benzoate (Solvent), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Barium Sulfate (Opacifier), Talc (Absorbent/Bulking Agent), Citronellol (Fragrance Ingredient), Geraniol (Fragrance Ingredient), CI 77891/Titanium Dioxide (Colorant), CI 15850/Red 7 Lake (Colorant), CI 77492/Iron Oxides (Colour), CI 77491/Iron Oxides (Colour), CI 77499/Iron Oxides (Colour).


How to use
Apply to lips straight from the tube.


Swatch on my hand

It's like a translucent nudish pink. Almost the same color as my lips!

On my lips

It makes my lips look healthier and fuller. I like the finish but I wish it gives a little more coverage. :)

I guess that's all I have to say about the product. :)


Cheers,
DAWN


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