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Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Etude House lip concealer review

Ever since i realized how nice it is to have nude lips with dramatic eye make-up i became fascinated with using regular concealers to have nude lips.

When i say nude, i want it to be pale nude. So what i do to achieve the look is to moisturize, fill in my lips with lip pencil (to prevent the concealer from setting on my lip lines), then concealer, & a nude gloss. It's a lot of work to achieve the kind of color that i want. So when i heard of lip concealers, i've wanted to try it out.

I only knew of 2 brands that have lip concealers (though there are a lot!) , Etude House & Canmake that's why i'm really glad that Etude House decided to open up a branch here.


This is their product that i'm looking forward to the best!

Have you read my rant about my trip to Etude House? If not, click HERE to read it.

Going back, to the review, i like how creamy it is. Compare to regular concealers that can be drying, this doesn't dry the lips that much (note:it can still dry your lips so make sure you moisturized 1st). I think it only has 1 shade (based on what i saw on the store).


This is how the shade looks like on my skin. You can barely see it!


I decided to use the Ever Bilena Matte Lipstick in Skin since this is the only matte lipstick that i have in nude. See how contrasting they look? How do you think it would look like when we mix them?


I swiped the lipstick on top of the concealer & this is how it looked like. I made sure that i applied lipstick on the edge of the concealer so you would see the difference.


The one in the middle is with the concealer & lipstick while the edges are the lipstick alone. Not bad,huh? It was able to really lighten the lipstick!

Now let's apply it on the lips.

This is my bare lips, no moisturizer whatsoever. I don't want to put anything (can't find my clear balm) so that we'll be able to see how the lip concealer works alone.


Now on the next pic, you'll get to see the difference between the one with the concealer & without. The lower lip has it & the upper lip doesn't. Sorry about the zits.. (-___-")


By the way, i blot out the excess with tissue because if not, the excess product will just settle on the lines of the lips. Then i apply the lip color.

The top lip is the lip color alone & the lower lip has a concealer. It would definitely lighten the color of your lips, especially if you would use a lip color that is way lighter than what i used.

Sorry how my lips look like, but then as what i said, i did not moisturized prior to application. Moisturize first then wait a while before you apply it so that the moisturizer has the time to set.

I pair it with MAC Jubilee & it's great! I can't wear Jubilee alone because i find it too sheer & the color is not able to be shown on my lips. But together with a lip concealer, it gave me that nice pale peachy lips that i wanted!

Yay for lip concealers!
Me love it!
^_^

Pros:
  • available locally (in Metro Manila,that is)
  • cheap
  • lasts longer than regular concealers
  • won't settle on the lip lines compare to concealers
Cons:
  • moisturizer needed prior to application
  • might not be available in some places
Again, make sure you apply moisturizer & scrub your lips first. You can use a brush if you want to. For those looking for this in your local area (internationally) & can't find one, there are a couple on Ebay.

I like it a lot!
Next time i go to Etude House, i'll be getting another as a back-up.

What do you think about this product?
Hope this review helped you.
Hope y'all have a great day!

Jaa ne~!
^_^

28 comments:

Chommie said...

sounds like a really cool product! thanks for sharing! <3

e.motion in motion said...

I have this! I like it but it settles into my lip lines even after I prep them first :(

Khymm said...

i like, i like! this is one of my Etude House wish list.. thanks for the detailed review!

Askmewhats said...

wonderful review Gosh! i don't plan to use this on my own, I never look good on nude lips :D

adin_22 said...

Thanks for this review...Now i want a lip concealer....

Malditang Doktora said...

revlon's nude attitude from the matte collection gives the same effect for less fuss. :)

Jackie said...

thanks for a great review thiamere! i also currently have an obsession with nude lips. i'm so getting this on my next visit to EH.

oOchaOo said...

nice review! :) i just bought this too and i agree that this is a nice product! but my lips are soo dry lately, i can't use it that much. :(
but i still like it <3

Pammy said...

I've been contemplating as to whether or not I will get this item since it gives me the impression that it may dry out my lips. By the way, I hope it doesn't taste awful as I have this bad habit of eating what's on my lips. :P Thanks for the really nice review.

Dina (XYYan) said...

this lip concealer sounds great! I'll add it to my list :D. thanks for the great review!

Lisa Kate said...

I want, I want, I want!! Going to Ebay to find, thanks for the great review! I'm always complaining about my red lips, I want them to be lighter!

xoladiihoneyxo said...

I've heard of lip primers but I've never heard of lip concealers. Nice review like always =]

Crystal said...

great review! i've always been curious about this actually. i wonder how it compares to MAC lip erase.

My-My said...

good review! it sounds convenient to have. i've never heard of etude.

Sugar Strip Ease said...

The nude lips look always work for me. Or maybe I just like it a lot. Thanks for the review. I will go get this one

Pop Champagne said...

nice! the one with concealer definitely looks better. I do love the nude lips look, I finally got myself a few nude lippy colors and I've been obsessed in wearing them to work :)

Sarah said...

Oh this was such a great review!!! You have got the most amazingggg lips- they are just so perfect and gorgeous :)
I love the idea of a lip concealer and just thinking of all the different shades of nude and pink you could make is crazy- how much fun!!!
Thank you so much for your lovely comment- you are such a sweetie :) xox

Louie said...

such a great review sis..kala walang etude dito hehe .I so behind sa mga make up na :C

i luv nude color really gorgeous on your lips :)

☆Anastacia☆ said...

Hello Thiamere! I missing you!

I am not such often visiting Etude House stores, but you made me want to get this product!
It works very well on you!
Thanx for the swatches!
I'll be try to find this stuff too :P

Badet said...

Oooh, that's what the Color me nude concealer is for. I saw this one on my visit to Etude House. =)

Anna said...

I can't wait to try this.

Sush said...

*ooohhs and aahhhs* I believe i missed this post when I didnt have internet connection haha. Gah! I want this! :)

Heli'♥beauties said...

finally found a blog who does etude house product reviews!!

great blog.
I'm gonna be your die hard follower!!
^^

i'm having a giveaway. if you have time, drop by!

Shie said...

I bought mine in etudehouse korean online. Can't wait to use it... I find the etude house nude color lip concealer shade better than the ever bilena. xD thanks for the review...

sherified said...

Thanks for the review! :)
I'm planning to buy one soon~

Marge said...

ey glad i found this, i like the lip stick base, i'll try this rin nga LOL

mocho said...

I'll try this one and see if it'll be able to hide my dark upper lip.

Jomielyn Fabie Santos said...

San sa metro manila makakabili ng COLOR ME NUDE LIP CONCEALER? AVAILABLE PA BA YAN DITO SATIN? SANA MERON :) GUSTO KO TALAGA MAKABILI NYAN.

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