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ah revlon, the only drugstore makeup that i keep coming back to.  i just can’t help it! LOL  i’ve been eyeing the colorburst collection since it came out and the almond oil in the lipsticks intrigued me.  almond oil?  i thought argan oil was the in thing these days? hehehe  well since i didn’t like the opacity or pigmentation of the previous colorburst lip glosses and i’ve already lot’s of lippies, i decided to wait.  i’m glad i did and recently revlon decided to expand their color selection for both the lipSTICKS and lip glosses.  one of their newer shades is this, papaya.  hehehe so summer, right?
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020 papaya, i could only get one, because i wanted to try it out first, but fire is prolly something i’d go back for.
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anyway compared to Etude’s Lucid Darling glosses, revlon lasts 3x longer [etude’s glosses expire within 6mos upon opening]



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woah the pigmentation and opacity!
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and it’s hard to drink this down!
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i can put as little or more if i wanted redder lips.  just that if i put more, i was afraid i’d look like i just had lechon for lunch LOL.
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looks like my lips only better? hahaha you be the judge.
Likes:

  • the doe foot applicator, i get to use the entire [either] side of it instead of the wedge part in older models of lip gloss doe foot applicators
  • the shade, i love how watermelon-y bright it is, it’s red sorta but summer happy kinda red
  • no weird rubber tastes, no taste that i can discern unlike what hollyannaeree may have tasted 😉
  • no weird smell either
  • as my tap water tests shows, this thing can last through water and some saliva.
  • it has 18 mos of shelf life compared to some lip glosses that only lasts 6mos.
  • DID NOT DRY MY LIPS OUT.  i love this thing, it’s like petroleum jelly with color hahaha
Dislikes:
  • revlon is sold expensively in the Philippines.  it’s a drugstore brand for Pete’s sake.  it’s P575 for something at most US$8 [PhP344-ish]
Do i recommend? : definitely, it’s a really great lip gloss with loads of color, just get it somewhere else like duty free or online
Will I repurchase? : definitely, i’m eyeing the ‘fire’ shade…the newer colorburst shades are more pigmented than their earlier releases.  
any one else tried the newer colorburst shades?
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