“ Brand: Hello Kitty / Balm / Type: Lip Balm / Subcategory: Gloss / What it does: regenerates, „
I am obsessed with both lip balm and gloss and Hello kitty. I am a grown woman and not the target market for Hello Kitty products but I am fascinated with Japanese Anime and pop art so Hello Kitty is right up my street.
The lip balm was a little gift from a friend of mine who knew how much I loved Hello Kitty and knew that I would appreciate getting it.
Mine differs from the picture shown on dooyoo in that although it is a strawberry glossy lip balm the tin is decorated differently. On my one the lipbalm comes in a little pot but it also has a small Hello Kitty figure on top and is by far cuter than the one shown.
To be perfectly honest I wasn't expecting much from the lip balm and just thought it would be a cute tin to add to my collection. I did try it however and was pleasantly surprised. The balm has a beautiful strawberry scent to it that is quite strong and fruity. The consistency of the balm is quite sticky and when I put it on it immediately relieved my lip lips.
I have an obsession with lip gloss and love my juicy tubes and whilst this in no way can compete with the gloss from them for what I assume to be a cheapish balm it does a fantastic job. It left my lips feeling and looking glossy and shiny. It didn't have the best longevity but it did last a couple of hours before I needed to reapply.
The little tub only had a small amount of balm and it didn't last all that long and when my tub was finished I tried desperately to find it again. I couldn't find the gorgeous tub my friend got me but I did find the balm in a different tub that had the same product in it but just a less impressive tub. The second one I got cost me £2.89 from an online retailer but if you collect Hello Kitty then you really need to hunt down the tub with the figure on top as it is seriously cute.
Hello Kitty Strawberry Glossy Lip Balm
I received this lip gloss balm as a small present last summer and mine looks similar to the one pictured, but mine has an animal print on the front and it says "Hello kitty widely cute!"... which is cute. It is a small 17ml or 0.59 fl oz little tub/jar. The glossy lip balm is also in a cute heart shaped tub. The tin is also really small and compact so it would be great for holidays/traveling/festivals.
I love hello kitty it is so cute and adorable. So when I got this as a present I was really pleased and I also really really love strawberries so it is a god combination for me.
It says that it is a glossy lip balm, which I have never heard of before as lip balm are usually quite matte and just a bit shiny but when I opened this I was a bit surprised to find a super glossy/shiny fuschia coloured balm. It looks like a lip gloss but as a solid form, its a little bit odd.
But it leaves my lips so shiny and glossy - like a lip gloss and it slowly absorbs, so the shiny effect stays for quite a while. Which is good if you like that and if you like lip glosses but I don't really but thats just me, but other people who like glosses will really like this.
But the main thing about this product that I like is the fact that it smells of strawberries, but it does not smell of fresh 'real' strawberries (which I also love) but it smells of artificial sweet candy strawberries (Its a bit hard to describe the scent) but it is SO nice! I love the scent and it tastes good too :)
I got mine as a present but I think that they did actually sell it in river island last summer but I don't think they do now. But you can buy them from ebay really cheap, which is good and they also come in six different heart shaped designs which are so cute.
*Insanely cute packaging
*Who doesn't love hello kitty!
*Really nice sweet candy strawberry scent - but some people don't seem to like it but I do
*Very glossy - like a lip gloss in solid form
*Lasts ages in the tin
*Glossy effect stays on for ages
*Very hard metal tin - strong
*Tastes very good (but I don't think I should eat it off my lips) :)
*A bit messy to use and apply with my fingers - but I just use a lip brush to apply it
*Does not contain any/little natural ingredients - that I know of
*Some people may find the scent sickly and not very nice (my sister for example) but other may like it... Me.
Thank you for reading my review