Tuesday, November 16, 2010

30 Fabulous Holiday Gift Ideas: #4 Balmshell Cosmetics Lip Glosses & Lip/Cheek Tints!

Holiday Gift Idea #4

 BALMSHELL COSMETICS 
Lip Glosses & Lip and Cheek Tints

BALMSHELL’s lip glosses are made with a high-end conditioning formula contains lanolin oil, jojoba oil and no artificial preservatives.


Glosses
What I liked: 
  • Flavored with a hint of natural vanilla
  • Perfume free
  • High gloss & shine
  • Each shade has a different floating illustration
  • Illustration end unscrews and can be attached to a keychain (that comes with) 
  • Non sticky
  • Wearable shades
  • No parabens
  • Really moisturizing
  • Unique concept

What I disliked:
  • Not super long wearing but really what gloss is

Lip & Cheek Tint
A gel based lip and cheek tint with a built-in antibacterial sponge applicator so you won’t get “Caught Red Handed".

What I liked:
  • Non greasy
  • Packaged with an anti-bacterial sponge applicator which will help to not stain your hands
  • Long lasting
  • Stain is pretty pigmented
  • Blends easily
  • Formula includes rose water which helps extract oil from skin
  • Love that it can be worn on more than one area (lip & cheek)
  • Wearable shades
  • Lightweight

What I disliked:
  • While I like the idea of the sponge I found it a little small for my cheek area
  • When applied to lips can feel a bit dry (most stains feel this way) but was fixed with a little gloss on top

Who to gift these to:
  • Secret Santa gifts
  • Co-workers 
  • Your closest girlfriends
  • Anyone who enjoys cartoons and floaty pens :)
  • Anyone who doesn't have a lot of time and would love a multi-use product
  • All the teens/young ladies in your life.
This is how the lip & cheek tint in Gossip Greta looks on me.
This is how it looks once I added a pinky gloss on top (Caryl Baker VIsage "Sunshine")
With cute names and even cuter illustrations BALMSHELL's products are sure to be a hit with anyone on your list! You can read all about my experiences with the brand and its amazing team here.

 BONUS!

From now until December 31st 2010 BALMSHELL is offering Faces By Farah  readers 15% off with coupon code "FARAH15" when you order from Balmshell.com so if you have every wanted to try this line or know someone who does now is a great time to buy ;) *code only applies to online orders

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