Much like every other make-up fanatic, I go through my stages of being obsessed with a particular beauty category. One month it will be lipsticks, the next foundations, blushes, eyeshadows and so on and believe me I’m definitely not done with any these yet but as of late I can’t seem to get enough lipgloss!
I never used to be a huge lipgloss lover so I thought where better to start than with a beauty blogger favourite? And that is how I finally took a dabble in Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfectors (well, that and the 25% discount escentuals were then offering).
The shade I chose is ’04 Petal Shimmer’ which is a gorgeous milky pink shade. If you look closely it is ever so slightly shimmery but it is not actually visible once on as the name would have you think. I would say it has light reflecting particles than actual shimmer, much to my relief as I really hate glittery lipgloss, this helps to achieve a much fuller, pouty looking, glossy lip!
The texture of this for me is just right, not too thick or sticky yet not too thin, a perfect inbetween and it doesn’t take much to build up either, so you’re not gonna be there forever applying product. The scent of this is actually divine, to me it smells like angel cake and it also tastes as good as it smells, hurrah for tasty lipgloss!
The stay time for this gloss is pretty reasonable, it stays on for a good hour to two hours, but obviously it will come off if you are eating or drinking. I also find that it nourishes and moisturises my lips when I wear it which is great as a lot of lipglosses can be quite drying.
I literally don’t have a bad word to say about this Clarins beaut except that fact I now want them all…damn.