I’ve been seeing lip treatment oils talked about on different beauty blogs a lot lately, and I’ve been curious about them…but for whatever reason, I just hadn’t gotten around to giving them a try.
I wanted to try these Lancome Juicy Shakers ($21) for a couple of reasons. First, they’re super, SUPER cute.
They’re seriously some of the cutest lip products I’ve ever seen.
Second, the bi-phase formula (the oil and pigment settle, so you shake these up to mix them together before using them).
After you give these a quick shake, there’s an adorable little cushion applicator that you use to apply the color.
So…I really, really think these are cute. So damned cute! And they’re just perfect for the summertime, because you can get that super glossy look on your lips, but because they also contain the oil, they’re actually moisturizing.
I feel like a lot of glosses, even though they’re shiny, are actually not moisturizing at all. But these are nice because they’re moisturizing AND glossy yet aren’t thick or sticky.
As you might guess, because of the oil, they do have a somewhat oily feel, but they’re not greasy or anything like that. They feel rather unlike other lip products I’ve tried.
The two colors I have here are Apri-Cute (a peach/apricot) and pinky Berry Tale.
On my lips, Apri-Cute is pretty sheer; you don’t see a ton of pigment, but there’s a time and a place for that. And Berry Tale is a really glossy, pretty pink lip color.
I think these are great for super low-key makeup days. When I’m just heading into work and don’t have much time to do a lot of makeup, I definitely reach for these Juicy Shakers, much as I reach for a lip balm, except that I choose these instead of a lip balm when I want more gloss.
There’s something about these Juicy Shakers that I just really adore. I mean, I have a TON of makeup, so it’s not that often that I come across a product that I think is especially unique.
That’s not to say that I don’t fall in love with a new product like every other day (haha), BUT I think these are just so cute and fun to put on. To me, having fun is a big reason why I like makeup — it’s one of the few opportunities in my day to just play around! Whenever I see a product that puts a fun twist on a basic, I gotta give it a thumbs up.
I will say, though, that they have a very fruity smell (just a heads up). They almost smell like children’s cough syrup or fruit snacks — you know, that artificially sweet fruity scent, which, because it does remind me of my childhood, and I’m always here for a bit of nostalgia, doesn’t bother me at all! But it is very noticeable, so I wanted to point that out to you guys.
In case you’re wondering, I’m wearing Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint in Deep (more details in this post) // MAC Soft Serve Shadow in So So Saucy (swatches and review in this post) // Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara // Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Poured in Champagne Pop // Becca Luminous Blush in Tigerlily.
I’d love to hear if you guys have tried these or other lip oils. I’m new to this whole lip oil thing, so I’d love to hear your thoughts!