Thursday, 23 January 2014

REVIEW | Revlon Matte & Lacquer Lip Balms + GIVEAWAY!

I tried my hardest to steer my eyes away from these new releases from Revlon but I succumbed to the 3 for 2 offer in Boots and got my mits on 1 of the matte balms, 1 lacquer..and 1 for you guys, I'm giving the matte red lip balm in Striking away!

I first saw these in my local Boots at home, which is the size of a postage stamp, so there was only 4 shades to choose from, however everyone knows I'm a sucker for a pinky nude so when I saw 'Elusive' and 'Demur', I just had to have them!

Elusive is the perfect 'your lips but better' shade - a matte pinky nude with an extra kick to it and is really easy to wear for every day use.The matte balms are very creamy and can be applied like an absolute dream leaving a velvety finish which stays put for hours!

Demure is a glossy nude, with teeny particles of subtle glitter, which if anything, just make the shade look even shinier, and is has the same texture and consistency as a lip balm, with it almost being as hydrating! I absolutely love this shade, it's such a beautiful nude, and I know this will be getting  a lot of use!

Like the Revlon lip crayons released last year, they have a minty scent and taste, with the balms being able to be twisted upwards to get more of the product - yay, no messy sharpeners needed! At £7.99, I think they're such a great price as the quality of these lip products can compete against many high end brands!

As soon as I get back upto Newcastle, I am heading straight to the biggest Boots store, and picking up the matte balms in Mischievous, Sultry and Complex!

If you would like the chance to win the matte lip balm shade in Striking(shown below), enter below!!

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  1. This is such a lovely giveaway, thankyou! One of my all time favourite books is Lolita :)

    Catherine, xo // Lady Liquor Vintage

  2. Lovely giveaway hun and these crayons are brilliant x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

  3. Ooh Charlotte, I just come across your blog and you're hosting a giveaway for one of the products I've lusting after the most at the moment ..and in my favourite shade too! I'm sure my Boots will be smaller than yours because mine isn't even stocking these AT ALL :(:( Boo!

    The only books I really read are text books for uni :(:( don't remember the last time i had chance to read for please, probably when Harry Potter first came out was the last time I properly read :( xxx

  4. Ah you got the same shades that I have my eye on! Think I'll have to get them tomorrow in town, hope they have plenty in stock! x

  5. such a nice idea, i need to snap up a few of the new shades asap! my all time favourite book has to be to kill a mockingbird! xo

  6. Thank you for running this lovely give away!
    My favourite book is 'A Thousand Splendid Sun's' by Khaled Hosseini. Or is it 'The Sea Sister's' by Lucy Clark. Or maybe 'The No.1 Ladies Detected Agency' series by Alexander McCall Smith...can't choose! xx

  7. My favourite books are Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and the Harry Potter series :) x


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