Product Review: Labello Fruity Shine Cherry Tinted Lip Balm

Name: Fruity Shine Cherry Tinted Lip Balm
Brand: Labello
Size: 5,5ml
Price: €3,00

From Labello’s website:
Do you want endless moisture for your lips and sheer yet brilliant colour that works day and night? Fruity Shine Cherry is the sweet way to give your lips a gorgeous hint of blushing cherry red colour and long-lasting moisture for a kissably soft and smooth finish. Delight the senses with the mouth-watering cherry scent. SPF 10 protects lips against UVA and UVB rays.

What I liked:
– moisturizing, leaves lips soft and smooth and prevents chapped lips
– provides a subtle wash of colour and a beautiful wet-look finish
– has SPF
– delicious cherry scent
– the packaging
– the price

What I didn’t like:
– some people may find the colour too sheer

I can’t believe I haven’t reviewed Labello Fruity Shine Cherry Tinted Lip Balm yet. It’s one of my favourite lip balms ever. If you think the pretty red tube looks familiar, but you’ve never heard of Labello before, don’t worry. You’re not going crazy. Labello is also sold under the Nivea Lip Care brand in some countries. Whatever its name, if you love cherry-scented lip products, this is a must. Otherwise, there are lots of other flavours for you to try. So, what is it that makes this lip balm special?

Let’s start with the scent. It smells like cherry candy: sweet and delicious. However, it doesn’t really taste like anything, which is a good thing because, if its flavour was as yummy as its scent, it wouldn’t last long on my lips. I’d just eat it all lol. As it is, it lasts from 2 to 3 hours on me, depending on whether I eat/drink or not.

The texture, thanks to the emollient properties of Castor Oil (which can also bind water in the skin) and Octyldodecanol, glides smoothly on the lips and nourishes them, keeping them soft and moisturized for a few hours. It is also great to prevent or heal dry and chapped lips during the cold winter months. And it also contains Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (UVB filter) and Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone, UVA filter) to protect your pout from the sun rays all year long! The SPF is only 10, so quite low, but it’s still better than nothing.

Once applied, this tinted lip balm leaves behind a soft wash of red colour on the lips. Although the colour is subtle, the shine isn’t. The lip balm has a shiny, wet-look finish that’s really beautiful. And if you want a more intense colour payoff, you can always layer it. Overall, Labello Fruity Shine Cherry Tinted Lip Balm is a delicious treat for the lips: it’s moisturizing, shiny, affordable, and provides a hint of colour and sun protection! What more could you ask for?

Ingredients:
Polyisobutene, Ricinus Communis Oil, Octydodecanol, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Candelilla Cera, Myristyl Myristate, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Cera Microcristallina, Isopropyl Palmitate, Synthetic Wax, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Butyl Methaxydibenzoylmethane, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil, Mangifera Indica Juice, Citrus Aurantifolia Juice, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil, Bisabobol, Glycerin, Mica, Propylene Glycol, Aqua, Neohesperidin Dihydroachalcone, BHT, Silica, Citric Acid, Trideceth-9, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene, Eugenol, Linalool, Benzyl Salicylate, Geraniol, Parfum, CU 77891, CU 15850, CI 45380, CI 51985, CI 77499

Available at: amazon

Summary
Labello Fruity Shine Cherry Tinted Lip Balm has a moisturizing texture that glides smoothly on the lips leaving behind a soft wash of red colour with a wet-look finish that lasts for a few hours. In addition, it protect lips from the sun rays and has a delicious cherry scent.

Rating: 4.5/5

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Comments

    • beautifulwithbrains says

      Icaria, you’re welcome. It’s a lovely lip balm: moisturizing, shiny and with a hint of colour. It’s perfect for this season.

    • beautifulwithbrains says

      Ana, I tried that one too and, while I prefer the shiny version, I can easily see why you were obsessed with that one. Labello really makes some addictive lip balms.

  1. Janessa says

    This is that wonderful lipbalm you recommended! :D I want it! *goes on a search for Fruity Shine Cherry lip balm*
    Sorry I haven’t been commenting. I’ve been too busy since I’m turning in an app this Friday to a school I really want to get into.
    I will comment on all of the posts I’ve missed, promise!
    I am loving Pride and Prejudice (I finish a book VERY slowly because I don’t read very much at once). I’m after the part where Mr. Collins marries __ (don’t want to spoil it for anyone) and Lizzy is disappointed at her friend.

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