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Monday, May 16, 2011

Product Review: Korres Lip Butter in Pomegranate

I ♥ tinted lip balms for the very reason that they moisturize my lips, keeping them soft and supple, while adding a hint of color. That being said, I am going to review another tinted lip balm which has easily become a favorite of mine, in a span of a week or so, and that is Korres Lip Butter in Pomegranate.

What I like:
- A very pretty coral-pink shade that goes on sheer adding just the right amount of color. Not as pigmented as MAC TLC in Gentle Coral but nevertheless, a pretty shade. I'm on a coral-pink kick lately so this shade is so me!
- It smells good, somewhat fruity, a little artificial but not something that would really send me to a sneeze fest. In fact, I love the scent. It reminded me of the old L'Oreal lip glosses in pots (that was way back in 2003 or so) but this smells better.
- Moisturizing. May not be as moisturizing as my Mentholatum Lip Ice Lemon but for a tinted lip balm, it is pretty awesome. I apply these on my lips at night and I wake up with softer lips.
- Non-sticky and non-waxy. Melts like butter on the lips and does not sit on top of the puckers.
- I like the cute packaging. I don't really mind using lippies in pots. What are lip brushes invented for?
- Thanks to local resellers like La Petite Confiserie, we can now gain access to these lip butters. Though I got mine on sale at Girltalk.
- The curious cat in me tried this as a cheek tint and it works just as well.

What I don't like:
- May be a bit pricey at $10 in Sephora and Php 620 at La petite Confiserie for a lip balm that only has 6g of product. But then again, I don't mind paying for something that I like and works.
- The packaging is quite bulky and may lead you to think that it contains more product than it actually does.

Overall rating: 4.5/5

Will I buy again? Definitely! :) Since I always end up getting bummed that I can't get hold of MAC TLC Gentle Coral anymore, this is a good substitute.


Have you tried Korres Lip Butters?

Happy Monday, super awesome peeps! :)


  1. been lemming for this but i hauled eos that's why i'm kinda hesitant :p but because of this, ima get one for me now na! :D

  2. Kat, go get one! I really hope you'll like it too! :P

  3. a friend is going to send me one from the states. YAYYY!!! i want to try this too pammy. the color is so pretty. :3

  4. Sugarpao, yey! I'll wait for your review on this one. :P

  5. the shade is so pretty. i love balms with tint like this. i only have the nivea one, which sucks.

  6. Reina, if it's the Nivea Pomegranate lip balm, I also have it. I actually like it save for the scent, which, I find a little too much. :)

  7. i'm actually curious about these kaya lang expensive e so pass muna. hehe.

  8. it's so pretty! i should call someone from the states to send this to me :)

  9. Crystal, it lasts a long time naman but in case you change your mind and decide to try it, I hope you'll like it. :P

  10. i have the jasmine flavoured one and i agree it is AMAZING! makes my lips so supple. great review =)

  11. Korres tinted lip balms have been lingering in the back of my mind since forever! But I have yet to go out and pick up one. :( & this is the color I've been eyeing too (;

    Haha, I'm totally with you on the whole love for tinted lip balms craze. Just a lovely hint of color (:

  12. Hi P!!! this is such a cute color, and it seems flattering for a lot of skin tones! i salute you for liking the packaging! i dont like lip products in pots cause i dont like dipping my fingers into them and i am too lazy to use a lipbrush hahaha

  13. Gyc, Jasmine is the pale pink one that's almost milky, right? Glad it also works for you. :P

    Tiffo, c'mon! Give Korres lip butters a try! You'll like the Pomegranate one. :P

    G, I might be part of the minority who likes potted lip balms. Haha! :P

  14. I have one and it is fantastic! just read your profile to the left, I love coldplay and criminal minds too except after i watch the show i can't sleep sometimes lol

  15. i want this!! my chapstick lip balm doesn't work well on me anymore haha! and this one's tinted too, added bonus :)

  16. Julie, I think that since that kind of job is my dream job, I am able to sleep. Haha! But there are really some episodes that are quite disturbing, especially in the first few seasons that are so well-written, that I was not able to sleep with the lights off. :P

  17. Hazel, you gotta give this a try then, if that's the case! :P

  18. Love the color, and the texture looks amazing! Sucks I can't get it from Apothica as they won't ship it to Canada )=

  19. Gaby, they won't even ship it to Canada? To think you're just basically like neighbors with them! Haha! Bummer.


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