Venus and Mars has come a long way from just selling emu oil-based soaps, they now have emu-oil based cosmetics and a mineral make-up line called Pureglow. I’m a fan of their Emu Lip Detox, a lip balm that does not contain petroleum jelly, but still keeps my dry lips moisturized throughout the day. Venus and Mars’s sister site, Pureglow, made the Lip Detox even better with Emu Mineral Lip Butter Tints.
Break free from chemicals! Give your lips the authentic, lavish pampering it has always wanted. Made out of the finest essential oils, lips will surely be younger-looking in no time. There’s nothing more it could ever ask. Not at all heavy on the lips!
Ingredients: Emu Oil, Castor Bean Oil, Almond Oil, Carnauba Wax, Mica, Peppermint, Beeswax, Vitamin E Oil
Emu Mineral Lip Butter Tints are available in 4 shades; Pink Posies, Wine Pearl, Blossoming Hush and Orgasmic Rush. I ordered Pink Posies, Wine Pearl and Orgasmic Rush. Each tint is sold at Php 150.
Emu Mineral Lip Butter Tints swatches:
The most suitable colors for my morena skin is Orgasmic Rush and Wine Pearl. Pink Posies is way too artificial for my skin color, it’s perfect for fair-skinned girls.
Emu Mineral Lip Butter Tints on my lips:
I’d love to have pink lips but Pink Posies is not for me, =(
Wine Pearl is on the reddish pink shade. Pureglow described it as a lips-but-better shade but not for me. I still find it a little reddish.
Now, Orgasmic Rush is my lips-but-better-shade! Jamie described it as reminiscent of Nars Orgasm Blush. She’s right on describing it as a peachy-pink shade. Peach shades suits me best and this also applies with my blushes I think.
The Lip Butter Tints come in a twist-up tubes just like the lip balms. I love that it still carries the minty formulation, the reason why I tried the lip tints. These are highly pigmented but it still needs second or third layer of application on the lips.
The lip tints are not creamy hence I need to swipe it over again. After a few hours, I noticed that my lips easily gets dry and the color will be visible at the lines of my lips. I have to check from time to time to reapply.
Venus and Mars/Pureglow may have the perfect lip balm, the Emu Lip Detox, but with the added ingredients to make it into a lip tint may have diminished its moisturizing properties on the lips. I still use the Orgasmic Rush but I top it off with my Burt’s Bees lip balm.
Pureglow website: http://pureglow.multiply.com/
Venus and Mars website: http://venusandmars08.multiply.com/