I’m going to file these Fresh Sugar Lip Treatments under, “GURL, what in tarnation was I thinking?! Why did it take me so long to get on this train?”
Shoot, I’ve walked by these so many times at
my home away from home Sephora, thinking to myself, “Cute! But $22.50 cute? I dunno…”
I mean, let’s face it — they’re lip treatments. I figured there would be dozens of things just like ‘em, but cheaper, at any drugstore.
These Fresh Sugar Lip Treatments, which are available now in 10 shades, have been around a good long while. They seem to send beauty lovers into a crazy-pants tizzy every time a new color joins the fam.
I just haven’t understood the hype, ever since I got sample in a Sephora VIB gift set a few years back. I wasn’t impressed with it then, but looking back now, I think I may have gotten a bad tube, because the three colors I’ve been wearing this month — creamy pink Petal, sheer red Cherry and bold juicy Coral — are the cat’s meow.
Being the perfect time of year for casual lip looks, these kittens love summer. They have just enough tint to show up clearly on my pigmented lips but aren’t fully opaque, so I can still see some of my natural lip color.
And, hello moisture! When I use these throughout the day, all ye flakes be gone.
Oh! — my bad. Pardon me while I sit here rubbing my lips together all day long like a weirdo makeup pervert. Because these feel fantastic on my lips. Just really buttery and comfortable.
Some folks aren’t big fans of the flavor and scent, but I kind of like ‘em. They remind me of lemony fresh sugar cookies. I quite enjoy them.
And speaking of sugar, it is one of the ingredients…
“Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 blends reparative oils and waxes with real sugar, a natural humectant, for delectable and dependable moisture. Sweet and tart black currant oil, rich in plumping essential fatty acids, cushions the lips while antioxidant grapeseed polyphenols and vitamins A, C, and E provide protection from wrinkle-causing free radicals. It provides essential, year-round protection from damaging UV rays.”
Did I mention how much I love how these feel? They’re just so soft…but I probably wouldn’t leave them in the car on a hot day. I mean, they melt into my lips when I apply them, so I can only imagine what a 100-degree day would do to the super soft formula.
Yeah, I think I might have to obsessively collect the rest of these…
NOTE TO SELF: Swing by Sephora and check out the latest color, Tulip (it’s a hot pink!).
I highly recommend them as a gift for yourself. You worked hard this week.
You can find them now at Fresh counters, Sephora and online for $22.50 each.
Raise your hand if you didn’t get any sleep last night!
Oh, boy. I stayed up way too late looking for hair inspiration because I have an appointment at the salon today to get a cut and color.
I’ve been leaning toward warm copper highlights…but I’m still not sure. I’ll probably decide at the absolute point-of-no-return last minute.
So what’s new, right?
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,