June 19, 2009

Duwop Lip Venom Flash

Super thanks to my friend Martha!

The moment I read her post, i asked her if its ok for her to buy me one too! But she said, she can't guarantee if there are still stocks available. Imagine my surprise when she texted me the next day that she bought this na! And this is the last one available.. hehe..
Super thanks again sis! =) Hope I can return the favor soon..

*pic borrowed from their website*

Duwop Lip Venom

Description on their website:
Lip Venom was the very first lip plumper on the market, creating the lip plumping category for the beauty industry. The tingly gloss uses essential oils to enhance lips' natural color and shape by increasing circulation. The result: fuller bee stung lips.

The secret behind Lip Venom is a blend of essential oils, which include cinnamon, wintergreen, and ginger, that cause the blood to rush to the surface of the lips, flushing and swelling them slightly. The gloss also includes jojoba and avocado oil that moisturize and give the lips intense shine. You end up with a shiny, naturally rosy pout that cannot be achieved by wearing ordinary lip gloss.

DuWop Lip Venom is sulfate-free, petro-chemical-free, fragrance-free, dye-free, free of pthalates, no GMO's, no PPG's, no MEA's DEA's, TEA's, is formaldehyde-free, and triclosan-free.

DuWop does not use animal testing on any of their products.



Actual pics:

Pics borrowed from Martha
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Info on the leaflet:

Duwop Lip Venom Flash
is a spicy tingly gloss that enhances your lips' natural color and shape (our original lip venom formula) spiked with silver shimmer.

Weight:
0.12oz / 3.5ml

Directions:
Apply as often as desired. A sensation of heat and tingling is normal (some say desirable). Discontinue use if unpleasant irritation persists.

Ingredients:
Polyisobutene, Jojoba oil, Avocado oil, Mica, Microcrystalline wax, Natural essences, D&C Red #6, Balake, Propyl Paraben.

Retails for $16 online / Php 995 on Beauty Bar

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My thoughts:
Really gives a tingly sensation a minute after application. I immediately felt my lips getting bigger and pouter =) Its spicy but tolerable (or maybe I'm just used to spicy glosses/lipbalms).

The tube packaging that came with it is cute, but when I opened it I got shocked coz the Lip venom itself is so tiny! Its only 2.5 inches! But you only need a small amount to make your lips shiny & full.

I think this is a bit expensive for a lip plumper but it really does the job.

For cheaper alternatives, you would want to try :
ELF's Plumping Lip gloss (Php 125) and Sally Hansen's Lip Plumper (Php 599).


See ya next time! =)


7 comments:

THE BEAUTY JUNKEE said...

The reason why Lip Venom is expensive because it boasts of Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton as one of its users. Now that's a very big contributing factor :)

verina oei said...

OMG lip plumping ! so it works ! i want one !lol
i have one its oriflame,i think it works i dunno whether its just my suggestion or it really works but yes it gives me tingly sensation.lol.
i heard that hillary duff uses venom !ughhhh
lol
omg,a random fact,a captcha under this box im typing says 'ORGIE'
loll

Askmewhats said...

I have never tried and will NEVER try any of the lip plumping products because of my thick lips! but it's nice to read reviews from people who has used it ! :)

Pammy said...

i once had this but i swore i'll never buy one again because my lips went pale and the stinging was just too much. it's like my lips had red and white patches. i hope it works for you and you won't have a bad experience like mine. :)

btw, MAC's plushglass sort of gives a plumping effect since it is kinda minty. reminded me of lip venom, only a little more subtle.

Khymm said...

@ beauty junkee - that's good to know! =)

@ verina - yeah the plumping works but disappears after 20 mins or so..

@askmewhats - you're blessed with pouty lips na eh! =) **inggit**

@ pammy - the stinging for me is tolerable. I expected more pa nga eh! hehe.

Khymm said...

@ pammy - so sad the Lip venom didnt work for you.

HimeBerry said...

i saw these at beauty bar, shang. i think they increased their price na...1k above. i don't know if i'll get this for xmas since it is very expensive and i don't really need one. but the only reason why i want one is because it's very popular... hahaha just want to try it.

oh, my mom tried the sally hansen version but stopped using it because it irritated her lips daw.

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