Elle 18 Juicy Lip Balm in Juicy Berry

This review will be short and sweet!

Here’s a pretty pink lip gloss. Elle 18 Juicy Lip Balm in Juicy Berry. It’s a lovely warm pink, very much coral in the tube. It’s a very sheer lip gloss. On the lips, the colour changes a bit depending on your pigmentation. This will also work well as a layering gloss over pink and nude lipsticks.

It is very lightweight and thus feels comfortable on the lips and not sticky. The consistency is thin and very similar to the Maybelline Colorsensational High Shine Lip Gloss. That’s one thing I do like about this and also the strong vanilla scent.

With a sheer coat this barely lasts for 1-2 hours and at the end of it there colour is gone and you just have a film on your lips. With more coats it can manage 2-3 hours of wear but the colour fades quite a lot. With more coats, it will settle into lines and gather near the edges a bit. It stays very glossy when you apply it but the colour fades till you have a slightly glossy film left behind.

The packaging is nothing fancy, it’s a standard plastic lip gloss tube. You get 9ml of product fro Rs. 110.

Overall, it’s an average lip gloss, the plus point being the consistency but the downer being the staying power. I can’t find this online but I’ve linked to places that sell Elle 18.

If you’re on a budget and what to try a pretty lip gloss and don’t mind reapplying, go for it. But it would make more sense to add a couple more hundred and go for the Maybelline one instead, it has better staying power.

Photos and swatches!

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Checklist

Name: Juicy Lip Balm

Brand : Elle 18

Shade : Juicy Berry

Colour :  Warm coral pink

Product Amount : 9ml

Pigmentation : Sheer

Finish and Texture : Lightweight and very glossy finish

Durability : Lasts around 2-3 hours without meals

Fragrance : Strong vanilla scent

Shelf Life : 24 months

Price : Rs. 110

Available at : Purplle, Nykaa

Overall : 3.5/5

 

Disclaimer – The product is a PR sample. The review as always is 100% honest.
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  • http://theknotstory.com/ theknotstory

    I too found it okayish.
    http://theknotstory.com/

    • http://www.xuvious.com/ Xuvious

      Yea, pretty average.

  • Natasha Bhatt

    The shade is pretty on ur lips .. i hv one of these too :)

    • http://www.xuvious.com/ Xuvious

      Oh nice, which shade do you have?

  • http://adorableshe.com/ nausheen

    i love this glosses from ell18, this shade looks good on your pout :)

    • http://www.xuvious.com/ Xuvious

      Oh, which other shades do you like?

  • adriana m

    nice color!! :)