Product Review: LUSH The Kiss Lip Gloss

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I stopped by LUSH’s Upper West Side boutique on Saturday to pick up a new bottle of Eau Roma rose-lavender facial spray (essential in dry winter weather!) and I was distracted by the new Valentine’s Day products, including The Kiss Lip Gloss. Can you blame me?

The Kiss is being billed as LUSH’s first lip gloss, but as you can see from my photo, it has a whipped, frosting-like consistency. I’d describe it as a glossy balm, rather than  typical lip gloss. It has a light cherry-almond scent and a pearlescent, pale-pink sheen. It doesn’t show much pigment once it’s applied to the lips, but it feels wonderfully moisturizing. It works well alone, as a gleamy balm to enhance your natural lips, or over lipstick to amp up the color and add shine.

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The Kiss includes shea butter, almond oil, and castor oil,  as well as more exotic natural ingredients like cupuaçu butter, agave syrup, and guarana seed powder. It’s vegan, preservative-free (good for a year), and free of animal testing.

And then, of course, there’s that label design, like a Valentine from a hundred years ago.

What’s not to love?

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The Kiss Lip Gloss ($8.95) is available at the LUSH website and LUSH shops.

Images: photos by Tinsel Creation.

Product source: I purchased this item at LUSH.

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3 thoughts on “Product Review: LUSH The Kiss Lip Gloss

  1. That frosting like texture looks strange. Is it firmer than it appears? Does it have much of a flavor to it or is it more of a scent of cherry almond?

    1. Hello! It looks very mousse-like, but it turns into more of a “butter” formulation when you scoop a tiny bit out and apply it. It has more scent than flavor—unlike some of LUSH’s other balms and lip scrubs, which really do have a taste!

  2. Thanks. The last thing I need is yet another lip product but that tin is rather cute. The ingredients seem moisturizing. My lips are so dry lately. This cold weather is awful.

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