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Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet – Review, Photos, Swatches

Product Breakdown:

Revlon Lip Butters launched roughly a year ago, and have quickly become a much-loved, even iconic product. They are pitched as a kipstick/lipbalm hybrid – that is, a highly pigmented lip product that is nourishing to your lips and comfortable to wear. Today I’ll be looking at the Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet.

Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet 1_1

Revlon Lip Butter packaging is very consistent with Revlon’s branding, coming presented in cute “quilted” tubes, tinted a colour similar to the shade encased within, and with a handy clear top to more accurately see the shade of the product.

Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet 2

In the tube, Red Velvet is a deep berry, almost brown shade of red.

Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet 3

When applied to my lips, Red Velvet really does come into its own. It’s a lovely rich berry, and is much more pigmented than I was expecting, giving a lovely wine-stained lip.

Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet Swatch 1

Red Velvet is not 100% opaque, which (in my opinion) makes it much easier to wear. When I wear this shade I feel effortlessly sexy and vampy.

Revlon Lip Butter in Red Velvet Swatch 2

There is no doubt the texture of this Lip Butter (as I have found with all that I have tried) is very creamy. I can’t say I find it particularly hydrating, but it doesn’t dry my lips out, and is quite comfortable for as long as I am wearing it.

The wear time is not fantastic, it starts to fade after around 3 hours, and I definitely need to reapply after lunch or a cup of coffee.

What they say:

  • Buttery balm with beautiful shiny colour
  • Hydrating mango, shea and coconut butter formula boosts lip moisture
  • Sheer to medium colour with a buttery shine
  • Pampering gel formula provides super charged hydration
  • Glides on lips buttery smooth
  • Available in 20 delicious shades

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RRP:

$21.95 AUD
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Product Breakdown: Revlon Lip Butters launched roughly a year ago, and have quickly become a much-loved, even iconic product. They are pitched as a kipstick/lipbalm hybrid – that is, a highly pigmented lip product that is nourishing to your lips and comfortable to wear. Today I’ll be looking at the Revlon Lip Butter in Red ...

Review Overview

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Summary : My verdict: As far as lipsticks go, Revlon Lip Butters aren't my all-time favourite. Having said that, they are a workday staple for me as I find them comfortable to wear and easy to reapply - I'm very happy to swipe and go. Red Velvet is probably my favourite shade in the Revlon Lip Butter range. It feels effortlessly sexy (and we all need a bit of that in our lives!)

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