Friday, December 18, 2009

Review and Battle of the NYC glosses!

I have been a long long time fan of NYC's Roll-On Lip Gloss in either watermelon or strawberry so when I happen to see other NYC glosses at the Lisa's Cosmetic Sale I didn't hesitate to pick one up.

The gloss I picked up was the Lip Smoothie in strawberry. I opened the packaging yesterday and applied it on my lips. I immediately noticed an awful plastic smell on my lips and wiped them off right away. For the next 3+ hours I could smell that horrible plastic smell. Also the texture of the lip gloss was not for me it was super sticky and waxy feeling.

I went on NYC's site today to try to look up more info on this product and couldn't find it anywhere so maybe its discontinued. Thank god for that because I would never ever recommend this product to anyone.





It doesn't even come close to the NYC Roll-On Lip Gloss which is my absolute favorite. Its super shiny, not sticky at all and an added bonus is that it smells and tastes great!

At a price of approx $2.47 cdn this is def my go to gloss. It looks great over any lip liner or color or by itself. As far as I know its available at Walmart & Loblaws and a definite must have.

Warning about the Roll-On Lip gloss:
  • 90% of the time I've taken this gloss in my carry-on on a flight the roller ball dislodges and I can no longer use the gloss
  • If you take it on vaca to a hot place like the Caribbean DO NOT use this gloss when tanning as it ended up aiding in the burning of my lips after a few days.
Other then those 2 random minor things I give the NYC roll on gloss 2 thumbs UP and the NYC lip smoothie 2 thumbs DOWN! In fact its being trashed as we speak ;)

xoxo
Farah
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4 comments:

Gaby on December 18, 2009 at 11:41 AM said...

That roll-on lipgloss is one of the first lipglosses I've ever used!

April on December 18, 2009 at 12:52 PM said...

I saw these roll-ons at Target the other day and couldn't decide which flavor sounded better ... I guess at that price I could have gotten both! Ha ha!!

Farah on December 18, 2009 at 1:37 PM said...

def get both I have one in each purse and extras around the house thats how much i love it LOL

Monica on December 20, 2009 at 10:03 AM said...

I use to love roll-on lipgloss when I was kid, I'd get the Avon ones.

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