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KissKiss Lip Lift Primer
Member Name: walsha11
KissKiss Lip Lift Primer
Date: 02/04/12, updated on 03/04/12 (55 review reads)
Advantages: pretty design
Disadvantages: doesn't do anything, price.
This is another one of my impulse Guerlain purchases from a few months back. I am a bit of a fool for a marketing ploy and just loved the design and information behind this product enough to splash the cash and buy one.
This product is a primer for lips. It is designed to condition and smooth lips and provide a great base for lipstick. Now...I don't really wear lipstick very often but I do love a lip tint or colour cream and am a bit of a sucker for lip salves and balms.
The product comes in a lovely gold metal tube with a fancy cube designed lid. The product looks plush and expensive and very subtly displays the name of the brand at the bottom of the tube. It has a winding applicator with a stick primer which is slanted to allow instant application to your lips. It is a handy travel size and perfect to slip into your handbag. I love the glamour of it looking like a lipstick without being a lipstick. There is something so classic about a woman applying a lipstick but unfortunately because I don't wear lipstick often I can't really indulge myself. This certainly gives me the opportunity to.
I really love using a primer before I apply my makeup so I had high hopes that this lip primer might provide the same kind of effects for my lips. I do worry when I use lip colours or lipsticks that they bleed and make my application look rather too clumsy - especially when you are out and can't check it. I was hoping this product might provide me with the peace of mind to not have to keep flipping open my compact to check the state of my lips. The application of the product is fine, it goes on smoothly with very little hassle and forms a base on my lips which you can then apply lipstick on top of. It is designed to have a plumping effect but I didn't really see much difference, nor did it actually make any difference to the normal effect of applying a colour to my lips. I still felt uneasy and I didn't really think the product did much to protect my lip colour from bleeding.
The product retails at £19 but can be found cheaper online and in certain shops. My advice though is not to bother. I wasn't very impressed by it, I felt it could have done a lot more for me and my lasting impression is that of disappointment I'm afraid.
So, overall? don't bother.
Summary: Don't bother - a high price for nothing.