DHC Moisture Care Lip gloss - Pink
Price: $4.50 (clearance)
What they say: Plump it up. These pout-perfectors make your lips appear fuller with moisturizing and plumping ingredients, including hyaluronic acid, olive oil, and collagen. Use these transparent, glistening hues on bare lips for a soft, shiny look or try them over your favorite DHC lip colors to amp up the glamour.
What to do: Squeeze the tube and glide evenly over lips. May be used alone or layered with other lip colors.
What's in it: hydrogenated polyisobutene, diisostearyl malate, isotridecyl isononanoate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, isostearic acid, tocopherol, phenoxyethanol, sorbitan isostearate, ethylhexyl palmitate, stearyl glycyrrhetinate, tribehenin, isostearoyl hydrolyzed collagen, ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate, silica, palmitoyl oligopeptide, sodium hyaluronate, silica silylate (LGA02-LGA06), phenyl trimethicone (LGA02-LGA06), polyglyceryl-2 triisostearate (LGA02-LGA06), alumina (LGA02-LGA06), stearic acid (LGA02-LGA06), polyglyceryl-2 isostearate (LGA02-LGA06), hydrogenated castor oi (LGA02-LGA06)l,barium sulfate (LGA02-LGA06) May contain: titanium dioxide, yellow 6, yellow 5, iron oxides, red 7, red 6
The good stuff:
- Cute packaging
- Glossy & shiny
- Color is super sheer, basically clear
My take: While this gloss is pretty and shiny, it is so sheer that it basically goes on clear on my lips. I didn't really notice any plumping (not that I need it) and there is not much of a smell/taste. It's just a really cute shiny clear gloss. Would I repurchase: No.
DHC Lip Cream
What they say: Lip service. Free radical neutralizers in olive oil and vitamin E defend against feather line creators and collagen deflators. Lips receive long-lasting moisture, look less rough, and feel undeniably more luscious.
What to do: Glide evenly over lips.
What's in it: lanolin oil, caprylic/capric triglyceride, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax/candelilla cera/cire de candelilla, lanolin, beeswax/cera alba/cire d’abeille, stearic acid, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, squalane, pentylene glycol, panax ginseng root extract, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopherol, phenoxyethanol, stearyl glycyrrhetinate
The good stuff:
- Relatively inexpensive
- Nice packaging
- Super moisturizing/hydrating
- Makes lips soft & smooth
- Glossy sheen
- GREAT as a lip primer
- The smell/taste is definitely not "good" but it's not "terrible" either.
← DHC Lip Cream, NYX Round Lipstick - Orange Soda
My take: This is my new HG lip balm! I love this product. It pretty much does everything it says it will. I have horrible issues w/ my lips being dry, peeling, and flakey --which is why I rarely can wear lipstick-- and this solves it all! I could never wear creamy color because my lip lines and dryness just gets highlighted and it's gross! But this fills in lip lines and keeps flakiness and dryness at bay, making a perfect smooth canvas for layering lipcolor.
I've tried a bunch of different lipbalms, drug & department store, but this has worked the best for me so far. Alone, it is a nice glossy balm that is very moisturizing and soothing. The only thing that may bug some people is the taste/smell, like I mentioned, it's not good (def. not sweet or tasty) but it's not intolerable (like old lipstick) either. Once you apply it, you forget about it though.
Would I repurchase: YES! If you have dry flaky lips too, I would highly reccommend this!
Here's some swatches...
to show just how ecstatic I am about this product. Lip lines completely erased, even with creamy opaque color like NYX lipsticks.
DHC Lip Cream, NYX Round Lipstick - Orange Soda & Circe
DHC Lip Cream, NYX Round Lipstick - Orange Soada, Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited - Jupiter Brown
DHC Lip Cream, NYX Round Lipstick Orange Soda & Circe, F21 Vial Lipgloss - Rose
Oh, I'm loving my NYX Orange Soda lately ^^ ♥