Product Review: Revlon Colorburst Lip Butters

It has been such a long time- today, I have chosen to review the lovely Revlon Lip Butters which have FINALLY reached Australia (they were all the rage in the US months ago).

I have long awaited the arrival of these lip butters, and being a beauty junkie I ran to my nearest Priceline Pharmacy to get my hands on these beautiful babies. The Revlon Colorburst Lip Butters, are a mix between a lipstick and a lip balm- they give the moisture of a lip balm and have enough pigment to tint your lips!

PRODUCT:

The product itself consistency wise is very much like any lip balm- very smooth and almost too soft- I’m saying this because the lip balm itself tends to rub onto the insides and rim of the tube being so very, very ‘buttery’ soft, bit of product wastage, but no harm done! You get about .09 oz ( 2.55 g) which is a decent amount of product, but with how much I will be using them, I’ll probably run out awfully quickly. ‘Hydrating mango, shea and coconut butter formula’ is advertised as ingredients which help promote ‘lip moisture by 156%,’ as claimed. In saying so I do not find them to be extremely moisturising, but they do their job well and the colour payoff is great for the darker shades, whilst the lighter ones lean more to sheer washes of colour -a la my lips but better. Note: Some shades do have tiny glitter specks, so be sure to swatch testers before buying!

There are 20 shades altogether which have hit most Revlon counters and stockists, but be quick I went to 3 stores to find the colours I wanted, I purchased: Peach Parfait (peachy pink), Fig Jam (scarily chocolate brown in the tube), Berry Smoothie (I love this colour!), Tutti Frutti (coral orangey red) and I really want Red Velvet (wintry vampy red)! For any swatches, Google away, most beauty gurus have reviewed and swatched all colours and they are very true to their photographed shades!

PACKAGING:
The product is housed in a square metal twist tube like most lipsticks. The base of the tube is black with the silver Revlon logo (sticker on the bottom has the colour code and product name). The clear plastic lid is reflective of the lip butter colour it houses and has the signature Revlon Colorburst criss-cross design on opposite sides making it easier to grip and open.

RECOMMENDATION:

Overall, a wonderful product, which shortens my daily make up routine by about 30 seconds- no need to apply a lip balm! 8/10- It lost 2 points – due to the time it took to be available in Australia and it’s not particularly long lasting, one must reapply every 2 hours.

Price point- $21.95 AUD costly for a drugstore lippy, but luckily if you get into Priceline pharmacies quick, it’s BUY 1 GET 1 FREE until the 23rd April 2012, I’d sprint if I were you!

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38 Comments

  • Reply yslyenom Friday 19th April, 2013 at 11:53 pm

    The name sounds yummy.

  • Reply Jane Sunday 13th January, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    I’m not a big fan of these lip butters. I don’t like the smell, texture or consistency at all.

  • lanalang
    Reply lanalang Friday 21st December, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    I’m addicted to these.. They’re soooo amazing!! Like omg.

  • Reply flower52 Saturday 24th November, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    My daughter loves these she nearly has the whole set that is available in Australia, Pity the whole line isn’t available here

  • DearMonet
    Reply DearMonet Sunday 18th November, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    This product has cult status on YouTube beauty blogs!!!

  • Reply angfashiondiva Friday 12th October, 2012 at 10:49 am

    Looking for a new tinted lip gloss, maybe I should get on board the lip butter train then..

  • lanalang
    Reply lanalang Tuesday 9th October, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    I love these!

  • Reply leckytomato Tuesday 14th August, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    looks good!

  • Reply T1NA Monday 13th August, 2012 at 9:49 am

    nice!

  • Reply roxymisha Tuesday 10th July, 2012 at 10:27 am

    I love my candy tart – but regular use requires frequent replacement!

  • Eternalise
    Reply Eternalise Thursday 21st June, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Ahh I’ve been on the fence about trying this lippy but after reading this it’s a done deal 🙂

  • Reply bluebird Thursday 24th May, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    Wish I hadn’t missed out on the two for one deal, hope it comes up again!

  • Reply daysofourlives123 Monday 21st May, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    looks amazing!

  • Reply thugsy Thursday 3rd May, 2012 at 8:21 am

    🙂

  • Reply doogs Thursday 3rd May, 2012 at 8:19 am

    would love to try

  • Reply bardie Thursday 3rd May, 2012 at 8:16 am

    I love their criss-cross designs

  • Reply jarjar Thursday 3rd May, 2012 at 8:12 am

    love

  • Reply tamika.m Wednesday 2nd May, 2012 at 10:45 am

    It sounds good but im not sure that id pay that sort of money for it, id rather opt for Baby lips, or something. Id love to try it, but maybe when its cheaper.

    Great review though, good work!

  • Reply Tonia Tuesday 17th April, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    Sounds great, will try to get to my nearest Priceline & hope they have them in! ( I live in the country so they don’t always get all the latest products!)

  • Reply Raquel24 Tuesday 17th April, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    I think a good lipstick can really finish an outfit.. there are so many colours out there.. i need a higher income just to try them out.

  • Reply betelgeuse Tuesday 17th April, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    A bit too pricey for me 🙁

  • Reply aalana Tuesday 17th April, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    nice!

  • Reply chris Tuesday 17th April, 2012 at 8:44 am

    Sounds good

  • Reply maggielyly Monday 16th April, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Will definitely check out priceline tmrw!
    thanks for letting us know!

  • Reply julzjulzz Monday 16th April, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    Priceline is also having a Buy 1 get one free ladies 😀

  • Reply jennybean Monday 16th April, 2012 at 10:41 am

    I think they’re too expensive in Australia 🙁

  • Reply KNY Monday 16th April, 2012 at 10:20 am

    These sound so good, I really must check them out.

  • Fashionista8P
    Reply Fashionista8P Monday 16th April, 2012 at 9:41 am

    everyone is talking about this.. i want one!!

  • wendyandco
    Reply wendyandco Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    My Priceline has no lip butters left, noo! But I already have 6 so maybe I should stop there…

    • Tash Williams
      Reply Tash Williams Monday 16th April, 2012 at 9:56 am

      hahaha you need a Lipbutters Anonymous!

      • wendyandco
        Reply wendyandco Tuesday 17th April, 2012 at 11:34 pm

        Haha, I think so too!

  • sommy7
    Reply sommy7 Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    looks delicious and soft

  • Reply adnrew Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    great color

  • Reply MsKimo Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    I love these, worth every cent!

  • Reply Whatthe Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    These sound really good.

  • Reply traanster Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Great review 🙂

  • flossyfewclothes
    Reply flossyfewclothes Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    they sound really nice..Thanks for a great review ! 😎

  • Reply kymheaton Sunday 15th April, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Sounds good!

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