New: Sephora Kiss Me Balms!

Sephora Collection Kiss Me Lip Balm

New Sephora Collection Kiss Me Lip Balm

I was in Sephora in Toronto at the end of August, and I saw these new little egg-shaped lip balms. They are literally the cutest thing ever. At $10 CAD I had to try one. There are five tinted shades and one clear balm, and I was immediately attracted to the deepest one, “06 Soda Pop” a purpley-plummy shade.

Sephora Collection Kiss Me Balm in 06 Soda Pop

Sephora Collection Kiss Me Balm in “06 Soda Pop”

I was really surprised by three things. One: the colour pay-off. These tinted balms are super pigmented! It stained my lips slightly too. Check out one swipe:

Swatch: Sephora Kiss Me Balm in Soda Pop

The Kiss Me Balms pack a lot of colour!

The second surprise was that they’re scented and flavoured. “Soda Pop” tastes slightly like cherry cola or maybe cream soda? It’s not too overpowering though. I’m not normally a huge fan of scented or flavoured lip products but I just love the colour of this one so much. Apparently each one has it’s own unique flavour/scent so I can’t comment on the others.

The third surprise is how moisturizing this little balm is. It really gives a long-lasting, hydrating feel to the lips. It actually reminds me of the Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stains, especially since the colour is so pigmented and long-wearing too.

They are also visually similar to the EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balms. I really didn’t like the EOS balms, which comes in similar egg-like packaging.

Sephora Kiss ME Balm vs EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm

Sephora Kiss ME Balm vs EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm

I got the one in the pink egg, “Strawberry Sorbet”. All the EOS balms are  clear, and each one has its own flavour/scent. I was using the EOS as a lip balm, because why else would you use it if its not tinted? Not only did it not feel hydrating, it actually dried out and irritated my lips even more. If you were disappointed by the EOS lip balms, you might want to give the Sephora Kiss Me Balms a chance. The formula is much better, the black and clear packaging is much chicer, and they’re tinted with pretty shades.

Thanks for stopping by ❤

Love,

Nerdy Librarian Girl

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5 responses to “New: Sephora Kiss Me Balms!

  1. rasilla

    The colour payoff is quite nice~

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  2. I know what you mean about the EOS lip balms not being very long-lasting, but I love the fact that I don’t need to dunk my finger in to swipe (as I would have to do with vaseline/carmex etc.) it on my lips and I love that I don’t need to twist a dial. I am loving your coloured Sephora alternative and I was wondering when something like this would come out 😉 x

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  3. I quite like the egg packaging! Find them easy to use. I haven’t used the eos ones but these look lovely – so pigmented! X

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