These $7 Milani Lip Flashes Have Got You Covered

Published in: Drugstore Beauty Finds, Product Reviews

Don’t worry. These new Milani Lip Flashes ($7 each) have totally got you covered. No really, they do. These chubby gloss pencils pack pigment and shimmer like WHOA!


If you golden full coverage glosses, these might be right up your alley. They come in eight shades; I tried the one actually called Lip Flash. It’s an unscented, unflavored shimmery bronze with a thick, sticky texture that really clings to lips, helping it last about four hours on mine.

Hark, what’s that I see up there in the corner? LOL! I have no idea what I’m looking at in this picture…

Lip Flash isn’t bad as far as moisture, either, but since my lips tend to get dry easily, I think I’ll use a base layer of lip balm with these.


Make sure you have a pencil sharpener handy because they do require sharpening, and because the tip is soft, I keep mine in the fridge to let it harden.

Have you tried any of the Lip Flashes before? I think these could be really fun for a night out!

PRICE: $7 each
AVAILABILITY: Available now at drugstores and also online

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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  1. Christy says:

    super cute! I’ll have to check it out next time I’m at CVS πŸ™‚
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  2. karo says:

    wow…. πŸ™‚
    I like it!
    Is soooooo pretty!
    I like your fotos you look sooooo good!
    karo recently posted … Benefit Sugarbomb vs Nars Orgasm

  3. annie says:

    This is why I adore your site! I almost bought all of these yesterday – they seemed so awesome. But I held off hoping to see a swatch and lo and behold – There you are! Thank you!!!

  4. Kimberly says:

    These look like so much fun, I can’t wait to try them out! Thanks for the tip on keeping them in the fridge. The Lip Flash color looks amazing on you, btw! πŸ™‚
    Kimberly recently posted … Adjusting Your Makeup As You Get Older

  5. Jennifer says:

    It’s a very nice color on you!

    But… pencils?! They look horribly drying!
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  6. Jennifer says:

    It’s a very nice color on you!

    But… pencils?! They look horribly drying! I can only afford to use lip balms… πŸ™
    Jennifer recently posted … Another wonderful time in the kitchen

  7. I like your gazing off into the distance look. It makes it seem like you are pondering some deep, meaningful question… like what flavor of gravy to give Tabs for dinner!

    It seems like a lot of companies are coming out with lipsticks/glosses in chubby pencils lately. I’ve been wanting to get some but I’m overwhelmed with options. Which are your favorite?
    Jessi (Lacquered, Painted, Polished) recently posted … Like Buttah- Korres Lip Butter Glaze Review and Swatches

  8. Vonvon says:

    Cute and it’s a pretty color too.
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  9. Jenny says:

    I have one of these in a purpley color and I love it. It’s perfect for going out at night with a great pop of long lasting color on my lips. Not too drying but a little bit of clear balm (Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm in Lemon & Chamomile is my all time favorite forever and ever Amen, hallelujah) over the top sets me up for and all nighter.

  10. Phyrra says:

    This looks really nice on you. I have a few of these. I like them but I tend to use a clear lipliner with them.

  11. Vijaya says:

    That color is absolutely gorgeous. <3
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  12. Coral says:

    I’ve read great things about the lip flash pencils but I’ve yet to get one. I don’t tend to wear a lot of lip product so I try to not go crazy since I know I’ll barely be using it. I may have to though, all these good words and next thing I know I’ll go pick one up when I’m wandering around the store.

  13. Jean says:

    I LOVE this. It’s nice to find products that are affordable but work well.
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  14. Alex says:

    The swatch reminds me of MAC Club eyeshadow!
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  15. Lorraine ER says:

    You look amazing in these pics and that shade really looks great on you! I’ve been meaning to try these but they’re always sold out when I’m looking. Seeing this post makes me want to re-double my efforts πŸ˜‰

  16. Roxanne says:

    I really love the Kate Spade cover you have for your phone!

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  17. Kim says:

    This is a great going-out look for you! I agree with Jessi, above. Definitely a gravy-pondering look into the distance. hee hee!

    • Karen says:

      It’s so very ’90s, isn’t it?

      How’s your Monday going? I’m about to do an early morning run so I can just get it over with, blah!

      • Kim says:

        Totally! πŸ™‚

        Go get ’em! I’ve been back to hitting the treadmill hard too. I’m so used to doing it before bed that when I run in the AM or afternoon on the weekends, I’m beat for the rest of the day. I guess that works out because I’m definitely not a morning person anyway. πŸ™‚ Have you found any new, motivating music? I’m at a bit of a lull but one of my friends reminded me about K7’s Come Baby Come (and oldie but a goody!).

  18. Melissa says:

    I have the hot pink and red one – and WOW! They are fun πŸ™‚ For those who are worried about the “pencil” aspect, they are like a lip gloss on a stick – not like a lip liner pencil. I love mine. The hot pink color is the best hot pink I’ve ever worn. The only downside I’ve found is that they are a little too POW to wear at work. I’ve got to blot and tone down the disco ball aspect but the color really is gorgeous πŸ™‚

  19. Lauren says:

    I have a few of these and love them! Great coverage!!

  20. Nina says:

    i got one of htose for a friend in the UK and id have to admit, i almost grabbed one for myself!

  21. Mandy says:

    That lip color is taking me back to the 90s!

  22. Jen W says:

    Love this look! brown lips are making a comeback
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