I sometimes get why guys are unable to comprehend women – we can be a bunch of relatively convoluted beings. Just take me as a prime example. I am always happy like a bird when I manage to find another use for a product – the Laneige Love in Bloom Sculpting Blusher is a blusher, highlighter and dark circle concealer woohoo!
Yet when a product comes with a double-usage label, I’m all sceptical, complete with The Rock’s one raised eyebrow.
Say hello to The Body Shop Lily Cole Lip & Cheek Dome -cue the eyebrow-
The eyebrow remains raised.
- I have no issues with the container and packaging – it’s an easy to open twist cap, which is what the CLIO Touching Apple Cheek should have had.
- It’s a convenient size that fits snugly into the palm and is easy to grip with the fingers.
- Sadly, as a blusher, it doesn’t cut it. The colour is so faint and requires multiple layers for the colour to manifest.
- However, by then, the colour is so glossy that it looks like I tried to snuggle up with the arse of an incontinent baboon.
- It’s also too glossy to pass off as a blusher – nope, it’s not even close to being called “dewy”. It’s like how none of my friends will call me Bae Suzy. hahahaha.
- What’s more, it tends to pick up more foundation/BB/powder than depositing colour on my face. Why???? Now I’ll have to redo my cheek area. Tsk.
- As a lip gloss, yes it adds a slight layer of gloss over my lips to help negate the chapped portions, but there’s really not much colour. Plus, the amount of moisture it maintains doesn’t compare to a normal lip balm.
So… it doesn’t perform well as a blusher, nor does it perform well as a lip gloss / balm. See, my initial scepticism was spot on. hah! Sorry Lily and The Body Shop – I love you, just not this product.