Review: Vera Wang Hippie Princess

A new limited edition offering from Vera Wang, Hippie Princess is described as:

From bright colors to bohemian-inspired prints, Hippie Princess is the newest fragrance in Vera Wang’s iconic Princess line. This princess has rings on her fingers and flowers in her hair. She is brave, happy and destined for greatness. exotic fruity floral. Hippie Princess effortlessly shines with a captivating palette of exotic fruits and gentle florals.

The fragrance opens with a playful indulgence of Red Mango and floral White Freesia, which balance out the juicy notes of Apricot Nectar and smooth Lotus Flower at the heart. Soft Blonde Woods, sheer Pink Musk, and indulgent Vanilla warm the fragrance as it dries down on the skin.

The box and bottle are nicely designed and both would be great to display on your dressing table. As with the Princess line, the bottle features two wearable rings that doubles up as the cap. Unfortunately for my child-like fingers, these slip right off so they will simply function as the cap.

Vera Wang Hippie Princess $49

Vera Wang Hippie Princess $49

When I first read the name, my mind conjured up images of a scent that was a woody, floral, spicy. Something along those lines. However, upon my first spray, I was met with a soft, slightly musky, fruity scent. This is a great scent for Spring into Summer as it is an uplifting and fresh scent.

As this is an EDT, lasting power isn’t amazeballs but it’s fine – not super strong but you’ll get a whiff of it here and there.

You can pick up a 50ml EDT bottle of this for 449 (bargain!) at Priceline, Chemist Warehouse and selected pharmacies nationally.

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Review: Manicare Scented Moisturising Nail Polish Remover Pads

Manicare Nail Polish Remover Pads $4.95

Manicare Nail Polish Remover Pads $4.95

I have never used nail polish remover pads before but the feedback from others around me told me they were not effective at all. So when I picked up these Manicare Scented Moisturising Nail Polish Remover Pads at the McPherson’s Beauty Boutique last year, they sat in the deep, dark drawers of my beauty cupboard. This year, I grabbed a few more of these at the recent McPherson’s Beauty Boutique and passed them onto my sister. She gave them a try and was amazed! So I decided to try them out for myself to see what this magic is!

Manicare Nail Polish Remover Pads $4.95

Manicare Nail Polish Remover Pads $4.95

These are pre-moistened wipes without the stench of acetone. I usually use pure acetone which removes nail polish quick sticks but the downside is that the alcohol dries out my hands like no tomorrow. I found that these were strong enough to remove my nail polish without the need for constant scrubbing. The smell is not overbearing, in my opinion. Even though the remover pads look thin, one pad was enough to remove the nail polish off all 10 fingers. I have not yet tried these on glitter polishes – this will be the real test! It does leave a slight residue but after massaging the oil into my cuticles = no residue and soft cuticles!

Manicare Nail Polish Remover Pads $4.95

Manicare Nail Polish Remover Pads $4.95

The Manicare Scented Moisturising Nail Polish Remover Pads come in a travel friendly tin containing 32 remover pads. These are great for travel and on-the-go. One tin has already found its way into my handbag as I have a bad habit of forgetting that I have an important meeting or interview and having hot pink nails is a no go.

Consider me a convert. These are great value for money, retailing for about $4.95 but are on sale often so keep your eyes peeled! Available at Myer, Priceline, Kmart, Target, Big W, Priceline, and leading pharmacies.

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Review: Violet Box July 2015

Violet Box July 2015

Violet Box July 2015

July’s box will be the last box for Violet Box. As the Australian dollar drops, it is getting increasingly hard to ship products into Australia and as you know, a lot of the brands included in these monthly boxes from Violet Box are foreign brands. This is sad news for me because I really liked receiving these monthly beauty boxes and it was a great introduction to fantastic overseas beauty brands.

The first thing I noticed was the box. It was no longer the useful sliding box I was used to…

Violet Box July 2015

Violet Box July 2015

The information card is also very different to what we have been receiving over the past 2 years – “In order to comply with the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991 Violet Box publishes ingredient information on this card. For tips on how to use these products please visit the Violet Box Blog (www.violetbox.com.au)”.

Mr. Bean Mandarin Coffee Scrub $17.95
Seems like the hype surrounding coffee body scrubs has slowly died down. I’ve always been interested in coffee body scrubs but the whole process seems drawn out and messy so I was never quite ‘there’ when it came to purchasing one. I’ll put this away for a pamper day. Not a fan of citrus scents though and even through the packaging, I can already smell the mandarin scent. I hope it’s not too strong. Like many coffee body scrubs on the market, Mr. Bean Coffee Scrub promises soft, smooth skin and reducing the appearance of cellulite amongst other things.

Starlooks Lip Pencil $6USD
This is a sample size and I received this in Peony – a nice natural pink-brown.

Urban Skincare Co Resurrect Hair Wash ~$3.48/35ml ($9.95/100ml)
Urban Skincare Co Recovery Conditioner ~$3.4/5ml ($9.95/100ml)
We’ve received Urban Skincare Co products before and these sound like great products to use on my dry and damaged hair.

Tarocco Body Wash $4USD
Another citrus-scented product….Tarocco is known for its olive oil-based beauty products. This is also contains orange oil to really provide an enriching and hydrating body wash. Probably pass this onto a family member or friend as the orange scent is quite strong and medicinal..

Etat Libre D’Orange $199AUD
A mature citrus (!) floral scent which I’ll pass onto someone who’ll appreciate the sample more than me. Not a scent that’s down my alley.

July’s Violet Box left me a little disappointed especially for a last hurrah. The majority of products being citrus-scented meant that the samples would not be used by me. I know I definitely won’t be using the last two samples, with the coffee scrub being a question mark for now. Not sure if I want to!

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What’s In My Travel Bag – Hong Kong and Singapore Version

Firstly, I’d like to apologise for the lack of posts. I went on a whirlwind trip to Singapore and Hong Kong for 10 days and didn’t have time to schedule posts! But now I’m back :)

I love seeing what skincare, beauty, cosmetic products people take with them on their holidays. This was what I brought with me:

In my carry-on:

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Lanolips – couldn’t find my 101 Ointment in time for this trip, so I opted for the lip balm to prevent my lips from drying out.
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream – this is a super intensive hand cream that’s great to combat the dryness that comes with the recycled airplane air. It gets absorbed quickly into my skin and doesn’t leave a greasy mess behind.
Sheet Mask – we all know how drying the air can be on the plane so a face mask always helps to keep my face hydrated. I like to travel with a sheet mask (or two if it’s a long haul flight) and put it on once I get settled in.
Dermalogica Ultrasoothing Eye Serum – once I remove the sheet mask, I apply some eye cream and moisturise and off to sleep I go! Right before landing, I’ll apply a bit more to brighten up my eyes.
Kora Organics Energising Citrus Mist – whenever my skin is feeling a bit dry and tight, I’ll spray this mist. It’s refreshing and brightens up my skin instantly.
Eyedrops – the dry air irritates my eyes so eye drops are an essential!
Hand sanitiser – cos germs everywhere.

What I actually packed for 10 days in locations with high humidity. On holidays, I tend to wear as little makeup as possible as I like to use that time to go exploring!

Skincare:
Cleanser – Bioderma Sebium Purifying Foaming Gel. I’ve used this before and I know it works well with my skin so packed a sample size one on the trip to use it up!
Exfoliator – Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant. This is my HG exfoliator. It’s so gentle but works effectively.
Toner - Kora Organics Energising Citrus Mist. Multi-tasking :)
Moisturiser – Nivea Q10 Day Cream. My favourite everyday moisturiser which works well as a base as well.
Makeup remover – Bioderma Sebium Purifying Cleansing Micelle Solution*. Again, another HG. My go-to makeup remover! Feels like water but removes EVERY trace of makeup.
Night cream – Nivea Q10 Night Cream. Not greasy, and wake up with soft and hydrated skin. Winning.
Eye cream - Dermalogica Ultrasoothing Eye Serum*. Gentle and keeps the eye area moisturised.
Serum - Hydraluron*. The different climate caused havoc with my skin for a bit and Hydraluron helped keep it moisturised and soft.

Cosmetics:
Clarins BB Skin Perfecting Cream* – I’ve used this so much and can’t believe I haven’t written a review on it yet. It’s one of my HG products because it provides medium coverage yet feels so light on the skin.
Australis ACONTOUR* – All about that contour game!
NARS Luster blush and theBalm Frat Boy – I opted for a dusty rose and peachy blush as they seem to be the most flattering on my skintone.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow – Again, another HG. Perfect brows that stay put in the humid!
NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer – Lack of sleep meant heavy eye bags and I knew that this NARS concealer had its work cut out. Did not disappoint!
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes eyeliner – Didn’t pack any eyeshadows with me so for some definition, I packed this. Long-lasting and does not smudge.
Benefit They’re Real mascara – Knowing that it was the Summer in Hong Kong and Singapore, I knew I had to pack some waterproof, hard to remove with water products to make it through the trip. This Benefit mascara is one of my favourites. It holds a curl well and even has its own remover.
Edward Bess Ultra Slick lipstick in Night Romance, Bite Beauty Sucre matte cream lip crayon and NARS Velvet Matte lip pencil in Dragon Girl – opted for one everyday, one for night and one which can multitask for any occasion.
Batiste Dry Shampoo – ok, so technically not a makeup product but a beauty product nonetheless and one I cannot live without!

 

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Review: Violet Box May 2015

This month’s box arrived a week into June. I had a to take a second thought about whether it was a May or June box but then realised Violet Boxes always arrive at the end of the month and not the beginning! They did explain on their Facebook page that the delay was due to Violet Box waiting for an item to arrive to their warehouse. Unfortunately, that product (an eye cream) still hasn’t arrived so they decided to send out the May Violet Box without causing even further delays.

Let’s get straight into it…

Violet Box May 2015

Violet Box May 2015

Mitsura Kabuki Brush $14.95
I actually have a number of kabuki brushes in my brush collection but have no idea what to use them for… This one by Mitsura is densely packed with synthetic bristles and feel very soft on the skin.

Soak Skin Booster Body Lotion ~$1.50/25ml ($29.95/500ml)
This body lotion contains chia seeds! I thought chia seeds was to only be consumed but I guess it has other properties like boosting the skin’s barrier function to help your skin look its best. It has a very light oatmeal, citrus scent and is absorbed immediately into the skin leaving no greasy feeling behind!

Hair & Me Hair Rejuvenation Treatment $19.95
I absolutely love hair treatments. I use them in place of conditioner. This Hair & Me Hair Rejuvenation Treatment is an oil-based hair treatment containing oils such as coconut and jojoba to help repair, moisturise and strengthen your hair. I very rarely use oils in my hair as a treatment as it gets ridiculously messy but this seems to have taken out that mess factor so I have no excuses now! It smells very coconutty (yum!) and has a thick creamy texture. This was supposed to be in the April Violet Box but it didn’t arrive to their warehouse in time.

Urban Skincare Co. Backstreet Collection Infuse Body Balm ~$4.53/35ml ($12.95/100ml
Last month, we received the Daily Hand and Body Cleanser. This month is a body moisturiser. This has a strong lemongrass scent (not one of my faves!) but again, like the Soak Skin Booster Body Lotion, it is absorbed into the skin easily and leaves behind no greasy residue.

Meraki by Design Body Scrub $? ($15.95/220g)
A vegan-friendly body scrub, I received this in Blue Vanilla Berry. Body scrubs are having their moment now and I’m still put off by the mess and time factor. I’ll pack this into my travel bag and use it when I’m on holidays. Body scrubs are supposed to be quite good at minimising the appearances of cellulite, stretch marks, spider veins etc and meant to help soothe the skin. The Meraki by Design Body Scrubs are made from raw sugar and oils.

Overall, this month’s box was much better than April’s Violet Box.  The inclusion of two body moisturisers is a bit annoying but they will get used and plus, we’re in Winter now so who doesn’t need body moisturisers?

As always, the value of the box exceeds the monthly subscription fee and Violet Box has again delivered some great products from new brands.

Subscription boxes are available from $22.95/month. For more information on Violet Box, check out their website here.

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Review: Imperial Leather Body Wash

I received these in a thoughtful pamper pack nearly a year ago and I only just realised that I hadn’t written a review about these!

I am a bit of a body wash junkie hence why these have lasted nearly a year. After someone entered my bathroom, they said to me “You must have every brand under the sun for bath products” and I’m not even going to deny it. I like to mix and match my body washes depending on the weather, my mood etc

Imperial Leather Body Washes

Imperial Leather Body Washes

Imperial Leather added a range of body washes and hand scents to their already amazing body wash range with a focus on scent. Scent is a funny thing. It has a way of affecting our moods through its association with certain experiences and events. Whenever I am travelling, I love to buy a perfume at my destination and use it whilst I’m there. This way, whenever I am back home and I spray that scent, I am reminded of my holiday. This is why Imperial Leather Master Perfumers were given the task to create new and exciting scents for the range based on Imperial Leather’s classic five fragrance families. I was kindly sent two bottles, No. 37 – Flirtatious and the limited edition Blue Lagoon.

Flirtatious is “A dark and enticing fusion of red pomegranate and velvety rose, enhanced by dashes of aromatic patchouli, jasmine, spiced cedar and a lingering trace of black vanilla.” It has a slightly musky scent due to the rose but once lathered, it lightens up as the pomegranate comes through. I like to use this on colder days or when I’m feeling slightly down.

Blue Lagoon has “[a] gentle blend of guava, peach nectar, hibiscus and champaca scents, further enhanced by dashes of blonde wood and musk notes.” This one is light and fruity and I love this on summery days as it just brings me back to my holidays in Hawaii. So tropical and luxurious!

In terms of packaging, they come in huge 500ml bottles with a lid that you press down on one side to open. I do prefer pumps as they’re so much easier to just leave on the caddy or shelf. With this type of packaging, you need to actually tip the bottle upside down to get some product out. The consistency is a slightly creamy liquid that pours slowly out of the bottle. I usually just give it a quick squeeze to dispense the body wash quicker. The body wash lathers up nicely and leaves my skin feeling soft and moisturised. I dispense a 50 cent sized amount of product and this is more than enough for my whole body. The scents are not overpowering but does little just a tiny bit after my showers.

Imperial Leather has always offered value for money products and this is no exception. The scents are so luxurious and the size is huge and the best part is they retail for about $7 at Coles, Woolworths, pharmacies and independent retailers. There’s about 9 different scents in their permanent range and I hope they re-release Blue Lagoon in time for Summer!

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Review: Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

I was very lucky to be offered a 4 week series of intensive facial treatments by Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa in Paddington. Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa is a relaxing oasis right on Oxford Street, Paddington. Once you step into the salon, you would never guess that it’s on a busy main road.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

The spa is stocked with Aveda products from hair to skincare to makeup. When you first arrive, you’re greeted by a friendly staff member and they get you to fill in an elemental nature questionnaire whilst sipping on your complimentary tea.This elemental questionnaire helps your beauty therapist figure out the appropriate scents and products to use on you for that specific appointment. This is because some days, you may be feeling more stressed than other days etc.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

There are 4 treatment rooms out the back and it’s so quiet and dimly lit, you really do forget you’re in Paddington! Each room is slightly different to each other in terms of layout.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

My beauty therapist for the 4 weeks was Brittany and she is one of the most knowledgeable therapists I’ve ever come across. She was very patient with me, she knew her stuff, and was able to answer all my questions concerning my skin. You can definitely tell that Brittany loves her job and is very passionate about what she does. She was very attentive and took great care in ensuring I was comfortable and had a great experience.

Facial #1

This initial consultation took 60 minutes and after analysing my skin, Brittany recommended the Perfecting Plant Peel, an intensive deep exfoliation equivalent to a 30% glycolic peel designed to renew the skin’s complexion. Immediately after, my skin felt smooth and refreshed.

My skin did not react ideally to this treatment as my skin become much more oilier during the week. I noted this and informed Brittany at my next appointment.

Facials #2, #3 and #4

After informing Brittany of how my skin reacted to the Perfecting Plant Peel, she suggested we go to the Botanical Resurfacing facial, a natural and innovative alternative to micro-dermabrasion.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Brittany buffed off the bamboo extract and placed a warm towel over me for a minute, as soon as the towel was removed, it felt like new skin resurfacing!

Afterwards, my skin was just glowing. My pores appeared smaller and the very few fine lines I had didn’t appear so noticeable. The oil control was also much better with the Botanical Resurfacing facial.

We continued with the Botanical Resurfacing facial for my 3rd and 4th facials as the results were amazing. My skin looked flawless, glowing and refreshed. I managed to go without a base face product for most of the week.

I have to add, the whole process of getting a facial was so relaxing and calming, I can’t believe it took me this long!

Basically, when you get to the treatment room, the beauty therapist leaves you alone for a few minutes so you can get undressed and into their very comfy bath robe.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

When she re-enters, you’re treated to a very nice foot massage. At this stage, you’re also asked to smell 3 different scents and to choose one which you like best. I think I opted for the ‘grounding’ scent most.

The next part is my favourite part – you take the robe off (beauty therapist hides behind a towel), jump onto the bed and the towel is placed on top of you. THEN, you get wrapped up like a caterpillar about to turn into a butterfly in a snug cocoon-like shape with some heavy duty blankets.

Whilst the facial treatment is doing its thing, you receive a nice foot massage and on one occasion, I received a head massage with a hair oil treatment which left my hair feeling SO SO soft!

During all this, you do get a whiff of the scent you chose at the beginning which is meant to calm and relax you.

My favourite thing about my weekly facials was the fact that each facial was customised to how I was feeling each appointment and Brittany took great care to ensure that I left the salon feeling relaxed and great.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Prior to my intensive weekly facials, I did not think much of salon facials. I thought that I was already doing enough with my weekly facials at home. However, after seeing the results, my mind has definitely been changed.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa, Paddington

The pricing tier goes like this: 30 minutes ($85), 60 minutes ($130) and 90 minutes ($130). For most of my appointments, they went for about 30 minutes.

For more information about this oasis in Paddington, check out their website. Details about available packages are also listed on the website.

Mineral Lifestyle Hair Spa is located at 17 Oxford St, Paddington. You can contact them on: (02) 9360 7311 and I highly recommend requesting Brittany as your beauty therapist!

 

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Review: Puretopia Sensitive Care Gentle Cleansing Hair & Scalp Shampoo

I have mild psoriasis on my scalp and have been using my trust Neutrogena T Gel shampoo for over 2 years now but it does have a fragrance that gets some getting used to. When I saw that Puretopia also has a shampoo for sensitive and irritated scalp, I decided to try it hoping it may rival my trusty Neutrogena T Gel shampoo.

Puretopia Sensitive Care Gentle Cleansing Hair & Scalp Shampoo ($10.99)

Puretopia Sensitive Care Gentle Cleansing Hair & Scalp Shampoo ($10.99)

Puretopia Sensitive Care Gentle Cleansing Hair and Scalp ($10.99) shampoo says

The combination of moisturising botanical cleansers, oat and wheat proteins in a fragrance free formula works to gently cleanse both the hair and scalp that is irritated and sensitive. The result will be soft manageable hair and a soothed scalp.

The first thing I noticed was how much the consistency of the shampoo looked like glue! I was hesitant at this point to wash my hair with this as I was picturing my hair becoming stuck with glue everywhere. Anyway, I pushed on and lathered it into my hair. Now, the shampoo spreads easily but does not lather up. This wasn’t an issue for me (but may be for you?) as I always shampoo my hair twice before conditioning. Without conditioning, my hair did feel clean but also very knotty. You definitely need to follow up with a conditioner or hair treatment. Afterwards, my hair felt soft and clean, and my scalp was not irritated or made any worse by the shampoo. True to its word, there is no discernible smell, just a very clinical, botanical scent which, I am assuming, is derived from the “botanical cleansers, oat and wheat proteins”.

Price-wise, it is a bit expensive compared to regular supermarket brands but when compared with premium haircare bands, the price is reasonable. As for whether it replaces my HG shampoo, not necessarily. Both are similar in price and I will be alternating between my Neutrogena T Gel and this Puretopia one as it’s very hard to find a scalp treatment shampoo that works!

You can purchase Puretopia products including this shampoo from Priceline and selected pharmacies nationwide. To find the nearest one to you, check out their stockist locator here.

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Review: Designer Brands CC Creme

Designer Brands CC Creme ($14.99)

Designer Brands CC Creme ($14.99)

Prior to receiving this Designer Brands CC Creme in my mailbox, I had never tried a CC cream before. I only dabbled with BB creams briefly as I was so overwhelmed and actually came across one I liked on my first few tries.

This Designer Brands CC Creme promises a number of things – minimise the appearance of uneven skin tone, pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles and brighten dull, tired skin.

And after using it over the course of 3 months, I can definitely agree with the above.

In terms of coverage, it is not super heavy at all. In fact, it provides very sheer coverage. This may not be suited to your needs but for me, it was perfect. I have broken capillaries on my cheeks and some redness around my nose and the Designer Brands CC Creme provided just enough coverage so that the redness was covered without being too heavy on my face. It definitely felt light and would be great to wear in summer, as it contains SPF15. The consistency is not too water, or too thick. One pump was more than enough to cover my face and was easily buffed in.

Designer Brands CC Creme ($14.99)

Designer Brands CC Creme ($14.99)

I have used this for over three months now, and always reach for it when I just need to even out my skin tone without looking too made up. It makes for a great “natural” make up base.

The Designer Brands CC Creme comes in two shades – Light Medium and Medium Dark, and the shade I received, Medium Dark makes for great match. Not too light, or too dark, but just the right balance to brighten up my skin.

And a quick mention of the packaging. It’s very lightweight, handles clumsiness well and looks sleek!

The shade range is limited, so if you can find a match and are looking for natural coverage, have a look at this Designer Brands CC Creme. For your local stockist, call 1300 765 332 or check out their online store locator.

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Review: Innoxa Full Colour Lip Creams in Citrus Cake and Lovable Lilac

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Citrus Cake and Lovable Lilac ($14.95)

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Citrus Cake and Lovable Lilac ($14.95)

These sleek, frosted tubes of pigmented lip colour is a new offering by Innoxa promising

A luxurious non-drying lip colour that combines the texture of a lipstick with the shine finish of a gloss! The weightless formula leaves lips looking rich in colour and feeling refreshed upon application. 

As you can see, the frosted tubes and printed brand name gives these Full Colour Lip Creams a sleek look. They come with a doe foot applicator for easy precise application. These are available in six different shades and I was sent Citrus Cake and Lovable Lilac. Citrus Cake is a pigmented orange red. Lovable Lilac is a soft purple-pink which leans neutral-warm on me.

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Lovable Lilac and Citrus Cake ($14.95)

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Lovable Lilac and Citrus Cake ($14.95)

In terms of colour payoff, Citrus Cake applied with more pigmentation compared with Lovable Lilac which was a bit more sheer but was able to build up the intensity with ease. Both are creamy and have a glossy finish. Both did leave a very light stain after the gloss faded away. They felt comfortable on my lips and the gloss finish was not too sticky.

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Lovable Lilac ($14.95)

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Lovable Lilac ($14.95)

In terms of wear time, they lasted about 2 hours without eating or drinking happening. This is as expected for glosses for me.

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Citrus Cake ($14.95)

Innoxa Full Colour Lip Cream in Citrus Cake ($14.95)

Available in six different shades, you can grab the Innoxa Full Colour Lip Creams ($14.95) online, at selected Myer, Priceline and pharmacies nationally.

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