Flower Beauty Lip Gloss in Baby’s Breath

BB3 After being incredibly disappointed in the L’Oreal Caresse glosses (you know, the YSL dupes), particularly the shade Pink Perseverance (which I threw in the garbage!), I decided to keep looking for that milky, pinky nude lip. Not wanting to shell out the big bucks for NARS Turkish Delight, I took the budget route with this lip gloss from Drew Barrymore’s line, Flower. The Shine On lip glosses promise “sheer-medium, buildable coverage, non-tacky, and long wear” that provide “pillow-like” softness to the lips.

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The photo at right is just one coat of the Flower lip gloss in the shade LG2, Baby’s Breath.

Application: This is a pretty standard gloss that has a doe-foot applicator. It’s easy to apply, but because of the milky color, a mirror is necessary. No big deal there!

Feel: The texture is thin and it is not sticky at all. Those who loathe sticky lip glosses will probably love this gloss!

Color: I’m really happy with this color. It’s a milky pink and pretty opaque, unlike L’Oreal Pink Perseverance, which literally has no color whatsoever on me. I also think this will be a lovely layering gloss with my favorite lipstick, MAC Creme d’ Nude.

Scent: The gloss smells like flowers, which I don’t notice while it’s on my lips. I smelled it in the tube and am not a fan of floral scents at all! Luckily that isn’t a problem while wearing it.

Staying Power: Glosses tend to not last that long on me since I’m almost constantly drinking something, but when that isn’t a factor, this did have decent staying power in the range of a couple hours.

Price: $7 at Wal-Mart, the only place Flower products are sold. It won’t break the bank.

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As you can see, it’s that nice, milky pink shade! It’s cool in tone as well, which I love. I have so many lipsticks that I can’t wait to try this over.

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Overall, I’m pretty happy with it so far and would probably purchase another gloss in the line. Are they better than Revlon glosses? No, not in my book, but I do like this color!

Want to see how Baby’s Breath compares to NARS Turkish Delight? Check out this post from Ivory and Olive!

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