Saturday, 25 May 2013

L'Oreal Colour Riche Balm - Dior Lip Glow Dupe?

Hi Everybody!

My name is Anja and I am a Lip Balm addict! The Canadian Principessa will slowly reveal This is one of my least-guilt inducing purchases but quite possibly the most rewarding one.

L'Oreal Colour Riche Balm Pink SatinThe Colour Riche Balm is what i wanted the Revlon Lip Butters to be - moisturizing, shiny, soothing, lovely...basically prettiness in a tube :) The Best Part - since i discovered these little gems, the urge to continue repurchasing the magical Dior Lip Glow has subsided to say the least. I am not saying that i wont buy it again but it may take a while because i find myself using the Riche Balm in Pink Satin a lot more. The funny thing is that the Lip Glow and the Riche Balm tubes are fairly similar in design - the luxury look was certainly achieved by L'Oreal this time around.

The texture of this is sublime - it glides on so easily, almost melting into the lips. I am happy to say that there is no detectable chemical taste and the fragrance is very faint so i don't think it would bother those with scent issues. The shades are soft but always detectable - after all this is a balm not a lipstick so it wouldn't be fair to judge the lack of pigmentation.

I will say that the color payoff is excellent for a lip treatment even in the lighter shades with a finish that isn't so much glossy as it is a sheen. Pink Satin is one of the lightest ones available and it makes my lips light up with a such a beautiful girly glow - compliments and inquiries galore :)

L'Oreal Colour Riche BalmI am hoarding backups as we speak - L'oreal will discontinue this and then what am i going to do?

For more information about Colour Riche Balm and other L'Oreal cosmetics click here
These are all readily available in any of your local drug and grocery stores, including - Shoppers Drug Mart, Lawtons, Walmart, Target, Wal-Greens, Boots etc.

Have you tried the Colour Riche Balms? Which shade should I try next?



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